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Second round information sessions announced for Foxconn construction work

July 23rd, 2018|

The second round of information sessions for Foxconn construction work will take place at the end of July and early August. These information sessions are a way to connect construction-related businesses and workers in all regions of the state with the tools they need to get connected with the Foxconn project.

Welcome new board members

June 26th, 2018|

We're excited to announce two new additions to our board of directors: Mike Shiels, dean of the School of Applied Technologies at Waukesha County Technical College; and Ty Staviski, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Milwaukee Tool.

Congratulations to our winners!

June 22nd, 2018|

The Center for Growth partnered with Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow and the Waukesha County Business Alliance to honor individuals, businesses and nonprofits who are making Waukesha County a great place to live, work and play. It was a great celebration!

Walkability and sense of place in the surburbs

June 6th, 2018|

By: Bob Monnat, partner & COO of Mandel Group, Inc. Despite perceptions, there continues to be a tremendous amount of growth in the suburban housing markets. While the downtown areas of large cities have seen dramatic additions to housing supply, there is robust activity in the suburbs, particularly in terms of new multifamily housing. A [...]

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.