Purchase-Union Innovation District

New Bedford, MA
Building on your ideas to make Downtown New Bedford a better place to live, work, and play.

What's in the Works

The Purchase-Union Innovation District is a project to create a complete Downtown New Bedford—a destination for unique shopping and dining, and a home for walkable urban living.

MassDevelopment is studying the elements needed to make the Innovation District the hub of Greater New Bedford's economy, with strong connections to the waterfront, the National Historic Park, and the city’s many great neighborhoods. There are two parts to the plan: infrastructure improvements and design. What would make you spend more time in Downtown... Read more


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