The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation recently launched a new website to serve as a resource for existing businesses, startups and companies that are considering expanding or relocating to North Central Massachusetts. The new website address is www.choosenorthcentral.com.
The new site promotes North Central Massachusetts as a desirable place to do business by highlighting the region’s affordability, accessibility to Boston and other major markets; strong workforce; superb quality of life; and its manufacturing cluster. Visitors to the site can look up pertinent demographics on the region as well as find information on small business loans, technical assistance and other services available through the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation and its partners. A collection of short case studies is also included that highlights examples of companies that have successfully relocated or expanded in North Central Massachusetts.
The new site features an attractive look and feel, and an intuitive, easy to use menu options to help users easily access the information they are looking for. The new site is also responsive so it will adapt to the screen size of whatever device is being used for easy viewing and navigation. The new site was designed by 3MediaWeb, a website design and development company that is a member of the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce.
“We believe that we have a great story to tell. North Central Massachusetts is a terrific place to live and grow a business,” said Roy M. Nascimento, IOM, President & CEO of the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation. “This new website will be a great tool to help us highlight the region’s many strengths and assets and motivate people to grow their business here.”
Along with the new website, the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation has recently undergone a rebranding and has expanded its loan programs to include an SBA micro-loan fund, a new express loan program, a second chance loan initiative and has grown its technical assistance offerings for new and established small businesses in the region.
The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) is a non-profit corporation with the mission of creating jobs and improving the economy of North Central Massachusetts. The NCMDC acts as a connector, facilitator and partner and works in partnership with local banks, credit unions, chambers of commerce and area nonprofits to support emerging microenterprises, small businesses, and community projects with loans and business assistance. The NCMDC is certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) program and is a micro-loan intermediary for the U.S. Small Business Administration. Since 1996, the NCMDC has granted over $4.2 million in loans to small businesses to help grow jobs and the economy in 26 communities in the North Central Massachusetts region.
For more information about the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation please call 978.353.7600 or visit www.choosenorthcentral.com.