Get the red carpet treatment by contacting Michael Coakley, the City’s Business Development Manager, at [email protected] or call 413-499-9368 to get the Red Carpet treatment. He leads the City’s Red Carpet Team which streamlines the process of expanding or locating businesses in Pittsfield.
Chris Kapiloff, a principal of LTI Smart Glass, needed to rapidly expand his limited Pittsfield manufacturing capabilities, he was afraid that the permitting process alone would take six to nine months. Using the Red Carpet Team, he said that entire process took just 60 days. (See the LTI Case Study.)
The Red Carpet team brings together representatives from various city departments, economic development organizations, MassHire, MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development to meet with a prospective company. They can smooth out any concerns and propose incentives to win your business.