New Bedford


New Bedford, the other major SouthCoast hub city, is the 7th largest city in Massachusetts and famous as the largest commercial fishing port in the nation. Its well-preserved historic district, including the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and a vibrant cultural center, adds charm and traditional appeal to this waterfront community. With one of the most successful business parks in New England, the "Whaling City" is home to industries such as marine science technology, medical device and green/renewable energy industry clusters. An innovative incubator program and team of economic development professionals provide the tools and expert assistance that businesses need to succeed.