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A City Built for Business

The fourth largest City in Massachusetts, Lowell is a hotbed of commercial activity. Various private investments have played a major role in Lowell’s revitalization. View a breakdown of completed and ongoing projects funded through a number of private/public partnerships.

View the resources below for in-depth market data and reports on Lowell and surrounding areas.

In the News
Boston Globe Gateway Cities Editorials
State's Gateway Cities Need a New Opportunity to Flower, Boston Globe
Mobility Means More Vigor for State's Gateway Cities, Boston Globe
Housing Plans for Pricy Boston Don't Fit Gateway Cities' Needs, Boston Globe
With Carrots and Sticks, State Can Improve Cities' Governance, Boston Globe
From Old Factories to New Hope, Boston Globe

Other News
M/A-COM Tech Announces IPO, Mass High Tech
TRC Awarded $5M Contract by Orange County Transportation Authority, Market Watch
DiagnosisOne Names Kevin F. Hickey to Board of Directors, Market Watch
Inner-city businesses honored for their success, The Boston Globe
Cardiac diagnoses get boost from UMass, The Boston Globe
Xenith gets $10.5M to hit NFL concussions, Boston Business Journal
A Fine Weave of Family, Work, Boston Globe

Data and Resources
Winter 2013 Commercial/Residential Development Summary Report
Spring 2013 Commercial/Residential Development Summary Report
Winter 2012 Commercial/Residential Development Summary Report
Spring 2012 Commercial/Residential Development Summary Report
Winter 2011 Commercial/Residential Development Summary Report
Spring 2011 Commercial/Residential Development Summary Report
Previous Commercial/Residential Development Summary Reports

Lowell Market Profile
Lowell GIS (Geographic Information System) Map
ULI (Urban Land Institute) Report
City of Lowell Master Plan
City of Lowell Zoning Ordinance
Jeff Speck: Lowell Downtown Evolution Plan

Economic Development Newsletter
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Read our past editions to get up to speed on the latest developments in Lowell.

Quarter 1-2013
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Quarter 1-2012
Quarter 2- 2012
Quarter 3- 2012
Quarter 4- 2012

Fall 2011
Summer 2011
Spring 2011
Previous Economic Development Newsletters 



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