What Does “Shovel-Ready” Mean?

If you’ve spent any time looking at properties, pursuing commercial and industrial real-estate, it’s likely you’ve run across the term “shovel-ready.” We recently shared information on the “shovel-ready” parcels of land available at the West Bend Manufacturing Center. But what does the term “shovel-ready” actually mean and how does it impact the building process? General [...]

By |2023-03-01T11:22:06-06:00February 17th, 2023|Site Selection|Comments Off on What Does “Shovel-Ready” Mean?

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 [...]

By |2023-03-01T13:21:21-06:00September 29th, 2022|Brownfield Redevelopment|Comments Off on Brownfield Redevelopment 101

Spotlight: The West Bend Manufacturing Center

The opening of Milwaukee Tool’s hand-tool manufacturing facility in the West Bend Manufacturing Center was big news this summer. Milwaukee Tool invested $55 million, created 150 jobs and is already making plans for future expansion. According to Tim Albrecht, President of Hand Tools, Storage & PPE for Milwaukee Tool, the West Bend Manufacturing Center provided [...]

By |2022-09-29T15:06:43-05:00September 7th, 2022|Economic Development, Site Selection|Comments Off on Spotlight: The West Bend Manufacturing Center

EDWC Launches New Sites and Buildings Tool

EDWC just completed migration to our new web-based Sites and Buildings Tool called Guru. Powered by our relationships with GIS WebTech, you will quickly discover enhancements that make this so much more than a place to search out available sites and buildings. Try the New Tool 5 Ways to Use the Site [...]

By |2023-03-01T13:26:46-06:00August 29th, 2022|Site Selection|Comments Off on EDWC Launches New Sites and Buildings Tool

5 Key Questions When Site Selecting

There are any number of reasons why a company may find itself on the hunt for the perfect location: starting a new business outgrowing existing space adding a second (or third, or fourth...) location expanding manufacturing capabilities The list goes on. No matter what precipitates the need for a new site, there are key [...]

By |2023-03-01T11:27:18-06:00November 20th, 2020|Site Selection|Comments Off on 5 Key Questions When Site Selecting
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