The building at Amity and North Pleasant streets had been a bank since 1930 until TD Bank left last August. Now building owner Barry Roberts and local developers are transforming the 5,000-square-foot First National Bank building it into coworking space, the first such space downtown. The idea is to offer space for people who […]Read More
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When Jerry Guidera decided to join Barry Roberts, Dave Williams, and Kyle Wilson to create a new co-working space in Amherst, their objective was clear.“We wanted to entice young entrepreneurs to stay in Amherst,” he said.Roberts owned the historic First National Bank building in the heart of downtown on 11 Amity St. which the trio […]Read More
In multiplayer, online video games, providing currency and items of value in virtual reality can translate into making cash in the real world. And that’s exactly what Eli Bucher is banking on. The University of Massachusetts Amherst sophomore is part of a three-member team writing computer code that provides an opportunity to earn money […]Read More
With so many professionals in Amherst working from their homes and downtown coffee shops rather than offices, the organizers of the town’s first co-working space believe there will be great demand from those seeking a dedicated place to both pursue their occupations and interact with others. Plans are underway for creating what will be […]Read More