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 [...]

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

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

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 |2020-12-07T15:23:44-06:00November 20th, 2020|Site Selection|Comments Off on 5 Key Questions When Site Selecting

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