Economic Development

The Office offers a variety of resources and technical assistance for businesses looking to relocate, expand, and remain in the City. Some of these include site finder services, traditional and non-traditional financing options, tax incentives, and workforce development programs. The Office can also assist with business plan and loan proposals, local and state permitting guidelines, and other general business assistance to help expedite your business plan.

Thanks for visiting our site and we hope you find Gardner to be a pro-business community.
  1. 43D Priority Development Areas

    The City of Gardner has received state approval of 3 Priority Development Sites for an expedited permitting process established under Massachusetts General Law (MGL), Chapter 43D.

  2. Available Property

  3. Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund

    Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund

  4. Community Profile

  5. Gardner Redevelopment Authority (GRA)

    The Gardner Redevelopment Authority (GRA) is an independent economic development agency for the City of Gardner.

  1. Major Employers & Industries

    The top 10 major employers and the major industries in the City.

  2. Mill Street Corridor Urban Renewal Plan

    The main purpose of an urban renewal plan is to help stimulate economic growth, to create a climate and opportunity for private investment, and improve and expand housing opportunities in the urban renewal area.

  3. Incentives

    The Economic Development Incentive Program is a tax incentive program designed to stimulate business growth and foster job creation throughout the Commonwealth.

  4. Links

  5. Starting a Business