Brownfield Redevelopment 101

According to the definition from the EPA, a brownfield is a property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. Some may read that and run for the hills. We read that and think “Opportunity!” Washington County Brownfield Site Redevelopment Program [...]

1840 Brewing Company to Occupy Space in The District Development

EDWC recently leveraged the Washington County Impact RLF program to assist with financing the build-out of the only commercial space located within The District development in West Bend. The residential complex, located at the corner of Main Street and Washington Avenue, will house in its commercial space the second location for 1840 Brewing Company. The [...]

How EDWC Connects Businesses to Washington County Revolving Loan Funds

In our previous articles about the Washington County Revolving Loan fund (RLF), we have mentioned that EDWC acts as the administering agent for the RLF. Let's break down exactly what that means. Our relationship with area businesses begins as an information resource. We field inquiries about the RLF and work with businesses to understand whether [...]

By |2022-08-04T09:43:36-05:00August 4th, 2022|Financial, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How EDWC Connects Businesses to Washington County Revolving Loan Funds

EDWC Facilitates Financing for Rock Machinery Growth Plans

In 2019, we worked collaboratively with Rock Machinery, LLC to secure financing to re-locate their facility from Saukville to Allenton, WI. Ready for more growth, Rock Machinery sought EDWC's assistance to fund construction of a 10,000 sq. ft. “cold storage” warehouse on the site of Rock Machinery’s Allenton headquarters. This building will create space to [...]

By |2022-07-26T14:21:56-05:00July 22nd, 2022|Economic Development, Financial, loans and incentives|Comments Off on EDWC Facilitates Financing for Rock Machinery Growth Plans

SIX Ways Your Business Can Use Revolving Loan Fund Financing

Have our past two articles on Revolving Loan Funds piqued your interest? Perhaps you are now asking yourself, “How can my business use a RLF loan?” A key aspect of this funding option is its flexibility. A loan from a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) can be used by businesses from a variety of industries [...]

By |2022-07-25T10:37:33-05:00July 21st, 2022|Economic Development, Financial, Governments, loans and incentives|Comments Off on SIX Ways Your Business Can Use Revolving Loan Fund Financing

5 Myths About the Washington County Revolving Loan Fund

Next up in our article series: The Definitive Guide to Revolving Loan Funds, we are tackling the top 5 myths surrounding the Washington County, Wisconsin RLF. We look at misconceptions about qualifying for, getting approved for and repaying a loan. MYTH #1: Your financial information and plans become public knowledge when you obtain an [...]

By |2022-06-23T11:44:09-05:00June 22nd, 2022|Economic Development, Financial, Governments, loans and incentives|Comments Off on 5 Myths About the Washington County Revolving Loan Fund

The Definitive Guide to Revolving Loan Funds: What is an RLF?

RLF is the commonly-used acronym for a Revolving Loan Fund. It refers to a pool of capital available for small businesses in need of financing for development and growth projects. In general terms, businesses apply for loans and those requests are reviewed by an independent committee, much like a bank. If approved, the loan [...]

By |2022-06-16T08:28:27-05:00June 15th, 2022|Economic Development, Financial, Governments, loans and incentives|Comments Off on The Definitive Guide to Revolving Loan Funds: What is an RLF?

Financing Ensures Future Growth for Slinger Manufacturer, MBW

When talking about financing deals, the story can get lost in the facts and figures. We recently collaborated with MBW of Slinger, Wisconsin to help them move forward with their ambitious growth plans. To understand why you should care, you really need to know the type of company MBW is, the impact they have had [...]

By |2022-06-07T13:06:56-05:00June 7th, 2022|Economic Development, Financial, loans and incentives|Comments Off on Financing Ensures Future Growth for Slinger Manufacturer, MBW

Financing Helps Keep Weld-Fab Locally Owned

For 32 years, Dawn and Art Hahn led and grew Slinger, WI-base Weld-Fab Manufacturing into a thriving business. In a win for the Hahns, the Washington County community and the employees of Weld-Fab, they recently sold their business to fellow locals with extensive roots in manufacturing. With the help of financing from EDWC’s Impact Loan [...]

By |2022-03-01T14:19:23-06:00March 1st, 2022|Acquisitions, Economic Development, Financial|Comments Off on Financing Helps Keep Weld-Fab Locally Owned

Financing for Expansion of Wisconsin Woman-Owned Business

It is always a good day when we help close a deal that leads to the realization of a business owner's dream. In a year that was full of challenges, it was doubly special in late 2021 to help Housewares Distributors, Inc. (HDI) secure the financing necessary to fuel their expansion plans. Getting the Deal [...]

By |2022-03-03T11:00:27-06:00January 17th, 2022|Economic Development, Financial|Comments Off on Financing for Expansion of Wisconsin Woman-Owned Business

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