Business Resources

Town of Great Barrington

 Are you interested in relocating to Great Barrington, starting a business, or building a home? Do you have questions about signs, zoning, sidewalk displays, or outside dining?  Do you need information about the development and permitting process in Great Barrington?  Click here for the Town’s permitting guidebook, or call the Town Planner’s office and they will guide you through the process.

 413-528-1619, x.7

www.townofgb.org

 The Berkshire Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is a single source of regional information and your “one-stop-shop” resource for business relocation, expansion or start-up.
413.499.4000
www.berkshireedc.com


The Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD) works with companies and municipalities to help them take advantage of available economic incentive programs as well as assisting companies in accessing the technical, human, financial, training, and educational resources necessary to expand or locate to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
413.236.2930
www.massdevelopment.com

The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network provides free and confidential one-to-one counseling to prospective and existing small businesses in the areas of business plan development, preventure feasibility, conventional and non-conventional financing, and cash flow analysis.
413.499.0933
www.msbdc.org/wmass

Berkshire Regional Office
413.499.0933  www.msbdc.org/berkshire


SCORE is a free confidential service in partnership with the US Small Business Administration. Volunteer counselors are working or retired business owners, executives and corporate leaders who share their wisdom and lessons learned in business. A valuable resource for those starting a new business or own a small business in need of counseling.
413.442.7484
www.score.org

Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) supports innovation and growth in Massachusetts by providing loans and guarantees for technology-based manufacturing facilities and equipment.
800.445.8030
www.ma.gov
www.massdevelopment.com

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) assists communities and supports regional and local economic initiatives. BRPC has been designated a regional depository for the US Census and compiles county demographics which is a valued resource for business plans and start-ups.
413.442.1521
www.berkshireplanning.org

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