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5,100 new jobs and $1.6B in business output – a little sewerage could go a long way.

A little sewerage could go a long way – more than 5,100 new jobs and 1.6 billion dollars in business output according to a recent study on additional sewerage capacity in business districts adjacent to Brockton. Many new jobs likely filled by Brockton residents, with regional economy reaping benefits. The Chamber commissioned Dan Hodge, Cambridge […]

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Brockton – Where Better Begins

“Where Better Begins” is a video campaign to showcase the amazing people, places and businesses that make the City of Champions a unique and exciting place to live, work and visit. “Brockton: Where Better Begins”: Learn more about the people, places, and businesses of Brockton. Make sure to share our video on social media by […]

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MassDREAMS Grant for First-Time Homebuyers, Residing in Brockton

MassDREAMS (Delivering Real Equity and Mortgage Stability) Down payment and closing cost grants for first-time homebuyers in Massachusetts communities that were hit the hardest by the economic effects of COVID-19 About MassDREAMS: MassDREAMS is made possible by federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which provides assistance to states to mitigate the […]

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The Truth About Employee Retention Credits (ERC) and How to Process the Paperwork

Will your small business benefit? Take a listen and share with your payroll and accounting people to prepare your paperwork now. Watch the infosession online: https://bit.ly/3B79SRs

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Brockton Businesses Recognized at 2022 Small Business & Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Luncheon

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce and premier sponsor, Bank of America recognize the achievements and contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in creating new jobs and economic opportunities in the Metro South region. Nominees are evaluated on the following: Demonstrates creativity and innovation in the development of its business or in its product or […]

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Brockton Leadership – Build Housing, Share Sewerage, Retain Jobs

Decades of research and data point to a Massachusetts housing crisis threatening the future economic development of the Commonwealth. Brockton and the Metro South Region are well-positioned to help solve this problem. With thousands of new housing units being built in Brockton and throughout the region, it is easy to see why more people are […]

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EIDL Updates from the SBA as Year-End Deadlines Approach, Dec. 31

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce partnered with our colleagues at Brockton Redevelopment Authority and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network to offer Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) updates from the SBA (U.S. Small Business Administration) as year-end deadlines approach. Review the recorded session on YouTube. Link to apply for EIDL: https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/ SBA COVID-19 […]

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10 Businesses Making an Impact in Brockton & Metro South

The Metro South Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to honor ten local businesses whose economic contributions have significantly benefitted the region. These ten businesses have impacted Metro South by creating jobs and adding to the rich business culture by providing valuable products, resources, and services to help our region thrive. Whether small entrepreneurs or franchisees […]

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U.S. Chamber Toolkit for Businesses Combatting the Opioid Crisis

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has created a toolkit to help the business community combat the opioid crisis. “On this site, you’ll discover how companies have taken action to address the crisis through changes in business processes, employee involvement, and community engagement. The opioid epidemic is destroying communities and families across America and addressing […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Releases Future of Work Report; Outlines Ongoing Steps To Address Findings

The Baker-Polito Administration released the Future of Work Report, commissioned by the Administration to evaluate the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed work habits in Massachusetts as the Commonwealth emerges from the pandemic. The Administration also outlined steps that it is taking to address the key findings of the report, with investments and other […]

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