MassPort's plan for the Seaport's Omni Hotel is changing how business is done here in Boston by elevating the importance of diversity and minority investment at all levels of real-estate development. Could this business model become a new standard for other businesses and industries in the city? And could this business model spread beyond the Bay State and affect business nationwide?
- Duane Jackson, vice-chairman of the MassPort Board of Directors, chairman of the real estate strategic initiatives committee for MassPort. Follow MassPort on Twitter.
- Greg Janey, founding partner and chief executive of Janey Construction Management and Consulting in Boston.
- Mikyoung Kim, landscape architect and owner of the firm Mikyoung Kim Design in Boston. Follow Mikyoung Kim Design on Twitter.