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Administrative Assistant (part time) needed for RCEDC's Business Lending Partners division

The Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) is the economic development agency for the County and local units of government. The finance division of RCEDC, which operates under the trade name Business Lending Partners (BLP), provides a variety of business loans to growing businesses in Racine County, as well as US Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans throughout Wisconsin.  The Administrative Assistant provides support services for customer contacts, loan applications...

Racine County Welcomes FoxConn

At a ceremony at Mount Pleasant Village Hall, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave, Mount Pleasant Village President Dave DeGroot and Foxconn representatives officially signed the  ...

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
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