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Economic Development

The Economic Development Division of the Department of Community Development can help you through the various procedures involved in doing business in Fitchburg.

Fitchburg: A Prime Location for Doing Business

Located in the Montachusett Region of North-Central Massachusetts, Fitchburg is 46 miles northwest of Boston, 25 miles north of Worcester, and 211 miles from New York City.

Fitchburg is at the terminus of the Fitchburg Line, with commuter rail trains that can get you to Porter Square, Cambridge in just over an hour, and bus service that serves Fitchburg, Leominster and Gardner.

The median price of housing in Fitchburg is significantly lower than surrounding communities, and a top quality public school system with a new state-of-the-art High School, an innovative Charter School and Fitchburg State College to meet all your education and training needs.


Starting a Business in Fitchburg

Online Services for Business

Reports and Publications to assist the Developer



Jerry Beck

Director of Economic Development & Marketing