Take Your Business to the Next Level

There are many milestones in business and Portsmouth can support you through them all. Our business-friendly environment, strategic location in the region and on the coast, and access to resources all provide the best setting to help your business grow.

What We Offer

Resources for upgrades

Whether you are upgrading to a new brick-and-mortar facility, need to update your space with fixed systems, or are redeveloping an entire property, we can help connect you with resources to support your investment. With local, state, and regional grants and incentives and a diverse business finance community, your business is positioned to grow.

Workforce Development

If your next business milestone includes growing your team or upskilling those already on staff, our workforce development programs will help you make the jump. Portsmouth@Work offers a variety of skill-specific programs that is connected to a regional partner ecosystem and can also work with you to develop custom talent development solutions.



Collins Machine Works

Collins Machine Works has been a stable member of the Portsmouth business community for over 60 years. Started in 1960, the organization began as a small machine shop. Collins has expanded multiple times over the years and now services national and international contracts for maritime defense, the department of defense, maritime and logistics and more. The business has expanded their Portsmouth headquarters and reinvested approximately $12 million in site acquisition and development.