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Devens Community, Devens

Located in Central Massachusetts, Devens is a 4,400-acre mixed-use community and an award-winning model for military base reuse. After serving as the U.S. Army’s New England headquarters for 79 years, Fort Devens was closed in 1996. MassDevelopment purchased the property and, with financial support from the state, is redeveloping Devens into a sustainable and diverse mixed-use community.

Today, Devens features 100 businesses and organizations that collectively employ approximately 10,000 workers. With nearly 2,100 acres of open space and recreation land, Devens offers unique opportunities for active and passive recreation. Carefully planned progress and a multitude of first-class amenities have made Devens a popular place to live, work, and play.

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