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Economic Development

Economic Development

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development offers a one-stop resource for all businesses in the City of Boston.

We promote policies that help businesses grow while fostering economic inclusion and equity.

The Business Strategy team aids companies and entrepreneurs across industries in Boston. We can help you expand, move, or keep and grow your business in Boston.

The Small Business Development team is Boston’s front door for small businesses. We have permitting and licensing resources, as well as technical help. We also offer certification for local, women, minority and veteran owned businesses.

Economic Development
Contact
1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Office hours
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Latest news

Latest news
Boston Builds Credit will raise credit scores for 25,000 Boston residents
Oct 25

New programs to increase economic mobility for Boston residents

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Oct 24

New Small Business Center launched in East Boston

Small Business Development
MAYOR WALSH PROCLAIMS OCTOBER AS MANUFACTURING MONTH
Oct 6

Mayor Walsh proclaims October as Manufacturing Month

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Aug 31

#MeetBoston challenge welcomes incoming college students to Boston

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Events

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Small Business Development

The unit of the Economic Development Office is the City of Boston’s central point of entry for small businesses.

Business strategy

The Business Strategy Team assists companies seeking to relocate to, expand or stay in Boston.  We have industry managers with specialized expertise across a range of sectors including startups, light industrial/manufacturing, life sciences, high tech, and the creative economy.  As a global city, the Business Strategy Team also engages with partners to promote Boston as open for business within the international market.  Our team is ready to support your business needs.

Contact:
Lauren Jones, Director of Business Strategy
617-635-5729
Boston Is A Global City