Economic Development

Welcome to Beverly!  The City of Beverly is a spectacular location to live, work, play, learn and grow your business. Explore our economic development web page to learn more about Beverly’s vibrant economy, many amenities, natural beauty and welcoming neighborhoods.  Please get in touch if you have questions about Beverly, the permitting process, retail/commercial space for sale or lease, and more. If you want to see where these properties are located in Beverly and discover other facts use our robust GIS system.  Contact Denise Deschamps via email at or by phone at 978-605-2356.

ARE YOU THINKING OF STARTING A BUSINESS OR HAVE YOU ALREADY TAKEN THE LEAP BUT HAVE MORE QUESTIONS NOW THAN WHEN YOU BEGAN THE PROCESS?  This is the time of year when many local/area organizations offer a number of seminars to help answer those questions.  Several suggestions:  Check out The Enterprise Center located in Salem Massachusetts, the Center for Women and Enterprise in Boston, Massachusetts and SCORE in Beverly, Massachusetts.

City of Beverly Harbor-Waterfront Planning Process

Please click here for additional information about the March 22 Public Meeting relative to the Harbor-Waterfront Planning Process




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Communications and Power Industries, Device Technologies and Parlee Cycles Each Receive Grant from Commonwealth of MA in Collaboration with the Smaller Business Association of New England. Click here to learn more.

Art by Alyssa Featured on Chronicle (WCVB-TV)

Yes, our very own Alyssa Waters and her beautiful creations were featured on Chronicle last night(November 29).  Click here to see the piece detailing Alyssa’s perspective on creating art along with some of her work.

Mary G. Puma, President and CEO of Axcelis Technologies of Beverly recognized by The Commonwealth Institute and The Globe Magazine as one of the top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts in 2017.

Boston Business Journal recognizes Gentile Brewing as one of the exciting new breweries in MA.

New England Journal of Real Estate names construction of HighRes Biosolutions’ headquarters  in Beverly (with Connolly Brothers of Beverly as the developer) their PROJECT OF THE MONTH!

Read more by clicking here.


Above: Rendering of HighRes Biosolutions’ new headquarters

New England Real Estate Journal’s October 6th, 2017 issue names another Beverly project as its “Project of the Month.”  This time it is KROHNE’s new advanced manufacturing facility and international training headquarters located at Cherry Hill Park. Click here for more details.

People are talking… yet again about Beverly’s North Shore InnoVENTURES.  Leading  accelerator for cleantech and biotech startups with supportive eco-system embedded.  Read more in Travis McCready’s (Mass. Life Science Center) blog:  “…you do not have to locate in Kendall Square to be successful.”

MOVIES ARE BEING MADE in BEVERLY-Photos of film crew setting up in downtown Beverly

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Development Showcase 2016

Map Highlighting Commercial and Industrial Zones and Points of Interest (click on the map to view a larger version)

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Downtown Parking Changes Effective November 1. For more details visit