Mission Statement

Aerial view of Norht Point

The Economic Development Division is responsible for a wide range of activities designed to meet the City's need for a diversified and thriving economic base. The goals of the Division include:

  • Promoting thriving commercial districts;
  • Cultivating a supportive environment for small, women and minority-owned businesses;
  •  Promoting a real estate market that offers a diverse array of options for the development and leasing of business properties of different sizes use categories.;
  • Supporting efforts to sustain a diverse array of employment opportunities accessible to Cambridge workforce;
  • Marketing Cambridge as a location for business; and
  • Maintaining a supportive business climate.

Please review our Economic Development Policy (2004)

For More Information

For more information please contact Rona Abrahams, rabrahams@cambridgema.gov, at 617/349-4637.