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WEDC launches $75 million program providing COVID-19 relief grants to small businesses

Published Monday, May 18, 2020

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has launched the “We’re all In” initiative, a program offering $75 million in grants to small businesses financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced today.

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Amazon facility planned for former JCPenney warehouse in Wauwatosa

Published Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Amazon plans to take over a large portion of the former JCPenney Logistics Warehouse and Furniture Outlet Center in Wauwatosa as a last-mile delivery facility to ship goods directly to consumers.

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WMEP seeks insights on how manufacturers are responding to coronavirus

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2020

WMEP Manufacturing Solutions is inviting Wisconsin manufacturers to participate in a survey to assess how companies in one of the state’s core economic sectors are responding to the coronavirus and related economic crisis.

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BMO Tower open to tenants, Michael Best moving in

Published Friday, April 17, 2020

The long-anticipated opening of the BMO Tower is here, and while at least one tenant is already moving in, anchor tenant BMO Harris Bank says it is holding off due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

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Rite-Hite bringing 300 jobs to Reed Street Yards in Milwaukee

Published Friday, March 6, 2020

Rite-Hite Holding Corp., currently based in Brown Deer, announced it is in the “final stages of diligence” on the acquisition of 9.4 acres for a new headquarters at Reed Street Yards in Milwaukee.

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Two area companies receive special awards at Manufacturer of the Year program

Published Thursday, February 20, 2020

Two southeastern Wisconsin companies were recognized with special awards at the 32nd annual Manufacturer of the Year program on Thursday.

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Haribo acquires nearly 137 acres from Pleasant Prairie for manufacturing facility

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Haribo has finalized its acquisition of a 136.8-acre site from the village of Pleasant Prairie in the Prairie Highland Corporate Park, where the German gummi bear maker plans to construct its first North American manufacturing facility.

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WEC Energy Group pledges $2 million to kick-start Milwaukee 7ís next campaign

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group is making a $2 million commitment to kick-start the Milwaukee 7’s next five-year fundraising campaign.

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