why choose springfield
Live & Work in Western Mass
The Greater Springfield region combines the best of a vibrant city on the move with the best of charming New England towns that have a more rural feel. We think that makes living and working here a smart decision.
The Knowledge Corridor, in the region of Springfield and Hartford, CT, is named for the area’s second-largest concentration of colleges and universities in the country. These institutions attract and educate a talented and diverse workforce.
One of our key initiatives is to champion business growth. As drivers of the region’s economic vitality, our mission is to help small businesses start, grow and expand.
Travel, Tourism & Entertainment
From the new MGM Resort and Casino, the Dr. Seuss Museum, Bright Nights and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Springfield—to outdoor adventure, arts and culture, shopping, and restaurants throughout the area, you’ll want to stay and play awhile.
From Hampden County to Hampshire County and beyond, the region’s community of business professionals is dynamic and diverse. Yet sometimes it can be tough to connect with folks who aren’t in the same city or town. To close the gap, the Springfield…Read More
Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan announced today that 30 grants totaling over $225,000 for restaurants have been awarded as part of the city’s ‘Prime the Pump’ Grant Program in response to the economic crisis…Read More
Springfield—With the closures of schools and early education centers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 413families texting program and its partners are utilizing its platform to reach families with young children to provide texts with important information, free resources…Read More