Office of Planning & Economic Development
Timothy T. Sheehan
Chief Development Officer
70 Tapley Street, Springfield, MA 01104
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.
This program is no longer accepting applications as of December 31, 2022.
Recommended Build Back Springfield Projects to Date:
Worthington Street Redevelopment
ARPA Business Applications
All business and non-profit related ARPA funding applications are closed as of December 31, 2022.
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.
The Implementation Blueprint (Main St./Convention District) Materials
Master Development Plan, Phase 1 March 2021
Master Development Plan, Phase 1 Appendix March 2021
Section 108 Draft Application, Main Street/Convention Center 10/09/2020
Northeast Downtown Master Plan 2021 (Chestnut Street Corridor)
Northest Downtown Master Plan 2021