Worcester and the entire Central Massachusetts area — essentially coinciding with Worcester county — is the second-most populous county in Massachusetts. Developments in the biotechnology and high-tech industries, the healthcare industry, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing highlight those areas of greatest recent economic growth. Furthermore, many new sectors are rapidly emerging as centers of business activity, including fiber optics and electronics. In general, the region’s workforce is highly educated, skilled and well-trained.

Typically used as industrial buildings or distribution centers, these properties have footprints that can approach one-half- a-million square feet. Access to major thoroughfares and transportation hubs is very desirable. These listings typically include loading docks; freight elevators; sub-dividable space; elevated ceilings; expansive parking/loading areas; open areas for workstations, conference rooms, large employee cafeteria and full shower/locker room facilities; and multiple levels.