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JPMorgan Chase Pledges Additional $200,000 to Expand the M7 Export Development Grant Program to More Companies

In a continuing effort to grow exports in the region, The Milwaukee 7 Regional Economic Development Partnership (M7) launched the Export Development Grant Program presented by JPMorgan Chase last November with an initial award of $200,000. The highly-successful program provides financial assistance to small and medium enterprises, both new to export as well as experienced exporters, to enter into new or grow existing international markets. ...

MPC Property Management in Downtown Burlington Expands, Receives Facade Grant

The owners of MPC Property Management, Bernard and Michelle Petersen, made Downtown Burlington the home for their business in late 2011. “Growing up in Burlington, we both have strong ties to the community and a vested interest in seeing the community thrive”, said Bernard.  ...

State of the County Address Stresses Success, Vision

Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave Tuesday night addressed county supervisors for his annual State of the County address.  In his remarks, Delagrave highlighted continued economic growth along I-94, including large new industrial buildings in Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant and the pending development at Highway K and I-94 in Caledonia. ... Read More

Socks, Tops and Bottoms opens Downtown

RACINE — A new retail shop called Socks, Tops and Bottoms has opened Downtown. ... Read More

Wisconsin added 35,565 jobs in 2015


Facade grants awarded to two downtown property owners

The Village of Union Grove recently awarded two building owners facade grants. Don Meredith with Meredith's Culligan recently purchased the building at 715 Main St. Mr. Meredith will renovate the two exterior street facing facades of the building with new paint and signage. Meredith's Culligan will use the building for storage to better serve their clients.   ...

Benjamin Beer microbrewery to open Friday in Racine

“I was just informed that our state brewery permit was issued! We are now cleared to start brewing.” — Benjamin Beer Co. President Jim Kennedy ... Read More

Company to create 147 Burlington jobs


Waterford redefining use of Fox River

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