Economic Development

Business Districts & Commercial Development

Middleborough retains an active Downtown Business District and supports significant commercial development primarily along the 13 mile Route 28 corridor and Routes 44 and 105 areas within the Town. This commercial development includes but is not limited to:

  • Hotels
  • Medical Office Buildings
  • Office Condominiums
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Outlets
  • Retail Shopping Malls
  • Stores

Economic Revitalization

A key responsibility of the OECD is economic revitalization and attracting viable businesses to the Town center and to commercial areas. The OECD advocates for:

  • Business Attraction and Retention
  • Businesses
  • Commercial District Revitalization
  • Infrastructure Improvements
  • Retail Development

Tourism Development

A future focus is tourism development. The OECD works collaboratively with local business and economic development groups such as Middleborough on the Move, the Greater Attleboro-Taunton HOME Consortium, and the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) Regional Economic Strategy Committee.

Programs & Resources

The Town of Middleborough has the unique advantage of being both "regionally competitive" but "locally strategic." The Office of Economic and Community Development has a variety of programs and resources available to help current and new businesses in Middleborough prosper.