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WEDC to host March 3 webinar on state’s Certified In Wisconsin® Program

Live session will provide details on development-ready property designation program that begins accepting applications on March 9 MADISON, WI. Feb. 18, 2020 – Municipalities, developers and others who would like to learn more about the state’s Certified In Wisconsin® Program, which designates industrial parcels as being “development-ready,” are invited to participate in a free webinar

2020-02-19T08:51:56-06:00February 19, 2020|News|

WEDC, DWD host “Veteran-Ready Wisconsin Summit”

Event brings together businesses, community groups to support service members GREEN BAY, WI. FEB. 14, 2020 – Business and community organizations met Friday for the first “Veteran-Ready Wisconsin Summit,” hosted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) as part of their veteran talent attraction initiative, Mission Wisconsin.

2020-02-13T16:46:46-06:00February 14, 2020|News|

City of Park Falls receives $250,000 state grant to support renovation of lodging facility

WEDC investment to help fund construction of 50-room hotel MADISON, WI. FEB. 13, 2020 – The City of Park Falls is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help finance the renovation and expansion of an existing lodging facility into a rebranded hotel. The Community Development Investment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will

2020-02-11T15:15:08-06:00February 13, 2020|News|

Secretaries Brennan, Frostman and Hughes travel to highlight Governor Evers’ State of the State initiatives

Events focus on jobs, education and rural development initiatives MADISON, WI. Jan. 23, 2020 – During a series of events on Friday, Administration Secretary Joel Brennan, Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes are sharing Governor Evers' message of rural prosperity that was highlighted in Wednesday's

2020-01-24T08:53:33-06:00January 24, 2020|News|

Menomonie business wins Main Street Makeover Contest

Ted’s Pizza Palace to receive up to $10,000 to help give business facelift MADISON, WI. Jan 14, 2020 – Ted’s Pizza Palace in downtown Menomonie has been named the winner in the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) annual Main Street Makeover Contest. The restaurant, celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2020, is a well-known local dining

2020-02-12T15:39:23-06:00January 14, 2020|News|

5 businesses named finalists in Wisconsin’s Main Street Makeover Contest

Winner to receive up to $10,000 to give their business a makeover this spring MADISON, WI. Jan 2, 2020 – Five businesses from around the state have been named as finalists in the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) annual Main Street Makeover Contest and have a chance to win up to $10,000 in upgrades for

2020-01-03T14:27:58-06:00January 6, 2020|News|

WEDC lists top economic development deals of 2019

MADISON, WI. DEC.26, 2019 -- The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today released its list of Wisconsin’s biggest economic development deals of 2019. This calendar year, WEDC assisted 289 businesses and communities across 16 industries, totaling more than $250 million in awards. The more than $1.2 billion in planned capital investments for

2020-01-14T16:19:00-06:00December 26, 2019|News|

Milwaukee Tool expanding Wisconsin footprint

Company to hire 870 workers by 2025 MENOMONEE FALLS, WI. DEC. 17, 2019 — Gov. Tony Evers, together with senior leaders of Milwaukee Tool, local government officials, and regional economic development officials, today announced that the company will be expanding its footprint in southeastern Wisconsin with a new campus in Menomonee Falls. Gov. Evers also

2019-12-18T13:51:01-06:00December 18, 2019|News|

WEDC supports John Deere project to expand, add jobs

New facility will create 12 jobs, draw $24 million capital investment MADISON, WI. DEC. 13, 2019 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has authorized up to $250,000 in state income tax credits over three years for a project at John Deere Horicon Works. The company plans to invest $24 million to expand its manufacturing

2019-12-13T10:51:24-06:00December 13, 2019|News|
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