Start a Business and Innovate in Salem, MA

Meet Andrew Shapiro:

Andrew is Salem’s Economic Development Planner, working out of the City’s Department of Planning and Community Development.  He works with business owners in a variety of ways to ensure that they have what they need to establish and grow their business(es) in Salem:

Some projects on which Andrew has recently worked include:

  • A startup loan and permitting guidance for the highly successful new restaurant Bambolina, which serve hand-crafted wood-fired pizza.

  • A startup loan and permitting guidance for a new local coffee shop in the Derby Street neighborhood, Derby Joe.