Racine wins Smart City challenge, first for a Wisconsin municipality

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The city of Racine is one of five cities from the U.S. to win the Smart Cities Council's Smart Cities Readiness Challenge, a nationwide competition recognizing cities that demonstrate their commitment to becoming a smart city.


Foxconn contracts will begin coming 'fast and furious,' construction manager says

Published Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Contracts to help build Foxconn Technology Group's planned flat-screen manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant will be awarded in quick succession beginning this spring, a leader of the company's construction management team said Wednesday.


Foxconn awards $34 million in contracts for utility and road work at Mt. Pleasant project site

Published Thursday, March 28, 2019

Foxconn Technology Group announced contracts totaling nearly $34 million to five Wisconsin companies for utility and road work at the site of Foxconn's planned manufacturing complex.      


Wisconn Valley Venture Fund names manager

Published Monday, March 11, 2019

Jason Franklin has been hired to manage the Wisconn Valley Venture Fund, the $100 million startup investment vehicle launched by four major corporations last summer.


Milwaukee wins 2020 Democratic National Convention

Published Monday, March 11, 2019

Milwaukee has won its bid for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. The convention is scheduled for July 13-16, 2020.


German company plans large plant in Pleasant Prairie

Published Friday, March 8, 2019

Germany-based global health care company Fresenius Kabi is planning to set up shop in a proposed 590,525-square-foot manufacturing facility in the new Stateline 94 Corporate Park in Pleasant Prairie.


Italian zinc die casting company will establish plant in Milwaukee

Published Thursday, March 7, 2019

An affiliate of an Italian zinc die casting company that announced plans for a U.S. facility has purchased a building on Milwaukee’s northwest side.


M7 awards second round of Capital Catalyst loans and grants

Published Thursday, February 7, 2019

The Milwaukee 7 economic development partnership has awarded its second round of funding from the Capital Catalyst venture capital fund.

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