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Center for Growth celebrates second anniversary

June 5th, 2018|

The Waukesha County Center for Growth celebrated its second anniversary last week. The Center for Growth is Waukesha County's economic development organization, working to generate capital investment, create jobs and grow Waukesha County’s economic base.

Waukesha County Approves Participation in PACE Program

May 29th, 2018|

Earlier this year, the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors voted to approve participation in the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program. PACE enables property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term loans for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation improvements.

Connect with Foxconn

May 3rd, 2018|

Looking to connect with Foxconn? Connect with Tim Casey at the Waukesha County Center for Growth to get plugged in. Tim Casey Director, Economic Development – Waukesha County Center for Growth, Inc. 262-409-2643 tcasey@waukeshagrowth.org If you’d like more information on Foxconn and what’s happening, visit wisconnvalley.wi.gov. If you’d like regular updates, click on “News” and [...]

Right Place, Right Time

April 20th, 2018|

It was the right time and the right place when the founders of Wellspring Construction Group established their company in October 2017. President and partner Tim Knepprath was looking for a leadership and ownership role in his career, while Steve Royer, Wellspring’s Director of Construction, desired to move from the private sector back to general contracting.

DryAway poised for growth

February 26th, 2018|

Jim Lutz, owner of Jilidoni Designs, invented the first patented laundry drying system out of his Brookfield home in 2000. Today, he sells his eco-friendly DryAway laundry drying racks that are installed inside custom cabinets throughout the U.S.

Attitude Dance Company dances into success

February 26th, 2018|

Amy Kelly has a strong vision for molding our youth and future generation through the power of dance. Returning to her hometown of Sussex, Wisconsin, after an illustrious career as a varsity dance team coach and studio manager, Amy established Attitude Dance Company in May 2017.

Blowfish Racing drives in to Wisconsin

February 26th, 2018|

Have you been behind the wheel of the S197 Mustang at 160 mph, with adrenaline pumping through your veins? Steve Puffpaff, owner of Blowfish Racing, knows that well. And thanks to the business consultants at the Waukesha County Center for Growth, his business, which manufactures aftermarket performance parts for late model Ford Mustangs, has moved from Stevensville, Maryland, to Waukesha.

Waukesha County’s Industries

January 29th, 2018|

We know one of our greatest strengths in Waukesha County is manufacturing. However, there are many different types, each with their own specific needs and requirements. We broke down the broad sector of manufacturing into different industries, so we can really see where our strengths lie.