JP Business Receives Small Business Grant

A longtime Jamaica Plain Business was recently awarded a small business grant from Citizens bank.

Mechanical Solutions in Jamaica Plain that served Boston residents and businesses for more than 30 years was one of 32 small businesses in Massachusetts that each received a $15,000 grant as part of the bank’s Small Business Recovery grant program.

Founded John Douglass the Jamaica Plain company specializing in heating and plumbing systems for residential and commercial clients.

 “These grants will go directly to Massachusetts small businesses, providing them with much needed cash flow and support to help them stabilize amidst the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic,” said Jack Murphy, President, Business Banking, Citizens Bank. “Small businesses are the heartbeat of the American economy, and we are committed to providing them with a vital jolt as they battle the economic implications of the pandemic.”

 Douglass and his company have built a reputation for high-quality work and attention to detail. In addition to plumbing, mechanical systems and troubleshooting, the company does residential renovations, repairs and additions.

“It’s all about the people and building relationships with customers that sustain my business and build community,” said Douglass.             For three decades Douglass has installed, serviced and repaired hundreds of heating systems, gas appliances and more. In addition to plumbing and mechanical work, Douglass supervises a team that provides residential renovations, additions and repairs and is a licensed plumber, sheet metal worker and builder

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