The Community and Economic Development (CED) Division is committed to promoting private investment and job creation through business retention, expansion and attraction.
Strategically located between Boston and Worcester, Framingham is the economic and geographic center of the metro west region. The City, home to over 2,200 businesses with over 45,000 jobs and $3.1 billion in payroll, offers many advantages to businesses, including:
Access to Massachusetts Water Resources Authority water and wastewater treatment services
A city government committed to working with business and supporting timely business decision-making
Excellent access to world-leading companies, academic institutions and air travel
Expedited permitting sites and priority development areas
A long-term commitment to improving city infrastructure
Platinum BioReady Community Rating - the highest level of readiness for biotech development, as determined by MassBio, the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council