The overall mission of economic development in Fitchburg is to strengthen and expand the city's commercial sector through support of existing businesses and attraction of new ones. The Division of Economic Development aims to:
- Serve as first point of contact for all commercial enterprises
- Actively pair commercial users with strategic sites
- Establish a consistent, positive narrative articulating city's strongest assets
The Economic Development division of the Department of Community Development is the main point of contact for all inquiries regarding the city's commercial sector. The staff specializes in business assistance programs and other initiatives aimed at commercial tax base growth and both the creation and retention of jobs locally. Consider this office as your best resource for guidance when doing business in the city.