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City of Firsts

While known as the birthplace of basketball and Dr. Seuss, the city was also recently highlighted by MSNBC as one of the top ten cities in America where business opportunities are rising. With the $950 million MGM Springfield project, Union Station, and the CRRC Corporation facility, Springfield continues to be an economic force in New England. More ⇒

City of Homes

Pride runs deep in Springfield, a diverse City where neighbors work together to make a better community. Springfield is known as the “City of Homes” for its unique architecture and the its six architecturally-protected historic residential districts. Economically and ethnically diverse populations live in the City’s 17 residential neighborhoods. More ⇒

City of Knowledge

American International College campus

The Springfield public schools are world class learning environments that produce 21st Century leaders. A number them are magnet schools, which specialize in subject areas such as math or the arts. In addition there are more than 17 private schools in Springfield, as well as two university campuses and four colleges. More ⇒

City of Innovation & Vibrancy

Putnam groundbreaking

Along with the City of Springfield, MassDevelopment, DevelopSpringfield, MassMutual Finance, and others, the Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) is focused on growing innovation in the core of downtown and a hub of creative thinkers and projects have already begun to bring that energy to the district.  More ⇒