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About New England

New England is so much more than fall foliage and clam chowder—it's one of the smartest, most strategic business locations in the U.S. Companies locating in this abundant six-state region will have access to unparalleled business resources, including a world-class workforce, a high concentration of educational institutions, supportive local government and more. It's no surprise that many of the world's most successful and recognizable enterprises, from Anheuser Busch to Xerox, are headquartered here. Read on for a quick snapshot of New England's many advantages, or use the navigation at left to flesh out the story with local news headlines and profiles of top New England companies.

Strategic Location

Located in the heart of the powerful Boston/New York/Montreal triangle, New England offers new and expanding companies one of the most auspicious business locations in the world. With Europe a quick 6.5-hour flight away, New England enterprises enjoy the dual advantages of expedient travel and overlapping business hours.

Educational Excellence

New England is home to 270 colleges and universities—including renowned institutions such as Harvard, Yale, MIT, Dartmouth and others. The region’s institutions provide unparalleled opportunities for research collaboration, draw more than a half-million students from around the world, and contribute over 30,000 science and engineering graduates to the global workforce every year.

World-Class Workforce

With such a rich heritage of learning, it’s no wonder New England’s workforce is the best educated in the nation—and that worker productivity is among the highest in the world. The region boasts a thriving innovation economy, playing host to some of the country’s most robust industry clusters: bioscience, precision manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, national defense and more.

Integrated Support

For businesses considering locating or expanding in this vital region, Team New England is an invaluable resource. In addition to providing “one-stop” shopping for vital data about the region, the Team will serve as your sole point of contact for all six states. As such, Team New England is the only true objective advisor about opportunities in the region—and we’d be happy to consult with you. For more information about Team New England, including details on membership, please contact Dave Driver at drivedc@nu.com.