Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network

 

Directions to MSBDC Offices

  

Please note that business advisors are available by appointment only. Sorry, but we cannot accommodate walk-ins. In order to better serve you, please call in advance to schedule an appointment with the appropriate regional office or specialty center. Business advisors are not available at the State Office. We looking forward to meeting with you and helping your business succeed in Massachusetts and beyond.

 

 

 

 

 

  


 

Massachusetts Export Center
State Transportation Building
10 Park Plaza, Suite 3730
Boston, MA 02116

Tel
: 617-973-8664

Photo ID required for building entry

mapThe State Transportation Building is located in downtown Boston between the theater district and the Park Plaza Hotel. The building can be reached by automobile, rapid transit, and commuter rail. Several MBTA stations are within a five-to-ten minute walk from the building, which is fully accessible to people with disabilities. Parking is available in the State Transportation Building garage and in other garages nearby.

From the South: Take Route I-93 North to Exit 20, following signs to South Station. At the end of the ramp, take a left onto Kneeland Street, following signs to Chinatown. Go straight on Kneeland Street (which becomes Stuart Street after a few blocks) until all traffic must turn right (approximately one-third of a mile.) The State Transportation Building will be on your right at this point. After a right turn, the entrance to the garage is on the right side. Other garages nearby: Motor Mart Garage, the Radisson Hotel garage and the Boston Common Garage.

From the North: Take Route I-93 South to the Leverett Connector to Exit 26 (Storrow Drive exit, immediately before the Lower Deck). Follow all the way into Boston (by the TD Garden), and get onto Storrow Drive West. Pass the Government Center exit on the left, and take the 2nd exit (Copley Square), which will also be on the left side. Get in the left lane, and at the lights, take a left onto Beacon Street. Take an immediate right onto Arlington Street. Follow Arlington past the Public Garden. Proceed on Arlington, crossing Boylston and St. James Streets. After passing the Boston Park Plaza Hotel on the left, take a left onto Stuart Street. The Motor Mart garage will be on the left and the Radisson garage will be on the right. The State Transportation Building is located at the intersection of Stuart and Charles Streets.

From the West: Take the Mass Pike East to the Copley Square exit (which will bring you to a set of lights at the intersection of Dartmouth and Stuart streets). Go straight on Stuart Street for several blocks. After crossing the intersection of Arlington Street, continue straight for another block. The Motor Mart garage will be on the left; Radisson garage will be on the right. The State Transportation Building is located at the intersection of Stuart and Charles Streets.

Public Transportation:

Green Line: Exit at Boylston Station. When you exit the station, you will be near the corner of Boylston Street and Tremont Street. Go right on Boylston Street and walk a half block to Boylston Place Pedestrian Alley on your left. The State Transportation Building is at the end of the alley.

Blue Line: Exit at Government Center Station. From there take the Green Line inbound to Boylston Station. When you exit the station, you will be near the corner of Boylston Street and Tremont Street. Go right on Boylston Street and walk a half block to Boylston Place Pedestrian Alley on your left. The State Transportation Building is at the end of the alley.

Red Line: Exit at Park Street Station. Change to the Green Line to and take to Boylston Station. When you exit the station, you will be near the corner of Boylston Street and Tremont Street. Go right on Boylston Street and walk a half block to Boylston Place Pedestrian Alley on your left. The State Transportation Building is at the end of the alley.

  


 

Massachusetts Export Center - Southeastern Mass Office
794 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel: 508-999-1388

From Boston and Points North and East: Take Route 93 South to Route 24 South to Route 140 South. Take Exit 2B onto I-195 East. Take Exit 15S (downtown New Bedford) onto Route 18. At the second light, turn right on to Union Street. Go two additional sets of light and turn right onto Purchase Street. The Massachusetts Export Center is one block up on the right on Purchase Street.

From Providence and Points West: Take Route 195 East to Exit 15 onto Route 18. At the second light, turn right on to Union Street.  Go two additional sets of light and turn right onto Purchase Street. The Massachusetts Export Center is one block up on the right on Purchase Street.

Parking: Metered parking can be found along the streets. Additional parking can be found at the following locations:

  • A parking garage can be found adjacent to the Zeiterion Theatre at 684 Purchase Street. From Route 18 coming from Exit 15, go through two sets of traffic lights. Take the next exit (it comes up very quickly and isn’t marked very well) – School Street. At the third stop sign, at Purchase Street, take a right. At the next intersection (Purchase and Spring Streets) take a right. At the end of the street, take a right onto Acushnet Avenue. The parking garage entrance is on your right.
  • A parking garage can also be found at Elm Street. From Route 18 coming from Exit 15, take a right at the first light; the garage will be on the right. From the Center, turn right onto William Street, then a left on 2nd street. The garage will be two blocks ahead.
  • There is a small outdoor lot at Second and Acushnet Avenue. This lot offers free parking on the weekend. From Route 18 coming from Exit 15, take a right at the first light. Take a left at Acushnet Avenue. The parking lot will be on your left 3 blocks up. From the Center, turn right on William Street, then a right on Acushnet Avenue. The lot will be on your left.

From Bus Terminal: Turn right and walk three blocks down Pleasant Street (opposite the flow of traffic). Turn left down William Street and walk down to Purchase Street, and take a right. The Massachusetts Export Center is three doorways up on left.

  


 

Massachusetts Export Center - Central & Western Massachusetts Office
75 North Drive
Westborough, MA 01581
Tel. 508-887-5412

From the North or South: Take I-495 to Exit 23B (Route 9, westbound). Proceed west on Route 9 for 3.3 miles to the intersection of Route 135. Turn right onto Route 135 West and follow 0.4 mile to North Drive. The entrance is on the right.

From the East or West: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 11A to I-495 North, then take Exit 23B (Route 9, westbound). Proceed west on Route 9 for 3.3 miles to the intersection of Route 135. Turn right onto Route 135 West and follow for 0.4 mile to North Drive. The entrance is on the right.

 


 

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center
State Office
Tillson House
University of Massachusetts
23 Tillson Farm Road
Amherst, MA 01003-9346
Tel: 413-545-6301

The MSBDC State Office is located on Tillson Farm Road at the north end of campus. Tillson Farm Road is located off East Pleasant Street between the UMass Police Department and the Amherst Fire Department. The MSBDC State Office is located in the first house on the right. Parking is available.

Click here for directions to the UMass campus. Click here for a campus map (see E, 1).

  


 

MA Small Business Development Center Network
Berkshire Regional Office
33 Dunham Mall, Suite 103

Pittsfield, MA 01201
Tel: 413-499-0933

Dunham MallFrom Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90): Take the Mass Pike to Exit 2 (Lee) From the ramp, turn right onto Route 20 (to Lee and Pittsfield). Stay on Route 20 as it merges with Route 7 (North). Follow Route 7 (North) approximately 7 miles to the intersection of East Street and West Street at the southern edge of downtown Pittsfield. Go through this intersection, and turn right at the second street onto Fenn Street. The yellow brick Dunham Mall building is on the right at the corner of Fenn Street and Allen Street, and it is directly across from Pittsfield City Hall. 

From Route 9:  Follow Route 9 West through the Town of Dalton to the light at the intersection of Routes 8 & 9, Pittsfield (Coltsville). Follow Route 9 until it ends. Make a left onto North Street and follow to the intersection of Depot Street on the right and Fenn Street on the left. Turn left onto Fenn Street. The yellow brick Dunham Mall building is on the right at the corner of Fenn Street and Allen Street, and it is directly across from Pittsfield City Hall. 

Parking: There is free public parking in the parking lot approximately 200 feet past the Dunham Mall building on the left. There is both 90 minute and three hour parking available. The entrance to the building is on the side opposite the Pittsfield Police Station.

  


 

MA Small Business Development Center Network
Central Regional Office
The Carriage House
125 Woodland Street
Worcester, MA 01610
Tel: 508-793-7615

On the campus map, the SBDC office is Building #12 (The Carriage House), located between Loudon and Hawthorne Streets in the Woodland Street Historic District.

Carriage HouseFrom the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) West: Take Mass Pike West to Exit 10 (I-290 East, Auburn/Worcester). Take Exit 11 (College Square/Federal Square). Go straight, following sign for Federal Square/Downtown. At second traffic light, take a left onto Cambridge Street (St. Matthew's Church on left and Culpeppers Bakery on right). Go one mile to the end of Cambridge Street. Take a sharp right onto Main Street. After the second set of traffic lights, turn left from Main Street onto Hawthorne Street. Take your first right onto Woodland Street. The office is located in the second building on the right, The Carriage House, 1st Floor.

From Route 2 East or West: Take Route 190 South to Route I-290 West to Exit 18 (Route 9, Framingham/Ware). Bear right at the end of the ramp. Go through the lights at the end of the ramp and get into the middle lane. Bear left following signs to Lincoln Square. Take a right at second traffic light onto Highland Street. At the fifth traffic light, take a left onto Park Avenue. Go through four traffic lights and start looking for Charlotte Street on your left. Take Charlotte Street to Woodland Street, then turn left onto Woodland. The office (125 Woodland Street) is on the right, The Carriage House, 1st Floor.

Parking: You can park on the street in front of the building or in the small lot to the right of the building.

  


 

MA Small Business Development Center Network
Northeast Regional Office
Salem State University
Enterprise Center
121 Loring Avenue, Suite 310
Salem, MA 01970
Tel: 978-542-6343

Directions from Route 128: Take Exit 25 to Route 114 East for 3.9 miles to Salem State University North Campus. Bear right at lights (following 1A South) onto Loring Avenue. Central Campus and the Enterprise Center are 3 blocks on the left, directly across Loring Avenue from the Salem Diner.

From the South via Route 1A: Follow Route 1A North through Revere, Lynn, Swampscott and into Salem. One-half mile after entering Salem, bear right at the lights on Loring Avenue (following Route 1A North). Central Campus and the Enterprise Center is on the right directly across Loring Avenue from the Salem Diner.

Parking: Look for the single-story building named the Enterprise Center. Park in front of the building or on the side in a space designated for Enterprise Center or visitors.

  


 

MA Small Business Development Center Network
Western Regional Office
Scibelli Enterprise Center
1 Federal Street, Building 101
Springfield, MA 01105

Tel
: 413-577-1768

Scibelli Enterprise CenterFrom I-91 South: Take Exit 7 / Springfield Center and go straight through lights. At the second light, turn left under the highway onto State Street. Take State Street to Federal Street (approx. one mile). At the top of the hill, turn left onto Federal Street. The Scibelli Enterprise Center is on the right at the corner of State and Federal streets in the STCC Technology Park. 

From I-91 North: Take Exit 6 / Springfield Center. Follow East Columbus Avenue to State Street (approx. 1/4 mile). Turn right onto State Street and follow to Federal Street (approx. one mile). At the top of the hill, turn left onto Federal Street. The Scibelli Enterprise Center is on the right, at the corner of State and Federal streets in the STCC Technology Park. 

Alternative from I-91 North or South: Take Exit 8 to Route 291. Get into the right lane. Take Exit 3, Armory Street. At  the end of the ramp, get into the right lane at the traffic light. Turn right onto Armory Street south. At the 3rd light, turn right onto Taylor Street. Take first left (directly behind the gas station) onto Federal Street. Follow Federal Street for 4/10 of a mile until you see Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) on the right. The Scibelli Enterprise Center is in the STCC Technology Park directly across the street on the left.

From the Mass Pike: Take Exit 6 (Springfield). At end of ramp, turn left onto Route 291. Take Armory Street exit. Go 3/4 of the way around the rotary and take Armory Street South. At the third light, turn right onto Taylor Street. Take immediate left onto Federal Street. Go about four-tenths of a mile and turn left into the STCC Technology Park’s gate. The Scibelli Enterprise Center is on the left-hand side of the facility. Parking is available in front of the SEC, as well as behind the building.

  


 

MA Small Business Development Center Network
Southeast Regional Office
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Tel: 508-673-9783

Due to heavy construction in the area you may encounter detour signs.

The Southeast Regional Office is located on the 2nd Floor in the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Please park in the lot closest to the building and arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.

From New Bedford / Cape Cod: Drive west on Route I-195 to the Route 81/Plymouth Avenue/Pleasant Street exit (Exit 7-6). Keep left and follow to Exit 6 / Pleasant Street. Turn right at end of exit onto Pleasant Street and immediately turn left onto 7th Street. After one block on 7th Street, turn left onto Bedford Street. Stay in the left lane on Bedford Street. At the third light (after a blinking light at the fire station), turn left onto South Main Street (People Inc. will be on your left and Bank of America diagonally across the intersection on your right and a series of flag poles will be on your right after you turn). Get in the right lane and turn right at the next light onto Pocasset Street. The Fall River Herald News will be on your left after you turn. The MSBDC is located on the second floor of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building on the right (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Drive through yellow poles into the parking lot closest to the building. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.  

From Taunton / Boston: Take Route 24 South to Route 195 West (do not take the Route 138/79 exit as it is closed). Exit Route 24 at Route 81/Plymouth Avenue/Pleasant Street (Exit 7-6). Keep left and follow to Exit 6 - Pleasant Street. Turn right at end of exit onto Pleasant Street and immediately turn left onto 7th Street. After one block on 7th Street, turn left onto Bedford Street. Stay in the left lane on Bedford Street. At the third light (after a blinking light at the fire station), turn left onto South Main Street (People Inc. will be on your left and Bank of America diagonally across the intersection on your right and a series of flag poles will be on your right after you turn). Get in the right lane and turn right at the next light onto Pocasset Street. The Fall River Herald News will be on your left after you turn. The MSBDC is located on the second floor of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building on the right (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Drive through yellow poles into the parking lot closest to the building. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.  

From Providence: Drive East on Route 195 into Massachusetts and drive over the Braga Bridge. Take the Route 81 South / Plymouth Avenue exit (Exit 6-7), toward downtown Fall River. Turn right onto Hartwell Street. Make a slight left onto Borden Street. If you are on Hartwell Street and reach 4th Street, you've gone a little too far. Borden Street becomes Third Street for a short time, then make a slight right back onto Borden Street. Turn right onto South Main Street (Dunkin Donuts is on corner). Take the second left onto Pocasset Street.  The MSBDC is located on the second floor of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce building on the right (formerly the Fall River Chamber). Drive through yellow poles into the parking lot closest to the building. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your appointment.  

  


 


MSBDC Boston Regional Office & Minority Business Center
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Suite 154-10
Boston, MA 02125  
Phone: 617-287-7750

Please use the following options to get to the MSBDC Boston Regional Office. Please allow extra time when traveling to campus, especially during the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters (September and January/February).

The best parking option for guests is to drive straight to the UMass Boston Bayside Parking Lot, which is located on 200 Mt. Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02125. See additional details below.

Click here for campus map

Public Transportation

Subway: Take the MBTA Red Line subway to the JFK/UMASS station. Click here for the MBTA subway map. A free shuttle bus will carry you to the campus. Shuttle bus circles from subway station to UMass Boston and back regularly throughout the day. A one-way trip takes 10-15 minutes depending on campus traffic.

Bus: Route 8 MBTA buses run daily from Kenmore Square to the campus. Route 16 MBTA buses run from Forest Hills to the campus during rush hour only. The MBTA bus stop is in front of the Campus Center Circle

Shuttle Bus: The shuttle buses run regularly throughout the day every 5-10 minutes. Paul Revere Transportation LLC and Academy Bus provide transportation service between the JFK/UMass MBTA station and points in and around the campus and Columbia Point. For more detailed information about the shuttle bus service, please refer to the UMass Boston website by clicking here

Traveling by Car and Parking

All guests should proceed to park at the UMass Boston Bayside Lot on 200 Mt. Vernon Street, Boston, MA 02125 (GPS accessible).

By car from the north to the UMass Boston Bayside Lot:
Take Interstate 93 South through Boston to Exit 15 (Columbia Road/JFK Library). Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbia Road. Go straight into the rotary. Take the second exit (a right) onto Day Blvd, down the ramp. At the light, take a left onto Mt. Vernon Street. The UMass Boston Bayside Lot is straight ahead, past the Double Tree, on your left. Park your vehicle and take the shuttle bus to campus.
     Please exit at the second stop, in front of the Campus Center. Then follow University signage to Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Suite 154-10. See link above for campus map. Once on the 3rd floor, please follow the green signs.

By car from the south to the UMass Boston Bayside Lot:
Take Interstate 93 North to Exit 14 (Morrissey Blvd/JFK Library.). Go straight passing the front of Boston College High School instead of turning onto the campus. Do not go up the ramp, bear right passing Santander Bank. Turn right at the first intersection to Mt. Vernon Street. The UMass Boston Bayside Lot will be on your left. Park your vehicle and take the shuttle bus to campus.
     Please exit at the second stop, in front of the Campus Center. Then follow University signage to Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Suite 154-10. See link above for campus map. Once on the 3rd floor, please follow the green signs.

By car from the west to the UMass Boston Bayside Lot:
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90) east to Interstate 93. Take I-93 South one mile to Exit 15 (Columbia Road/JFK Library). Take a left at the end of the ramp onto Columbia Road. Go straight into the rotary. Take the second exit (a right) onto Day Blvd, down the ramp. At the light, take a left onto Mt. Vernon Street. The UMass Boston Bayside Lot is straight ahead, past the Double Tree, on your left. Park your vehicle and take the shuttle bus to campus.
     Please exit at the second stop, in front of the Campus Center. Then follow University signage to Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Suite 154-10. See link above for campus map. Once on the 3rd floor, please follow the green signs.

Parking is $6 flat fee with unlimited time and payable upon exiting. If you have any questions, please call our office at 617-287-7750.

  


 

Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Tillson House
University of Massachusetts
23 Tillson Farm Road
Amherst, MA 01003
Tel: 413-545-6303

The headquarters for the Procurement Technical Assistance Center is located at the MSBDC State Office, located off East Pleasant Street at the north end of campus next. Tillson Farm Road is situated between the new UMass Police Department and the Amherst Fire Department. Parking is available.

Click here for directions to the UMass campus.

  


 

Quest Center
1213 Purchase Street, 2nd Floor
New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
Tel: 508-991-3122

Please call Alison at 508-673-9783 ext. 10 to schedule an appointment.

From Fall River and Providence: Follow Route 195 East. Take Exit 15 (Route 18/Downtown). Take the second exit off of Route 18, Purchase Street.  At the red flashing light, take a left onto Purchase Street. The Quest Center is a large, red, brick building, on the right after a boarded up brick building, next to Glaser Glass. It is on the corner of Purchase and Maxfield Street. Free street parking is available but limited, please plan to arrive early for your appointment.

From Boston: Follow Route 93 to Route 128 to Route 24 South. Stay on Route 24 to Taunton (about 40 minutes). Take the Route 140 South exit (about 20 minutes). This is Exit 12. Follow 140 South to Exit 2A. This will be Route 195 East. Follow Route 195 East. Take Exit 15 (Route 18/Downtown). Take the second exit off of Route 18, Purchase Street.  At the red flashing light, take a left onto Purchase Street. The Quest Center is a large, red, brick building, on the right after a boarded up brick building, next to Glaser Glass. It is on the corner of Purchase and Maxfield Street. Free street parking is available but limited, please plan to arrive early for your appointment.

From Cape Cod: Follow Route 195 West. Take Exit 15 (Route 18/Downtown). Take the second exit off of Route 18, Purchase Street. At the red flashing light, take a left onto Purchase Street.  The Quest Center is a large, red, brick building, on the right after a boarded up brick building, next to Glaser Glass. It is on the corner of Purchase and Maxfield Street. Free street parking is available but limited, please plan to arrive early for your appointment.