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COVID-19 Small Business Response

COVID-19 Small Business Response CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development Small Business Support How can cities and towns help the small businesses in their communities survive through COVID-19 and reopen when social distancing becomes less necessary?  In July 2020, MAPC published a small business support plan for Salem, Arlington, Medford, and the […]

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COVID-19 Unemployment Response

COVID-19 Resources Unemployment Response COVID-19 Unemployment Response CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development Unemployment Response Plan Where can municipalities get unemployment data? What systems should cities and towns have in place to assist their residents? How can municipalities work with career centers? If an official is contacted by an employer who’s hiring, […]

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Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan

Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development December 2019 Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan The Topsfield Downtown Revitalization Plan is a three- to five-year plan to revitalize downtown Topsfield into a welcoming downtown village where Topsfield residents and visitors of all ages can live, work, gather, and shop. Goals: Attract […]

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Lynn Union Hospital Re-Use Planning Study

Lynn Union Hospital Re-Use Planning Study CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development December 2018 City of Lynn Union Hospital Re-Use Planning Study On the current Union Hospital campus, North Shore Medical Center will build a medical village facility that will include urgent care, lab and radiology services, outpatient psychiatry and a primary […]

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Red Line Life Science Study

Photo via Flickr user Voluntary Amputation Red Line Life Science Study CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development April 2019 Red Line Life Science Study The Red Line Life Science Study examines the individual and collective advantages that Braintree, Quincy, and Somerville have for attracting and growing businesses in the life science sector. […]

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Norwell Economic Growth Plan

Norwell Economic Growth Plan CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development 2018 Norwell Economic Growth Plan The Norwell Economic Growth plan explores opportunities to expand the town’s commercial/industrial tax base, accommodate new housing and mixed-use development, and address infrastructure related development constraints. This strategy builds upon prior planning efforts, including the 2005 Master […]

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Holbrook Town Center Economic Development Study

Holbrook Town Center Economic Development Study CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development June 2018 Holbrook Town Center Economic Development Study A town’s livability and distinctiveness is greatly influenced by its economic activities. For Holbrook, this consists of the Downtown, located on the intersection of Routes 37 and 139. Holbrook’s Town Center has […]

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Belmont Business Strategy

Belmont Business Strategy CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Economic Development August 2019 Belmont Business Strategy The Belmont Business Strategy is an economic development strategy that identifies demographic and economic trends within Belmont and the region so that the Town can set a strategic course to grow its economic base to improve fiscal stability […]

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Bellingham Economic Development Study

MAPC Promoting Smart Growth & Regional Planning July 2018 Bellingham Economic Development Study The Bellingham Economic Development Study reflects the completion of work to identify economic development opportunities for the Town of Bellingham for retail, office and industrial uses. The plan lays out a set of recommended goals, strategies, and actions based on the results […]

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Norwell Zoning Implementation

Norwell Zoning Implementation Process UPDATES ABOUT DOCUMENTS AND RESOURCES FAQs Updates Thank you everybody who participated the Accord Park and Queen Anne’s Corner rezoning process! Your feedback has been instrumental in helping the Town of Norwell and MAPC understand what the community’s priorities are and where you would like to see the Town move in […]

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