Development

RCEDC’s staff works closely with our communities and development partners to facilitate new commercial, housing, industrialand redevelopment projects on priority sites across Racine County.

Contact Jordan Brown to discuss your development or redevelopment project in Racine County.

    Recent Development News

    RCEDC hosted the 2022 Racine County Economic Outlook Roundtable on Monday, January 10th, which featured the Wisconsin Department of Revue's Secretary, Peter Barca and Chief Economist, John Koskinen.

    Fiduciary Real Estate Development (FRED) plans to bring their new brand, Seasons, to the corner of Braun and Greeen Bay Rd in Mount Pleasant.

    On Saturday, December 4th, Tom and Sue Haman celebrated the grand opening of their new Culver’s location on Douglas Avenue, across from O&H Danish Bakery and Starbucks.

    The City of Racine, J. Jeffers & Co. and CG Schmidt celebrated the groundbreaking of the Avenue - a 167-unit apartment building - at the Horlick Belle City Square on Wednesday, December 2, 2021.

    Opened in 1966, the Nestlé plant at 637 S. Pine St., Burlington, makes candy bars, but soon will shift to producing refrigerated cookie dough as part of a $70 million expansion and retooling.

    Centered in one of the Midwest's fastest growing commercial corridors - between Milwaukee and Chicago - the Village of Sturtevant is a prime location to do business. Explore some of Sturtevant's available properties and choose Racine County before the opportunity is gone.

    Local leaders gathered at Renaissance Business Park - located south of Hwy 20, two miles east of I- 94 in the Village of Sturtevant – to welcome the development of a 90-room Home2 Suites by Hilton – Extended Stay Hotel Suites.

    Residential Developments within Racine County continue to be built throughout the community to aid in the influx of people making the move for work.

    Hillwood, a national investment and development company, expanded their footprint in Racine County purchasing a 19-acre parcel, where they recently celebrated the groundbreaking of what will be a 247,105 SF industrial speculative building.

    Dan Gallagher started Mybread Bakery with a mission to provide gluten-free breads that are safe for those with food allergies, but not compromise taste or quality. Three years later, Gallagher relocated from Chicago to Racine - with help from the Racine County Economic Development Corporation - and expanded operations by renting a larger space, purchasing better machinery, and hiring additional employees.

    RCEDC staff and Leadership Council welcomes real estate developers to discuss current and future development projects in Racine County.

    The Residences at Dunham Grove are officially open for leasing. The collaborative effort to bring this housing development project to Union Grove was celebrated by members of RCEDC, Racine County, the Village of Union Grove and the developer, PRE/3.

    INVEST IN RCEDC

    RCEDC’s mission is to grow Racine County’s property tax base and by supporting business expansions, provide employment opportunities to Racine County residents. Over the last three years the RCEDC staff assisted 72 projects that, when completed, will result in 1,000’s of new full time jobs, and will substantially boost local property tax revenues. Your investment allows RCEDC staff to continue these positive efforts.

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