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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...

Accounting Manager needed for RCEDC's Administration Division

The Accounting Manager manages all accounting responsibilities for RCEDC including acting as a liaison with outside accountants. This position provides administrative support to the Executive Director of RCEDC, maintains Human Resource (HR) records and provides HR support and information for RCEDC staff. Additional responsibilities include those for the RCEDC finance division, Business Lending Partners (BLP). Click Here for the Full Job Description ...


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

New Industrial Building Planned For Mount Pleasant

The Land and Lakes Development Co. plans to build a 308,000 square-foot speculative industrial building starting this summer in the Park 94 business park. Part of a 60-acre business park development, Illinois-based Land and Lakes will break ground on the second phase of the project. The recent sale of a 132,000-square-foot spec building to Zilber Property Group spurred on the second phase of the project. ... Read More

The Dish restaurant opens at Hwy. 31 and Spring

The Dish, the new restaurant at Highway 31 and Spring Street, is designed to have a meal ready in five minutes. But don’t think of The Dish as serving “fast food,” says co-owner Jim Willkomm. ... Read More
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