Cultivators Berkshire Kind to Begin Site Work at William Stanley Business Park in the Fall /

The Pittsfield Economic Development Authority board meets at the Berkshire Innovation Center on Wednesday. This is the first time the board has met in person in more than a year.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Marijuana cultivator Berkshire Kind is “moving along” with its development in the William Stanley Business Park but has an extended timeline and budget.

In the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority’s first meeting since fall 2020, interim Director Michael Coakley reported that the cultivators’ goal is to start site work and foundation work this fall.

“Everything takes longer than they had planned and everything is going to cost them more than they had planned,” Coakley said.

Owners Philip and Jeremy Silverman were faced with an unexpected change when they had to alter the way they are doing their foundation. After that is completed, they will return to PEDA for a finalized design review and will obtain a building permit from the Cannabis Control…

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