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Business Development Specialist needed for RCEDC's Business Development Division

The Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) is the economic development agency for the County and all local units of government. The Business Development Specialist works closely with RCEDC’s Business Development Team in a fast paced environment to implement a proactive business development program that includes business retention and expansion and business recruitment activities that result in the creation and retention of jobs and increased tax base in Racine County. ...

Business Consultant needed for RCEDC's Workforce Solutions Division

The Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) is the economic development agency for the County and all local units of government. Serving as a member of the Business Solutions team at Racine County Workforce Solutions (WS), the Business Consultant builds relationships with and meets workforce needs of Racine County businesses; develops and provides dynamic services to our business customers; and collaborates within and across WS teams to provide a work-ready labor force for our bus...

Foxconn recruits workers for new plant in Mount Pleasant; “We want to make this our home”

One day after they revealed the future location of their massive plant, Foxconn officials on Thursday, October 5th were recruiting potential employees to work at the Mount Pleasant facility.  Foxconn officials are wasting no time filling the 13,000 jobs the company has promised to create at its new Wisconsin pla ... Read More

Foxconn chooses Mount Pleasant

STURTEVANT — Taiwanese technology company Foxconn plans to build its promised $10 billion manufacturing campus in the southwestern corner of Mount Pleasant, as was widely suspected, officials confirmed Wednesday.  ... Read More


UPDATE: The Common Council voted to refer this item to the Finance and Personnel Committee. ORIGINAL: The Common Council will consider giving the green light Wednesday night to create a river walk area along the Root River. ... Read More


A plan to redevelop the 134-acre parcel that includes Regency Mall, several of the out lot parcels,  Target and the High Ridge Center strip mall may move forward. At a meeting set for Tuesday night, the Common Council will consider approving a development agreement between the City of Racine and Hull Property Group, which owns Racine Mall LLC. The agreement includes forming a tax incremental finance (TIF) district 20 and a business improvement district. ... Read More

Merz to invest $3 million here, retain 165 jobs

Merz North America will plant deeper roots in Racine County with a $3 million consolidation and expansion that will retain 165 good-paying jobs and create up to 20 more. ... Read More

Great Lakes CCC lands $200K EPA grant

RACINE — The federal Environmental Protection Agency has chosen Racine-based Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps to receive a $200,000 environmental workforce development and job training grant. ... Read More
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