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The Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) and several partner organizations are proud to welcome ND Packaging, a subsidiary of ND Paper, Inc., to the Village of Mount Pleasant. Last year, ND Paper purchased a 350,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility for $15.5 million, with an additional investment of over $30 million for renovations and equipment.
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) visited the Village of Mount Pleasant’s O&H Bakery on Wednesday to award owner, Eric Oleson the 2020 Jeffrey Butland Wisconsin Family-Owned Business of the Year.
As part of the City’s efforts to bring publicly accessible, free, high-speed internet to our residents, eight locations throughout the community plus Main Street in the Downtown now have internet access points available for the community to use.
No one is able to predict the future, but our guest can help us prepare for it. Jack Uldrich is a leading futurist, author and speaker who helps organizations gain the critical foresight they need to create a successful future.
RCEDC began in 1983 to serve as a bridge between business and government to spur development and create new jobs. Now, 37 years later, we invite you to celebrate the progress in Racine County, and the people and partners that got us here. We also want to look forward, and acknowledge how all these parties are working together to navigate our future.
From available industrial parks to identifying progress in the ongoing talent recruitment efforts, this month’s newsletter provides valuable insight into the economic development world of Racine County.
Enterprise Business Park (EBP) is located in Racine County, in the fast-growing industrial corridor between Milwaukee and Chicago. With over 500,00 SF still available for purchase and development, EBP offers incomparable advantages including lower occupancy costs, a growing local work force, a pro-business local environment, and immediate proximity to the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park (WVSTP).
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Boasting record-low interest rates fixed for 25 years, the Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 program remains a great financing tool for growing businesses. Aaron and Jennifer Sloma, co-owners of Parker John’s BBQ & Pizza took advantage of the program and introduced another Wisconsin location to their expanding portfolio.
The Racine County Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit 501(C)(3) Corporation and not a government agency. RCEDC mission is to increase the real estate tax base in Racine County as well as retain and create employment opportunities by working with private businesses on their expansion projects. >> More About Us
No, RCEDC is a non-profit 501(C)(3) Corporation and not a government agency.
RCEDC’s primary focus is to facilitate business expansion that results in increased real estate tax base and the creation and retention of jobs. These activities are accomplished by working in partnership with private businesses and local governments to facilitate new development.
Racine County is located in the fast-growing industrial corridor between Milwaukee and Chicago along Interstate 94. Lots of great information about Racine County and our communities can be found at Why Racine.
We encourage you to consider becoming an RCEDC Investor. Your support of RCEDC will help to ensure that the quality of life remains an asset throughout Racine County for many years to come.
Lots of great resources are available online and in the community to assist you on your entrepreneurship journey. >> Learn more.
Grant funds available to businesses are generally limited. Several Racine County communities offer targeted programs to encourage development. Racine County’s Matching Grant assists qualifying women, minority, veteran, and manufacturing firms located in Racine County. Several communities offer grants to assist with exterior facade improvements, including in the City of Burlington, City of Racine, Village of Union Grove, and the Village of Waterford. The City of Burlington also offers grants in combination with its low-interest loan program.