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Back Streets

The Back Streets program helps light industrial and commercial companies grow throughout Boston's neighborhoods.

How we help

Licensing and permitting

The City created a centralized, streamlined licensing and permitting application. We can offer guidance and help you through the review and approval process.

Permits and Licenses

    Real estate community

    Our team works with Boston’s real estate community. We can give your information about market trends and tenant searches. We also work with the Boston Planning and Development Agency on planning and zoning. Our team can help you find locations for growth.

    Finding workers

    Rapidly changing industries can have trouble finding trained staff. The Mayor's Office of Workforce Development partners with workforce training organizations.

    Workforce Development

    Boston's Back Streets

    Neighborhood Location
    Allston The triangle of Western Avenue, Soldiers Field Road and Linden Street

    Braintree Street/Everett Street
    Guest Street/Life Street
    100 block of North Beacon Street

    Charlestown Charlestown Commerce Center
    Roland/Cambridge Streets
    Hood Park/Rutherford Avenue

    The triangle of Freeport Street/Park Street/Morrisey Blvd. – Gallivan Blvd.

    East Boston

    McLellan Highway/Addison Street
    Chelsea Street/E. Eagle Street

    Hyde Park

    Readville Commerce Park/Center
    Westinghouse Plaza

    Jamaica Plain Amory Street/Germania Street/Brookside Triangle
    Brookley Road/Rossmore Road/Stedman Street
    Newmarket Four-square miles of more than 200 businesses. This includes food processing, auto dealers, construction companies and materials, land surveyors, breweries, transportation, and security.
    South Boston Ray Flynn Industrial Park
    The triangle of Dorchester Avenue/Old Colony Avenue/Damrell Street


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