Marlborough is at the heart of the state's growing innovation technology with job growth coming from national hi-tech, financial services, bio-sciences and renewable energy technology. Marlborough Economic Development Corporation has an aggressive agenda for commercial growth and industrial expansion in the city. Some of the successful firms that already have a presence in the area include Raytheon, 3Com, Evergreen Solar, Boston Scientific, Dow Chemicals, Netezza Egenera and 21st Century Biochemicals. The modern Cedar Hill Place center featuring its own cafe and complimentary fitness center is conveniently located half a mile from the I-495 interchange, and just an hour's drive to state capital Boston, which is regarded as one of America's top centers of finance and medicine and is internationally renowned as a center for higher education. Boston's historic port boosts the thriving tourism market, while the city is an exciting hub for publishing and printing.