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Cape Cod has long been known for stunning natural beauty, hundreds of miles of sandy coastline, magnificent whales migrating just off-shore and world-class creative and recreational opportunities.  But now we present Cape Cod to you as the best place to live, work, play and create a new way of life.  Here are some stats for you to consider while choosing a place for your “second act” or to reinvent your business and yourself!

  • 559 miles of coastline buttressed by 213 miles of high speed broadband internet connection.
  • World renowned Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution and Marine Biological Labs leading marine science research and technology development.  Hydroid makes “the best robot on the planet” per WHOI scientists.
  • Cape Cod public schools combined rank #4 in Massachusetts – which ranks #1 in the USA for grades k-12 achievement.  Sturgis Charter School ranks #15 in the USA for charter high school achievement.  Higher education includes Cape Cod Community College and Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
  • Cape Cod Healthcare system ranks in the top 10 healthcare systems in the USA (Thomson Reuters) along with an impressive lineup of honors and accolades (link to document here)
  • Cape Cod’s Entrepreneur Resource System combines a cadre of proven professionals with access to capital.  Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank is the #4 SBA lender in Massachusetts.
  • Development ready sites in growth incentive zones offer business addresses, while protecting the Cape’s exquisite environment, including the Cape Cod National Seashore and the Old King’s Highway Historic District.
  • The Town of Barnstable is listed in the Top 4 places to retire in the USA and top 5 places for your “second act”.
  • Arts and culture are embraced here, emanating from Provincetown, the oldest art colony in the USA and our top 25 arts destination status (AmericanStyle magazine 2000).
  • A vibrant Cape Cod Young Professionals serves over 800 members from all career paths.
  • Cape Cod is host to the largest athletic fundraiser in the USA – PanMass Challenge (link here) and home to the country’s oldest collegiate baseball league – Cape Cod Baseball League (link here www.capecodbaseball.org).