Learn More About Essex, MA

Essex is a small, coastal community with a proud heritage.  The Town is picturesque and the primary industries involve tourism.

Priority Development Sites

Community Leadership

Brendhan Zubricki, Town Administrator

978 768 6531

30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01029

bzubricki@essexma.org

Matthew Coogan, Town Planner

978 768 6531

30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01029

mcoogan@essexma.org

  • Cultural Institutions & Attractions:

    Essex River Cruise & Charters, Essex River Basin Adventures, Essex Shipbuilding Museum

  • Historical Sites:

    Cogswell’s Grant

  • Scenic By-Ways:

    Yes.

    http://www.essexheritage.org/aboutbyway

  • Municipal Golf Course:

    Cape Ann Golf Course and Fairway Club

Available Commercial Development Sites

Site Name

Fortune Palace Restaurant Site
(purchased and under redevelopment)

Size

Approximately 20,000 sq. ft.

Description

This is a former restaurant site. The existing building will be demolished and a new building will be elevated out of flood zone as a brewery with taproom and restaurant.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact:

Brendhan Zubricki, Town Administrator
bzubricki@essexma.org
(978) 768-6531

Site Name

Former Allen Property

Size

Approximately 1 acre; partially wetlands

Description

This site includes several small lots formerly in residential and commercial use. Commercial waste and contamination on site but full extent unknown. Site was in the care and custody of a court-appointed receiver, is presently owned by an estate, and may transition to Town-owned. Site development not completed and completion date is unknown.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact:

Brendhan Zubricki, Town Administrator
bzubricki@essexma.org
(978) 768-6531

Site Name

Former Fin & Feather Tackle Shop

Size

Approx. 1 acre

Description

The site development, which was formerly a tackle shop, has been completed. The owner of the business rented property from the property owner and plans are unclear.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact:

Brendhan Zubricki, Town Administrator
bzubricki@essexma.org
(978) 768-6531