Office of Planning & Economic Development

Timothy T. Sheehan
Chief Development Officer

70 Tapley Street, Springfield, MA 01104
(413) 787-6020
FAX: (413) 787-6524
Mon.-Fri. 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Build Back Springfield Program 

The City of Springfield Development Division has released an application for the Build Back Springfield program, a program that aims to assist in the redevelopment of historic properties in Springfield by providing gap funding. Full application is HERE and may be submitted entirely online. Project application period will remain open and rolling until further notice. 

Recommended Build Back Springfield Projects to Date:

Worthington Street Redevelopment

Indian Orchard Fire Station

Small Business COVID Recovery Resources

COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES: Please click this message for important links to business resources in response to the COVID-19 crisis

OPED Mission Statement

The Office of Planning and Economic Development works to create a climate in Springfield that is conducive to growing and attracting businesses in order to strengthen and revitalize the City's neighborhoods and communities and to stabilize and transform our physical, social, and economic environment.

What we do!

Springfield Office of Planning and Economic Development promotes the City as an attractive location for new businesses, retaining and expanding our valued existing businesses, and increasing our tax base.  We provide planning support, technical assistance, coordination and advisory services to city officials, boards, and committees on issues involving land use planning, zoning, economic development, open space land preservation, smart growth, and historic preservation.


2020 Springfield's Opportunity Zone Neighborhood Overview

2019 Downtown Market Rate Housing Report - Zimmerman/Volk Associates

Page last updated:  Thursday, February 10, 2022 09:42 am