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Economic Development Department Overview

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Lowell's Economic Development Office offers a host of incentives and assistance to companies and commercial developers including site selection, workforce development, small business loan programs, traditional and non-traditional finance programs and other areas of technical assistance.
These services are provided both directly and in partnership with the Lowell Development & Financial Corporation, Merrimack Valley Small Business Center, Career Center of Lowell, Massachusetts Office of Business Development, MassDevelopment, and other local and regional partners.

The reviews on Lowell are in!

"The city is bustling. Lowell has become bright, attractive, and hip" - The Boston Herald

"It's a city used to forging partnerships and willing to take risks" - Arts Media

"Lowell is now a center of culture and entertainment"- The Providence Journal

"There's a lot of new charm in this old city" - Chronicle/WCVB 5 Boston

"Lowell is a city that thrives on re-invention. And it's happening again, with dorms and research centers sprouting at UMass Lowell, entrepreneurs retrofitting old textile mills, and new affordable housing bringing price conscious young people into the city."- Chronicle/WCVB 5 Boston

"With a foundation of glorious architecture and cultural attractions this little city is soaring" - Boston Magazine

Come to Lowell and find out what all the excitement is about. Feel free to contact us should you have any questions about Lowell or on any of the programs or incentives listed on these pages.

Also visit our partners in business development, the Merrimack Valley Small Business Center at 88 Middle Street in Downtown Lowell, call them at 978-322-8400, or visit them on the web at Merrimack Valley Small Business Center.