Business Retention and Expansion

Watertown's Business Retention and Expansion program champions business growth, capital investment and the creation of jobs by connecting local businesses with the resources to help them succeed. The program also informs future local business development strategies by gathering information and analyzing trends on the local economy overall. 

  1. Individualized analysis and supportive action based on business visits,
  2. Connections to, and coordination with, state, regional and local resources,
  3. Assistance in identifying available incentives and guiding businesses through application processes,
  4. Facilitating workforce and talent recruitment and training through partnerships with local and regional organizations, and
  5. Single point-of-contact and individualized assistance with City regulatory processes and incentives.