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Affordable Housing Development Comes to Life in Lannon

November 18th, 2020|

In August, father and son duo, Art and Kevin Sawall of Sawall Development, broke ground on Rock Pointe Village in Lannon, Wisconsin. The new development will boast nearly 300 town home style apartment units at an affordable rate.A VISION FOR OPPORTUNITYWhile managing developments in Sussex, Art and Kevin noticed that, unfortunately, there were a lot [...]

Center for Growth Names Interim Director

November 1st, 2020|

Judie TaylorInterim Director of Economic Development The Waukesha County Center for Growth is pleased to announce Interim Director of Economic Development, Judie Taylor. With more than 28 years of business leadership experience, Taylor has extensive knowledge of management, sales, marketing, finance, human resources, operations and customer service. Taylor currently serves as chairman of the Utility [...]

Center for Growth Seeking Director of Economic Development

October 20th, 2020|

Waukesha County Center for Growth (WCCG) is currently seeking an experienced, growth-oriented leader for its Director of Economic Development.  WCCG provides economic development services to businesses and communities within Waukesha County, Wisconsin.  In just three years, the Center for Growth has assisted in over $210 million in capital investments and commitments to create more than 1,600 [...]

Center for Growth Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

May 28th, 2020|

In May of 2016, Waukesha County, the Waukesha County Business Alliance, the City of Waukesha and the University of Wisconsin-Small Business Development Center (SBDC) signed a partnership agreement to create the Waukesha County Center for Growth. The agreement set into motion the Business Growth Strategy developed by a task force convened by County Executive Paul [...]

National Economic Development Week 2020

May 1st, 2020|

The Waukesha County Center for Growth joins cities nationwide to increase awareness of the positive work economic developers do to enhance local economic impact. The Center for Growth is proud to recognize this year’s Economic Development Week. In its fifth year, National Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council, the largest [...]

Paul Davis Restoration

April 29th, 2020|

Size of project: 100,000 sq ftCapital expenditure: $500,000Expected job creation: 120 As a contractor specializing in cleanup of fire and water damage, as well as restoration and remodeling services, Paul Davis of Southeast and Fox Valley, Wisconsin is a locally owned and operated franchise. After starting on Milwaukee’s north side in 1990, the company moved to the south [...]

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Programs

March 19th, 2020|

The Waukesha County Center for Growth is working with our partners in economic development and local, state and federal government to stay current on the programs that are being approved and implemented to assist businesses as we move toward recovery. We want to provide information about the financial assistance programs that are being developed in [...]

Brelie Gear

March 2nd, 2020|

Size of project: 36,800 sq ftCapital expenditure: $3.3 millionExpected job creation: 15Brelie Gear is a full-service manufacturer of fine and medium pitch spur and helical gears, worms and worm gears. Brelie’s existing facility in Milwaukee had gone through several additions, its flow was not optimal, and the site did not allow for future expansion. Brelie [...]

Center for Growth provides busing for Kids Building Wisconsin – Waukesha

March 2nd, 2020|

The Center for Growth received $3,450 in donations from various companies in order to support buses for the annual Kids Building Wisconsin - Waukesha Expo. We were proud to supply buses for 21 middle schools attending the event. School districts were given the opportunity to apply for a bus reimbursement through the Center for Growth [...]

Super Products

January 29th, 2020|

Size of project: 171,000 sq ftCapital expenditure: $15 millionExpected job retention/creation: 110/40 Super Products LLC is a leading manufacturer of vacuum trucks for a variety of municipal and contractor applications. In 2018, local leadership at Super Products began the search for shovel-ready sites that could accommodate its need for a large industrial building to include [...]