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Why Mansfield 02048?

Learn why Mansfield, MA is the best place for your business!

Business Minded

There are many reasons why you may want to bring your business to Mansfield:

  • The town of Mansfield has worked on a long term master plan and short-term strategic plan that prioritizes industrial and commercial developments

  • Pragmatic town management allows for ease of permitting business owners

  • The town is consistently approving TIF agreements for new investments

    • Current TIF Agreements include:

      • Medline: Ten year TIF. Construct a new 325,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center. Tax savings over the period of the agreement estimated to be $908,000.

      • Tyco/Flow Valve: Eighteen year TIF. Relocate business, purchase and renovate a xxx square foot building. Tax savings over the period of the agreement estimated to be $518,000.

      • Samsonite: Five  year STA. $2 million investment in infrastructure. Tax savings over the period of the agreement estimated to be $285,000.

      • Hagen: Ten year TIF. Projected $2.5 million in leasehold improvements and capital investment; and creation of 20 new jobs. Tax savings over the period of the agreement estimated to be $90,000.

      • Medco: Ten year TIF. $3.5 million for land, construction, and equipment; and the creation of 20 new jobs.. Tax savings over the period of the agreement estimated to be $18,000.

  • Mansfield, MA offers a competitive tax rate while providing business owners with superior municipal services

  • Mansfield is a member of the active Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, providing business friendly advantages

  • The strategically placed Holiday Inn and Marriott are located close by for holding functions and seminars that are key to a successful work enviroment

  • Mansfield is home to the 3rd largest corporate park in MA: Cabot Business Park. This 850-acre master planned park is well known for its ideal location and scenic appeal, operated electric service, fiber optics, ample water and sewer capacity and an efficient permitting process. Successful companies are attracted to the unique park location. Parts of Cabot Business Park are eligible for economic opportunity  credits. See the following link: economic_opp_area_credit.pdf

  • Mansfield created re-development opportunities through up-zoning in the Cabot Business Park and downtown in the Transit Oriented Development Zone ​​

  • More than six and a half million people live within an hour commute of Mansfield-thus providing a diverse, easily accessible, highly educated work force with a wide range of skills.

  • Town owned electric department offers competitive commerical rates 

World Class Infrastructure 
  • Mansfield Municipal Electric has received national recognition for achieving exceptional reliability from the American Public Power Association

  • Modern and professional police and fire departments

  • The town recently completed a major water system upgrade that provides reliable and surplus water for 20+ years

  • Member of a wastewater treatment district that is expanding capacity at the treatment plant by one million gallons per day

  • Town owned fiber network in Cabot Business Park with 2 providers

Transportation and Access 

​One of Mansfield's Competitive Advantages is its central location. Mansfield is linked to the MBTA train system, offers local bus service, is connected by multiple highways, and has a newly renovated airport making it easy for commuters and visitors alike to travel here. 

Logan International Airport - 40-minute drive
T.F. Green Airport - 30-minute drive
Mansfield Municipal Airport- In town

Major Highways 

Route 140
Route 106

Local Bus Service
GATRA provides bus service for the town of Mansfield. GATRA is a great way to get you to all Mansfield businesses. For just $1 GATRA buses provide quality transportation services for every age group!! Stopping at Mansfield Crossing and going through Main Street, GATRA is definitely a useful tool for all who utilize it.

​Commuting to Boston
Commuter rail service to Boston and Providence is available in Mansfield 

A Great Place to Live, Work, and Raise a Family
  • Employees have access to affordable housing in family friendly neighborhoods with a New England town feel

  • ​Mansfield consistently meets the state’s affordable housing goals and is committed to permitting an attractive mix of housing

  • The Lowney Chocolate Factory, which operated on Oakland St from 1993-2011 is being reconstructed into upscale commercial and residential units

  • ​Mansfield’s residential tax rates are low compared to similar communities

  • In 2014, U.S News and Boston magazine listed MHS as one of the top 50 schools in MA while Nerdwallet ranked Mansfield 4th for best school for your money

​Looking to start a small business in Mansfield? The South Eastern Economic Development corporation (SEED) provides small loans to startup businesses in the MA/RI area. SEED will also help with technical assistance to start-up businesses and those in the first phase of development. The SEED page is:

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