Barre is home to a number of creative manufacturers making everything from wind turbines and indoor farming to stone working tools, 3D filament, and fine wood products. A burgeoning specialty food sector produces world-renowned, artisanal cheeses, handmade ravioli and pasta, hydroponic salad greens, apple butter & cider vinegars, cured Italian meats, and mini gourmet donuts, to name just a few. Barre welcomes new businesses with tremendous support and enthusiasm.
Since the City incorporated in 1895, Barre has been committed to the business community. At Barre City Hall and the Barre Town offices, you’ll find personalized service and streamlined processes, making doing business in Barre an easy and worthwhile venture. The mayor and all the government officials as well our citizens are committed to building on Barre’s strengths and adapting to the economy of the future. Additionally, our economic development team has worked extensively with local businesses—and researched practices in other thriving areas—to make our business services competitive and top-notch.
A strong, educated workforce is readily available to fit the needs of your company, whether you have a brand new idea to start up, or an existing entity that is ready to expand and grow. Affordable business locations combined with ample, convenient parking for customers and employees rounds out an equation for success in Barre.