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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New! Downtown Market Rate Housing Update (2023) 

The City of Springfield commissioned an updated market rate housing study from Zimmerman Volk Associates, examining the market for the development of new downtown market rate housing units. 

You may download the full report HERE. 

ARPA Business Applications

All business and non-profit related ARPA funding applications, including Build Back Springfield, were 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.


2020 Springfield's Opportunity Zone Neighborhood Overview

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