Billerica is ready to help…
The Town of Billerica recognizes the importance of business development to the local economy and the business development team, led by Town Manager John Curran, is ready to assist companies interested in expanding or relocating to town. The Town Manager's Office and relevant departments are available to help assess the needs of the company and make the introductions to our economic development partners. Whether the needs are real estate site finding, workforce training, tax incentives, financing, permitting, or business connections, Billerica is here to help coordinate those introductions and guide businesses through the process. Our key partners are listed below.
To begin, you can send an email to the Economic Development Team, or call us at (978) 671-0962.
The Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD) works with companies and municipalities to help them take advantage of available economic incentive programs. Billerica is in the MetroWest and Merrimack Valley Region
Key Contact: Peter Milano, Regional Director (617-939-4380)
MassDevelopment provides financial and real estate assistance to businesses throughout Massachusetts in order to assist with blighted areas, help create jobs, and address overarching issues that impact economic development. Billerica is in Mass Development's North Region.
Key Contacts: MassDevelopment North Region Team
The Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) offers working capital, loan guarantees, grants, and financial guidance – including one-on-one mentoring services – for businesses.
Key Contact: MGCC Team
Middlesex Community College's Business & Industry Programs provides customized, cost-effective, corporate education and training to employers and organizations with credit or non-credit programs for a wide range of skill levels.
Key Contact: Corporate and Community Education & Training Staff
Through the MassHire Greater Lowell Workforce Board and MassHire Lowell Career Center, companies have various workforce expansion and retention strategies, including accessing grants aimed at upgrading the skills of current workers, and have access to a number of high-quality employer services and to thousands of job seekers.
Key Contact: MassHire Lowell Career Center Staff
Small Business Assistance
The Northeast Regional Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) provides free, confidential, one-to-one management advice, technical assistance and low-cost educational training programs to prospective and existing small businesses throughout the Commonwealth.
Key Contacts: MSBDC Staff (978) 542-6343
Businesses aware of the professional services provided locally can help the Billerica economy succeed. Learn more about your business neighbors with the Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce or regionally with the Middlesex 3 Coalition.
There are always activities for visitors and families in the region. Find out early about them through the Greater Merrimack Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau.