Current Projects

We are proud of the successes of our business community. See what projects are currently taking place in the City because it is a "Good idea!" to be part of our local economy. 

Here's what happening now in Fitchburg:


The Fitchburg Community and Economic Development Authority (CEDA) and the Fitchburg Chamber Visitor + Business Bureau (FVCBB) have again partnered to update the economic development strategic plan. Madison-based, Vandewalle and Associates were selected to lead this initiative.  The last plan was completed in 2012 and is known as the City in Motion document.  CEDA and the FCVBB in the past five years have completed many of the action items outlined in the City in Motion document.  Click here for a detailed list of completed strategic directives.  Vandewalle and Associates along with the Forward Fitchburg Steering Committee have identified some potential Strategic Directives that have been presented to the Forward Fitchburg Task Force for consideration for the 2018-2023 update.  These Strategic Directive can be found by clicking here.  The presentation by Vandewalle and Associated that was given to the Forward Fitchburg Task Force is available here.


In June of 2017, the City of Fitchburg and the Fitchburg Community and Economic Development Authority, which serves as the City's Housing Authority issued an Request for Proposal to hire a consultant to conduct research, analysis, focus groups and municipal requirements to create housing goals. strategies, toolkit and implementation plan to meet the current and future housing needs with a focus on affordability for the Fitchburg residents.  MSA Professional Services assisted by Urban Assets were selected to complete the project. At the first meeting of the Fitchburg Housing Task Force, the consultants shared eleven notable numbers about Fitchburg's housing, view them here.  The City will continue to provide updates on the plan as they become available.  Below are links to the Fitchburg Housing Assessment and the MSA/ Urban Assets proposal.

Fitchburg Housing Assessment
MSA Professional Services/Urban Assets Housing Proposal

In the Orchard Pointe development,  a 100 guest suite, extended stay hotel, Staybridge Suites is now open!
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