Downtown revitalization is a key focus of the Division of Community and Economic Development. Downtown planning and economic development activities are guided by the Downtown Framingham Economic Development Strategic Plan (PDF). Downtown redevelopment strategies include:
Downtown Framingham, Inc (DFI) is a dynamic, volunteer-based organization implementing an active Main Streets program in Framingham's Downtown. The city, through this department is integrally involved in the organization as a major stakeholder and helps fund their director position. Learn more about the great work this organization is doing and find out when the next event will be online.
The department provides a number of programs to assist small businesses in downtown Framingham including:
The division is working with the Economic Development Industrial Corporation (EDIC) to:
View a Parking Map of Downtown (PDF)!