Regions | Southeast

SoutheastResidents of the southeast region, including Cape Cod and the Islands, benefit from the region’s exceptional physical beauty and recreational resources. The beaches, historic seaside communities, and unique scenic landscapes are central to its tourism, and provide a significant advantage in attracting and retaining qualified employees. The region offers a wide variety of residential options within a short drive to both Boston and Providence, Rhode Island.

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Business Resources:

Cape Cod Commission

The Commission was established as a regional planning and regulatory agency to prepare and implement a regional land use policy plan.

Cape Cod Technology Council

Cape Cod Technology Council is a membership based non-profit organization promoting technology and business on the Cape, Islands, and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Coastal Community Capital

Coastal Community Capital is a division of Cape & Islands Community Development, Inc, a non-profit community development lender serving Massachusetts businesses since 1995 with commercial lending expertise.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission is the regional planning agency of Dukes County, which is made up of the six towns of Martha’s Vineyard—Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury—as well as the town of Gosnold on the Elizabeth Islands.

Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) assists organizations in a transformation from traditional to world-class manufacturer able to better compete in a global economy.

Old Colony Planning Council

The Old Colony Planning Council (OCPC) is a governmental entity that was established under state statute in 1967 as a comprehensive regional agency to “prepare plans for the physical, social and economic development of the District”.

SouthCoast Development Partnership

The SouthCoast Development Partnership was founded in 1999 as a regional collaborative for the SouthCoast, providing assistance for businesses looking to expand or relocate in the region. The Partnership provides coordination of regional resources through public and private leadership.

Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District

SRPEDD is a regional planning agency serving 27 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts.

Taunton Development Corporation

The Taunton Development Corporation is responsible for the marketing and management of the Myles Standish Industrial Park and the Liberty and Union Industrial Park.

Massachusetts Office of Business Development

Southeastern Regional Office
P: 508-997-1438