By Josh Resnek
The mayor insists it isn’t true the Davis Companies has pulled out of its bid to purchase the sprawling Exxon Mobil property in Everett and turn it into a new multi-billion dollar neighborhood of commercial, light industrial and residential properties.
This, despite reports in the Leader Herald and the Boston Globe that Davis Companies has balked at purchasing the polluted 95 acre industrial property. The mayor insists Davis Companies stepping away is just a ruse.
“Deal for nearly 100-acre Exxon Mobil property in Everett falls through,” read the headline in the Boston Globe September 21.
“The purchase and sale agreement was terminated less than four months after the parties inked the deal,” the Globe added in its story after receiving confirmation of that fact from Davis Companies.
More than two weeks passed before the mayor made an off-the-cuff comment at a public meeting.Continue reading “Mayor: Davis Companies Pull Out “False”“