Why Racine

Located in the fast-growing industrial corridor between Milwaukee and Chicago along I-94, Racine County is experiencing unprecedented growth. Legacy companies and new businesses are expanding and creating jobs. In addition to $736 million in projects assisted by RCEDC between 2017 and 2020, $870 million of investment is underway across the County.

Companies are investing and creating jobs in multitude of industries. 

Largest Employment Sectors





    Location Advantages

    Racine County celebrates its manufacturing heritage, rich farmland, beautiful beaches, and distinctive architecture. Abundant business development opportunities are available across the community in downtowns and business parks, including over 1,000 acres of development-ready land.

    RCEDC’s staff supports business growth through our financial, talent recruitment, and technical assistance resources.

    RACINE COUNTY Milwaukee Chicago 25 Miles from Milwaukee's
    Mitchell International Airport
    65 Mile from Chicago's
    O'Hare International Airport
    Located in the fast-growing industrial corridor
    between Milwaukee and Chicago along I-94
    Short commute times and
    connections to the larger
    metropolitan areas for
    business and personal travel
    Transportation network of
    major highways, interstate,
    freight rail, and ports

    Data Center

    RCEDC has accumulated comprehensive Racine County data to prove why Racine County is an excellent location for your business. We provide all the facts for your company, ensuring that you have the best and most up-to-date information available in your decision-making process.


    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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