As Massachusetts looks to meet our workforce needs over the next several years, apprenticeships will remain a valuable tool to connect workers with high-demand fields, especially our growing STEM industries.

— Lt. Governor Karyn Polito


Downtown Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo: Adobe Stock)


#1 Life Sciences 2023 State Rankings
#3 Tech Talent Pipeline2023 State Rankings
#3 Medtech/Medical Devices2023 State Rankings
Top 5 EV Charging Infrastructure2023 State Rankings
Top 10 Broadband Access2023 State Rankings
Top 10 FDI (Projects)2023 State Rankings
#2 Smart Cities: Boston2023 Metro Rankings
#3 Top Performing Container Ports: Port of Boston2023 Metro Rankings
Top 10 Tech Talent Leaders: Boston2023 Metro Rankings
Top 5 Financial Centers (North America): Boston2023 Global Rankings

From the July / August 2023 issue of Business Facilities


Massachusetts Workforce Development

Massachusetts Economic Development

Massachusetts Targeted Growth Sectors



STEM Workforce Training

11 STEM Workforce Training Programs Awarded $4.5M

A national competition, the 2023 STEM Talent Challenge funds science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) training, fuels regional innovation economies across the U.S.
life sciences

Greater Boston, San Francisco Bay, San Diego Are Top Life Sciences Markets

Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, and San Diego once again reign supreme as the top three U.S. markets for life sciences, according to a new JLL report.
Massachusetts commercial properties

$2.2M To Revitalize Massachusetts Commercial Properties

MassDevelopment’s TDI Equity Investment program will help rehabilitate, expand 22 commercial properties in Gateway Cities across the commonwealth.
2023 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2023 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in the 2023 Metro Rankings Report

Washington, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Texas Are #1 In Key Industries

Business Facilities Annual State Rankings highlight high-growth sectors, including Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Life Sciences, Semiconductors, and Film & Television.

Texas, Virginia, Louisiana Top 19th Annual State Rankings

Business Facilities 2023 State Rankings reveal Business Climate, Workforce Training, Tech Talent leaders. Plus, the electric vehicle industry drives new growth.