Economic Development

Facilitating Public-Private partnerships that benefit communities, workers, businesses, and the whole of Southeastern Massachusetts.

Overview of Services

In our role as the region’s federally-designated Economic Development District (the “EDD” in “SRPEDD”), we help to deliver millions of dollars of public and private investments and job creation to cities and towns in the region each year.


Economic Development Planning


Grant Writing


Project Development


Grant Administration

Snapshot of SRPEDD's impact on the region

Communities We've Assisted Since 2021
Funding We've Brought Into the Region Since 2021
Grant Success Rate

Project Highlights

SRPEDD pursues meaningful investments and incentives ensuring development happens where and how communities want it to occur. Here's what's happening in 2022.

8  Planning
4  Construction Projects
1  D&E including annual planning grant

Regional Economic Strategy Committee (RESC)

RESC meets regularly at SRPEDD to discuss timely economic development trends and projects, to share insights among professionals, and to hear presentations from numerous regional partners. RESC is also responsible for working with SRPEDD staff to update the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). This meeting of state and federal officials, chamber of commerce directors, college and university representatives, and professionals from the fields of planning, finance, real estate, and utilities is open to the public – and open to innovative ideas that benefit the region’s economy.

Upcoming RESC Events/Meetings