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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Closing the Deal for Hartford, Wisconsin Taphouse

The development of downtown Hartford, Wisconsin got a major boost this past December as EDWC joined forces with Forte Bank, HADC and the City of Hartford, and Washington County to help finance plans for Brewed Omen Tasting Room. The new gathering spot, set to open Memorial Day weekend in 2022, will be located in [...]

By |2022-03-03T10:59:30-06:00January 4th, 2022|Economic Development, Financial|Comments Off on Closing the Deal for Hartford, Wisconsin Taphouse

Facilitating a Win for Hartford, Wisconsin and Dodge Dental

As a child, Dr. Emma Dodge, DDS was a patient of long-time Hartford dentist, Dr. Scheunemann. She was greatly influenced by Dr. Scheunemann and even declared to him that she intended to become a dentist. Dr. Emma made good on that prediction and along with her husband, Dr. Ryan Dodge, DDS purchased Dr. Scheunemann’s [...]

By |2021-11-19T15:19:15-06:00November 19th, 2021|Economic Development, Financial|Comments Off on Facilitating a Win for Hartford, Wisconsin and Dodge Dental

Is Your Company Leaving Money on the Table?

Inflationary pressures make this question more than a “gut check.” Rising supply chain costs – if you can even find the inputs you require – are all too real. Vendors are tightening payment standards; interest rates are on the move upward; and federal stimulus is only making matters more frenzied. So, if your company was [...]

By |2021-04-12T15:30:07-05:00April 12th, 2021|Economic Development, Financial|Comments Off on Is Your Company Leaving Money on the Table?

3 Steps to Successfully Approach Workforce Attraction

Companies recognize that today’s front on the war for economic development is talent retention and recruitment and have decided to make this core to its strategic pursuits.  Laying important foundations to address the gap between job growth and available workers is key to taking the next step in your growth initiatives. Below are 3 [...]

By |2021-02-15T09:56:38-06:00February 11th, 2021|Economic Development, Financial, Site Selection, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on 3 Steps to Successfully Approach Workforce Attraction

Economic Outlook for 2021

“Rubbing the Crystal Ball”2020 was a challenging year that most of us would prefer to put in the rear-view mirror.  Economic development in Washington County, however, continued to be strong.  Significant development projects in 2020 added 103 new jobs and resulted in more than $29,169,837 in new capital investment.View Top Projects in 2020 West [...]

By |2021-01-28T13:19:13-06:00January 25th, 2021|Economic Development, Financial, Site Selection, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on Economic Outlook for 2021

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