The mission of the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD) is to strengthen the economy and increase job growth throughout Massachusetts by providing to businesses that are seeking to expand or locate in the Commonwealth a highly responsive, central point of contact that facilitates access to resources, expertise, and incentive programs available in the Commonwealth.
- DHCD's mission is to strengthen cities, towns and neighborhoods to enhance the quality of life of Massachusetts residents. We provide leadership, professional assistance and financial resources to promote safe, decent affordable housing opportunities, economic vitality of communities and sound municipal management.
- The Massachusetts Permit Regulatory Office was established in 2006 to work with new and existing businesses by assisting with permitting, licensing, and regulatory processes.
Massachusetts is an international leader in today's competitive global economy. Innovative thinking, global connectivity and a commitment to strong growth make the Commonwealth the premier location for exporters, international investors and foreign businesses.
The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) is the Commonwealth’s primary international business development agency charged with promoting trade and investment with global partners in Massachusetts and around the world. Our office is dedicated to building successful international collaborations and partnerships essential to bringing new economic opportunities and investments to the Commonwealth. We invite you to explore our site and learn how the doors of Massachusetts open to the world.
Coordination among multiple economic development agencies is essential for long term, sustainable economic development growth. The Office of Performance Management & Oversight (OPMO) oversees the effectiveness, accountability, and transparency of the economic development efforts across the state. The nineteen organizations under this office provide a wide range of services and programs that drive economic development. Agencies work closely with the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to create annual plans that align with the Commonwealth’s economic development strategy. This results driven, collaborative approach extends opportunity to more individuals, businesses, communities, and regions across the state.