Economic & Business Development

Welcome to Beverly!

The City of Beverly is a spectacular location to live, work, play, learn and grow your business. Explore our economic development web page to learn more about Beverly's vibrant economy, many amenities, natural beauty and welcoming neighborhoods. Please get in touch with the Planning and Development Department at 978-605-2344 if you have questions about Beverly, the permitting process, retail/commercial space for sale  or lease, and more.  To artists and all creatives, remember that Beverly has an incredibly active ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICT right downtown-a perfect place for you to locate!  


Building permit, food permit, signage approval, common victualler license, licensing related to sale/service of alcoholic beverages are just some of the permits and approvals that you may need depending on the type of business you own and what you need to do to prepare the location.  Please click on "Permitting and Licensing" in the column to your left for more detailed information.

Arts and Culture

The City of Beverly, in collaboration with Beverly Main Streets and Montserrat College of Art, established an Arts and Cultural District downtown.  

We love our artists and their murals!  Below are just some of the murals here in Beverly.  Note:  The "Black Lives Matter" mural is now on display inside the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, its new, permanent home!  See link for story in The Salem News.  The mural was also spotlighted by Main Street America.

MuralLOVE redo 2-4-2022

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