By Christopher Scott, Lowell Sun
Last July, UMass Lowell bought the former DoubleTree Hotel from the Procaccianti Group of Providence for $15 million and promptly changed the name to the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center.
Then in February of this year, UMass Lowell bought the former Tsongas Arena from the city for $1, and quickly changed its name to the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.
Yesterday, UMass Lowell's real-estate portfolio grew even sweeter, with the groundbreaking of the 84,000-square-foot Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center.
Read the entire story on the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center.