June 2015

Brokers sought for three key development sites

Commercial real estate brokerage services are being sought for three key development sites here. Racine County Economic Development Corp. announced the release of three requests for proposals for the marketing of three sites, two owned by the City of Racine and one owned by Racine County.... Read More

Solicing RFP's from real estate brokers/firms

Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) on behalf of Racine County is seeking proposals from real estate brokers/firms to sell Belle Harbor, Harborside, and ...

All baking moving to O&H Danish Bakery’s new $5 million store and HQ

MOUNT PLEASANT — As O&H Danish Bakery moves into its new $5 million headquarters, bakery and future store along Highway 20 the latest development there will be a substantial solar-panel array on the roof.  This week, O&H is moving the company offices into the new 44,000-square-foot building at 5910 Washington Ave., and on June 7 the company started its kringle-baking there. ... Read More

Reefpoint Marina sees a 'turnaround' after renovations, changes

RACINE — When Bob Fine and his wife, Deb Pierce, moved their 35-foot Catalina sailboat to Reefpoint Marina this year, they didn’t come alone — they were joined by seven other boats full of their friends.  All eight boats had been at North Point Marina in Winthrop Harbor, Ill. Since late last summer, Fine said, those eight boats from the same dock at North Point made a northward migration to Reefpoint.  “It’s one of those things: ‘We’ll go if yo... Read More

Works begins on Aurora's $83 million facility in Burlington

BURLINGTON — Construction has officially begun on an $83 million outpatient surgery center in Burlington.  Community leaders and members of Aurora’s leadership team gathered at the future site of the new facility, 709 Spring Valley Road, on Wednesday for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the 160,000-square-foot center. ... Read More

County executive details plan to improve workforce center

RACINE — Job seekers streamed into a Manpower-sponsored job fair Tuesday at the Racine County Workforce Development Center, which is being primed for changes to better assist those seeking jobs.  William Lemerond, 28, of Racine, is one of those who hadn’t found a job that was the right fit. He said he has a bachelor’s degree in finance and is working on a master’s degree while hoping to get a professional job in investment management, financial analysis or finan... Read More