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Boston is returning to a modified Phase 2, Step 2 beginning December 16. For the latest updates, please visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) website:
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Xổ số may mắn hàng tuầnWe promote policies that help businesses grow while fostering economic inclusion and equity.

The Business Strategy teamXổ số may mắn hàng tuần 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.

1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201
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City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Media & Press

For press inquiries, please contact Taylor Connolly at or 617-635-0943.

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Latest news
The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development has compiled updates and guidance for businesses and job seekers in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19.

Boston to temporarily return to modified Phase Two, Step Two of Reopening plan

Public Health Commission

Career fair series, campaign to promote opportunities for Boston residents in construction announced

Economic Development

Reimagine Boston Main Streets program launched

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New COVID-19 relief funds available to small businesses

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Learn about free workshops and events, and stay up to date on our latest news and initiatives!

Economic Development Center

We offer free workshops across the City to increase access and opportunities.

Center and workshop information

Small Business Development

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

Learn more about our work

Business strategy

Xổ số may mắn hàng tuầnThe 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 , 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.

  • Industrial/Back Streets
  • Life Sciences
  • High Tech
  • Boston Brochure
  • Boston's Economic Snapshot
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  • Upham's Corner
    See the future Upham's Corner Arts and Innovation District
    Upham's Corner information

    Equity and inclusion

    We promote inclusive contracting practices throughout City of Boston departments and agencies.

    Learn about our work
    Economic Mobility Lab
    Our goal is to advance the upward economic mobility of Bostonians.
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    Reports and External Resources


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    Who We Are