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Economic Development Center

Pittsfield, Maine belongs to the Pine Tree Zone which greatly enhances opportunities for economic development.

Pittsfield is 1 of 36 Communities certified as a Maine community that is truly "Open for Business" as part of the State of Maine's Certified Business Friendly Community Program.  The program seeks to recognize those towns that show a true commitment to business development.  The Town was honored to be chosen for this program.  

This site was designed for all businesses that are located or looking to locate in Pittsfield, Maine. In the different sections we will provide you with listings of our local properties and other helpful links so you can locate or continue to grow in Pittsfield.

Please make sure to check out our great Economic Development Opportunities at Pittsfield Maine Economic Development Opportunities July 2017

If you are interested in starting a new business, the State of Maine Department of Economic and Community Development has created a new resource just for you at Business Answers

From our State of Maine DECD website working in conjunction with our partner, the Governor Account Executives:

How do I start a business?

Start-Up Checklist will help you get started in the right direction.

  • Writing a business plan is an important early step in starting or expanding your business. The plan will serve as your operating guide and is usually required if you are looking for financing from a public or private lender. Business Plan Outline.
  • Sample financial statements, such as the balance sheet, the income statement and the cash flow statement are an important part of your business plan. Information and samples for each of these documents.
  • You must have the proper licensing and permitting to conduct your business. To help you determine the necessary State of Maine requirements, use the Business Answers Licensing Assistant. If you have additional questions please contact Business Answers at (800) 872-3838.


We would like to be the site of your new or expanded business and the Town has many great offerings.  Please review any property listings from the menu to your left, and if you can not find something to suit you, please feel free to contact Town Manager Jacob Gran so he can help assist you in your development or expansion in Pittsfield.