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Regions | The Berkshires

BerkshiresLocated in Western Massachusetts, just 155 miles from New York City and 135 Miles from Boston, the Berkshires boasts beautiful mountains, forests, streams and lakes, coupled with world-class arts and cultural venues and year-round recreational activities. The Berkshires are also a commercial center, home of corporate headquarters for many highly respected companies. It is a singularly spectacular area where culture and commerce go hand in hand allowing residents to work where others come to play.

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Business Resources:

Berkshire Chamber of Commerce

The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce will lead and advance economic development and support the civic and social welfare of Berkshire County through the advocacy and support of our members, and the Berkshire Community.

Berkshire Economic Development Corporation

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.

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission is established under Chapter 40B of the Massachusetts General Laws and, as such, is the official area-wide planning agency in Berkshire County with comprehensive planning responsibilities which include land use, transportation, economic development, and environmental management.

Massachusetts Office of Business Development

Berkshires Regional Office

P: 413-733-5357