• News for Economic

    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    The Fort Atkinson City Council approved purachasing about 75 acres of land for $750,000 when it met in special session Wednesday evening. The land is immediately adjacent to the city in the Town of Koshkonong, just east of Fort Atkinson High School at the northwest corner of Banker and Hoard roads. It is expected to hold about 130 single-family home lots and four to six multi-family home lots, ...read more
    Categories: Economic
    Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Vendors Sought for Fort Holiday Market            The Fort Atkinson Farmers Market, a program of the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for food and arts vendors who wish to participate in the annual Holiday Farmers and Art Market, December 7, throughout downtown Fort Atkinson. Vendors are expected to sell between 9:00am and 3:00pm ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
    Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Lemonade Day Launches in Fort Atkinson   Picture a spring setting in a small Wisconsin city in which over 50 new businesses are launched in a single day, triggering massive support from the community, an influx of shoppers, and a heightened awareness of the entrepreneurial mindset.  That is what is about to happen on Saturday, May 4, in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and the city encourages everyone ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release, Economic
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    A new art studio has opened its doors in historic downtown Fort Atkinson with a mission to create a safe, communal space for all kinds of artists - from beginners to professionals - to express their creative sides, spend time with family and friends, and have fun.              Proprietor Cindy Gerard knows a thing or two about art, having been an Art Teacher for over 20 years. “Whether you’re a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    For Investments from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018 Each year, the Chamber assesses business growth in the city by calculating financial investments from new construction, major renovations, or additions to existing facilities.  And business is still booming in Fort Atkinson.   2018 is definitely the year of the restaurant, and thanks to these industrious entrepreneurs, Fort Atkinson ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article