Live, Work & Play
Did you know that the Berkshires...
- Have overall taxes and office rents that are lower than the national average
- Are strategically located within 150 miles of Boston and New York City
- Have 32 million people living and working within a four-hour drive time of the region
- Features the Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative, a pilot program for the State of Massachusetts that provides laptops to every 7th grader
- Is on the forefront of renewable energy development with significant wind power, solar and biomass energy generation projects on line, and others in the pipeline
- Was identified as one of the country’s “Top Ten Housing Markets” for the next decade by U.S. News & World Report, June 2009
Get housing Information about Berkshire Housing Development Corporation, as well as basic facts about utilities, education, population, and cost of living.
Get demographic information on the cities and towns that make up Berkshire County.
Click here to view the 2012 Berkshire Business & Community Guide.
A vast amount of diverse career opportunities can be found in the Berkshires. Trailing spouses and family members have access to several tools to assist in the search. To find an opportunity visit the county’s online sites, BerkshireCareers or BerkshireJobs, visit BerkshireWorks, a one stop career center, with offices in both Pittsfield and North Adams.”
Relocate your business to the Berkshires by searching available properties or contacting the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation.
Was rated one of the ten best destinations on Earth, according to the National Geographic Traveler Magazine
Planning a visit or looking for something to do? Check out these resources
Berkshire Visitors Bureau
Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism
City of North Adams
Mohawk Trail Association