01256 Economic Development Agency

Find 01256 economic development agencies, departments and corporations. Economic development agencies provide information on resources for economic growth through the expansion of local businesses and by attracting new business and tourism.


Lee Economic Development 480 Pleasant Street Lee MA 01238 24.2 miles from 01256 413-243-5528


Vermont State Economic Development 28 Vernon Street Guilford VT 05301 29.5 miles from 01256 802-254-9766

New York State Economic Development 433 River Street Troy NY 12180 35.2 miles from 01256 518-270-1130

Albany County Economic Development 112 State Street Albany NY 12207 37.4 miles from 01256 518-447-5660

New York State Economic Development Ste 604, 152 Washington Ave Albany NY 12210 37.8 miles from 01256 518-426-4059

Springfield Economic Development 70 Tapley Street Springfield MA 01104 39.9 miles from 01256 413-787-6020

Suffield Economic Development 83 Mountain Road Suffield CT 06078 46.3 miles from 01256 860-668-3849

Enfield Economic Development 820 Enfield Street Enfield CT 06082 46.5 miles from 01256 860-253-6385

What is a tax abatement?

A tax abatement is an agreement between a business and a taxing entity, such as a state, county, or local government, which provides a temporary tax reduction for a business that expands or makes physical improvements. Typically, the additional property taxes that would have been levied as a result of the business expansion or improvement are forgiven for a specified period of time. Businesses are sometimes offered tax abatements as a way to encourage expansion and investment.

What is the difference between an Economic Development Agency and an Economic Development Commission?

An Economic Development Agency is an agency of the government staffed by professional employees who implement the programs and services of the agency. An Economic Development Commission usually refers to an appointed board that serves as an advisor on economic policy. Economic Development Commissions are common at the county and local levels of government.

What do I need to do to start a new business?

Most Economic Development Agencies have a staff person or office to help prospective business owners to understand how to register their business and obtain any necessary licensing.