Resource Center | Economic Research

MassEcon develops a range of actionable research to support site location service activity, members, and partners.

Market Research for Site Selection

Businesses considering Massachusetts as a location need up-to-date data to guide decision-making. MassEcon uses a wide range of databases to provide prospects with the latest information on:

    • Commercial Real Estate
    • Workforce – Trends and Analysis
    • Industry and Cluster Profiles
    • Energy and Utilities Coverage Mapping
    • Transportation Assets, including railway mapping and air service
    • Colleges and Universities
    • Safety & Crime
    • State and Municipal Tax Regimes
    • Housing
    • Cost of Living

Contact Doug Kehlhem for access to this data. MassEcon members can also access this data at any time at the members-only portal.

Business Intelligence Reports – Members & Partners Only

MassEcon is also focused on new business lead development.  We provide municipal and regional members, as well as state partners, with customized Business Intelligence Reports, which include data on leading industries, what companies are expanding, and deep dive company profiles.

Economic Development Reports and White Papers

Listening to our members and partners, we determine issue areas that require investigation to help support our common missions. Our most recent report, Choosing Massachusetts: Key Factors in Location Decision-Making is found below.

Other Key Massachusetts Economic Reporting can be found in our public reports library.