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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 [...]

Everyday Bliss Yoga + Massage

January 21st, 2020|

Pam Bliss, Founder & Director, Everyday Bliss Yoga + Massage As a single parent struggling with chronic respiratory issues, Pam Bliss decided it was time to seek new treatment options. After years of various medications, frequent doctors appointments, and unplanned hospital stays, she knew she couldn’t continue taking care of herself or her son in [...]

Milwaukee Tool Expanding Wisconsin Footprint

December 18th, 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.

Waukesha County’s GROW fund to start lending soon

December 2nd, 2019|

Published by the Waukesha Freeman. View the full article here. WAUKESHA — A $2-million, revolving-loan fund aimed at helping Waukesha County businesses should be ready to start processing applications by the end of the year. Dubbed the Generating Resources in Waukesha County or GROW Fund, the account was first established this spring by the Waukesha [...]