The City of Salem is dedicated to neighborhood economic development through efforts to revitalize commercial districts, improve exterior building facades, and assist local business owners.
The City of Salem is committed to continuing efforts to stimulate economic development. The Department of Planning and Community Development works to bring new employers to the city, while retaining jobs by helping existing businesses improve their commercial infrastructure or expand operations. The improved vitality in our neighborhood and downtown commercial districts has the residual affect of providing goods and services locally, stabilizing neighborhoods, as well as improving public safety.
The City of Salem, through its Department of Planning and Community Development provides financial assistance to local business owners through its Business Loan Program and Storefront Improvement Program.
For more information or if you need assistance please contact:
Department of Planning and Community Development
120 Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 745-9595 Ext. 5685