May 2015

County to try a new tack with Belle Harbor Marina

The county intends to take a new approach to coaxing a developer to Belle Harbor Marina by enlisting the services of a commercial real-estate broker.... Read More

Information session to be held on Union Grove project

The Village of Union Grove Community Development Authority and Plan Commission have posted a Request for Qualifications for multi-family housing in the Mill Avenue and State Street redevelopment area. The village is hosting a public information session from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, in the Community Room at the Municipal Center, 925 15th Ave., Union Grove.... Read More

Economic development group reports 2014 accomplishments

More than 1,300 jobs were retained and 1,373 new jobs created last year because of Racine County Economic Development Corp.’s work, the organization reported Thursday during its annual celebration at the Racine Marriott, 7111 Washington Ave.... Read More

It's out: Wisconsin is No. 2 nationwide for scaling up companies

Wisconsin has emerged as No. 2 in the United States in its “mid-market” business sector in the inaugural Dun & Bradstreet/American Express Power Index survey of 19 million American businesses released last month, outshining entrepreneurial superstars New York, California and Texas.... Read More

RCEDC meeting topic: Skills for America

Each year, the Racine County Economic Development Corp. holds a celebration meeting. The event is open to the public and is a great opportunity to hear more about local economic development initiatives, as well as network with hundreds of business and government leaders from throughout the community.... Read More

Apak plans to expand in Racine

Apak Inc., a Mundelein, Ill.-based contract packaging company, plans to purchase and expand its facility in Racine.   ... Read More

Aurora Health Care Employer Solutions Team Names Sheri Johnson Market Sales Executive for Racine, Kenosha Areas

Racine, Wis. – Sheri Johnson, a 27-year veteran in the health and insurance industry, has been named a Market Sales Executive with the Aurora Health Care Employer Solutions team. Johnson will work to help identify and deliver health-focused solutions to employers throughout Racine, Kenosha and Northern Illinois....

All Saints plans $20M cancer center project

RACINE — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints plans for a $20 million expansion, remodeling and upgrade of its Cancer Center at the hospital, 3801 Spring St.  The expansion and remodeling project will more than double the Cancer Center’s current size, 14,000 square feet on one story, to about 32,000 square feet and two stories, said Tim Sio, a vice president of operations.  Construction is expected to start in August with an expected completion of October 2016. Ril... Read More

Find architecture, beaches and KewPee in Racine

Near Lake Michigan at the Indiana-Illinois border is 800-acre Wolf Lake and an unincorporated town best known for its August Onion Days Festival.  If Frank Lloyd Wright had his way, Wolf Lake would have gained a grand amusement park with "lagoons for boating, promenades for strolling and concessions for consuming" — but real estate developer Edward C. Waller wouldn't bite on the idea. ... Read More

Burlington Chamber of Commerce Survey

If you live, work or own a business in Burlington the City of Burlington, in conjunction with the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, is seeking your input on what you would like to see with future development in the city, particularly in our downtown district. Please help us gather information by completing a short survey before May 26.  You can start the survey by clicking on this link:  ... Read More