Airport Lands Federal Grant, Offers Rent Relief to Business Park Tenants
Louisa Hufstader and Noah Asimow

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport is getting a small share of about $10 billion in grants distributed by the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act.

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Airport Employment Park Plans Outlined
Vineyard Gazette
The 100-acre employment park that the county commissioners would like to see become a part of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, thereby defraying airport expenses, was outlined in the greatest detail thus far offered, on Wednesday at the county commissioners’ meeting. The airport is the largest item in the county budget.
 
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Airport Commissioners Agree on Strategy For Monitoring Business Park Development
Katherine Wiley
Continuing the development of the airport business park, the airport commissioners this week approved the schedule for distributing lots at the park during the next four months. In their Wednesday evening meeting, they also discussed how best to monitor infrastructure development of the park’s buildings.
 
The commissioners agreed to make seven lots at the business park available for lease over the next four months. Three will be available in October, two in November and two in January.
 
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Vineyard Business Park Is Reaching Its Potential Under New Leadership
Julie Dulude
Once a wasteland of mismanagement and neglect, the airport business park — under new leadership — is shaping up and filling up. And, with plans to polish the park’s image already under way, the business park will prove an appropriate addition to the much anticipated new terminal complex.
 
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Airport Management Plan Approved
Julie Dulude
After a good 45 minutes of arguing over semantics, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission last week approved a plan by county manager Carol Borer to provide administrative assistance and staff support to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission and the airport manager.
 
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Airport Commissioners Move To Develop Business District
Andrew J. Shanley
Six years after a master plan was commissioned for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport in an attempt to make an asset from an eyesore, significant changes are beginning to take shape.
 
The first tenant in a new 63-acre airport business park off Barnes Road is already on the site and, when utility lines are put in place sometime in the year ahead, other businesses are expected to move in rapidly.
 
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Airport Commission Approves a Preliminary Budget
Landry Harlan

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission voted this week to approve a preliminary $5.5 million FY20 airport operating budget, up roughly six per cent.

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New Shell Station Opens for Business
Steve Myrick

After a 15-month hiatus, Island drivers can once again fuel up at the airport business park. The new station, called Northline Shell, is up and running.

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Airport Commission Votes to Expand Business Park
Landry Harlan

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission voted Thursday to take the first steps toward opening up nine additional acres for development in the business park.

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New Airport Shell Station Sees More Delays
Landry Harlan

The opening of a new gas station, car wash and convenience store in the airport business park has been delayed.

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