Business was the driving force that first made Brockton stand out amongst its peers in Massachusetts, New England and even the nation. Electric power plants, shoe factories, and theatres provided creative, invention and entrepreneurial spirit that created a friendly business environment. There are over 1700 businesses, small, medium and large, of all sorts of industry in Brockton and the surrounding towns.
As a four-season area, the Metro South region has a climate which is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70’s and 80’s and cold during winter with temperatures in the 20’s and 30’s. An area steeped in tradition, the south shore is quintessential New England, from the beautiful fall foliage to the warm summer beach season.
There is no shortage of activities; families, couples and singles can enjoy a variety of museums, cultural events, outdoor parks and recreation, fairs, golf, skiing, art exhibits, sporting events (Boston is Titletown USA!), state parks, historical sites, gourmet restaurants, casual family dining, shopping and more. Academics also abound, and numerous colleges and universities exist within a 10-15 mile radius, including Bridgewater State University, Babson, Wellesley, and Stonehill Colleges.
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