Brockton is the 13th largest city in New England, located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The city has a Mayor-Council form of government, prides itself on its diversity of cultures, and is home to approximately 100,000 residents.
The City of Brockton’s Economic Development Mission is to raise the City’s position within the larger Greater Metro Boston economic sphere by leveraging our competitive advantages that include an inventory of buildings and properties that are competitively priced within an increasingly expensive region and our excellent transportation assets.
A Gateway City within easy reach of Boston and Providence, Brockton is uniquely situated within the region for businesses that want access to either metropolitan area as well as New England as a whole. It offers unparalleled access to markets and transportation corridors, and has established partnerships at the local, state, and federal level to bring economic development resources within easy reach of investors, whether they are native or new to the City.
With a large and diverse workforce that can easily access Boston or Providence, plus established commercial clusters that include food production, life sciences, electronics, healthcare, residential development, and minority-owned and small businesses, Brockton is the ideal location for doing business in the metro area. The Department of Planning and Economic Development is ready to help you get established in our City.