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Regions | 495/MetroWest

MetroWestThe 495/MetroWest region covers the area stretching along I-495 from Route 2 in the north to Route 1 in the south. As the home to many of Massachusetts’s largest and fastest growing companies, the region is at the forefront of the state’s innovation economy. Companies including Bose, EMC, Cisco, IBM, and Genzyme are located in this economically vibrant area of Massachusetts.

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Business Resources

495/MetroWest Corridor Partnership The 495/MetroWest Corridor Partnership is a regional advocacy non-profit organization governed by municipal officials, regional employers, legislators, environmentalists, and educators that addresses the needs of the thirty-two communities in the 495/MetroWest region by enhancing economic vitality and quality of life while sustaining natural resources.

Metropolitan Area Planning Council The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is a regional planning agency representing 101 cities and towns in the metropolitan Boston area. Created by an act of the Legislature in 1963, it serves as an independent public body of the Commonwealth within which state and local officials can address issues of regional importance.

Massachusetts Office of Business Development 
MetroWest Regional Office
Rob Anderson, Director
   P: 508-439-5685
Boston Regional Office
   P: 617-788-3610