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Wisconsin Development News (read online)
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 100 Date: 3/2/2017 9:31:02 AM

`A truly elegant solution`: Key pieces of Judge Doyle Square project sail through Plan Commission

Ken Notes: Imagine this elegance applied to a new city hall???
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 8:00:48 AM

MATC’s Jack Daniels says Hovde proposal ‘highest and best use’ for downtown campus
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IPR (Integrated Public Resources)

As an affiliate of McMahon Associates, Inc., IPR provides Public/Private Partnership (P3) opportunities for a vast array of projects in small to medium-sized communities, as well as offering Municipal Administrator Services to local governments on an as-needed basis.
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 100 Date: 3/22/2017 1:47:47 PM

Proposal Tying Housing Vouchers To Work Moves Forward

Ken Notes: For this to work we need to create jobs and training that allows these people to transition into the workforce. Also we need to create employment and training into the correctional institutions...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 7:43:42 AM

Madison Finance Committee recommends additional $1.9 million for Capitol East parking ramp

Ken Notes: OUCH that is $ 86,000 per space!!! Transit is looking better all the time...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 8:15:34 AM

KELLER, INC. PLANNERS, ARCHITECTS, BUILDERS
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Nomination process begins for Economic Development Awards
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 6:50:49 AM

Tech advocates push for more generous tax credits for startups

Ken Notes: In looking at the new tax plan the president is presenting, could we not tie new business rates to employment in the US. If we lower the corporate tax to 15% for companies who profit from selling foreign manufactured goods without US development and employment are we accomplishing what we really want to???
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 7:17:29 AM

SCS Engineers
SCS - At the forefront of sustainable environmental solutions for over 40 years
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 100 Date: 1/12/2017 11:59:48 AM

Fab lab grants announced for 21 Wisconsin school districts

Ken Notes: I love this program, but I worry that as tech changes the cost of staying up to date becomes prohibitive. The solution is soooo simple, schools must create relationships with local companies and offer training and apprenticeships in their facilities...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 6:55:12 AM

Young Professionals Week Connects Wisconsin Employers To Younger Talent

Ken Notes: Ideas like this are perfect!!!!
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Cresa
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Wisconsin budget committee approves two homelessness bills

Ken Notes: The idea of am ombudsman is the best part. I am worried the position will be political rather than driven by the issues...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 6:59:39 AM

Sand, golf and hopes for an economic boom in Central Wisconsin

Ken Notes: I wish we had other models for lifestyle housing development. I see net zero energy communities. Theatre communities. Travel communities. Micro communities. Ag communities. Music and Arts communities.....
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Ayres Associates
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Investing in I-94 East-West Corridor is investing in state’s economic development

Ken Notes: I agree but investment in rail and other infrastructure is being overlooked. As online retail shifts to larger items a new distribution strategy will be required and all transit will be on the table...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 6:31:41 AM

Wisconsin is 15th for manufacturing growth
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Miron Construction
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Gloria Jean`s looks to expand in Wisconsin

Ken Notes: Madison has great coffee shops with great potential and models for expansion (Barriques comes to mind). I hope we can grow these regionally rather than diminish the market with another Starbucks like chain.
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 7:35:59 AM

Emmons Business Interiors
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OPINION: Wisconsin benefits from Walker`s agenda
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MadREP Report
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Economic Development Resources
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Wisconsin continues to lose farmland

Ken Notes: We need to explore density and development options to slow this..
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Engineered Construction Inc. / General Contractors
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State offers dairy farmers, processors financial lifeline amid crisis
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President Trump takes action on U.S-Canada dairy dispute, imposes lumber tariff
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The Gialamas Company
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OPINION: Leading globally matters for Wisconsin

Ken Notes: And we have much to offer. We need to start by working together. The money and partisanship has driven a wedge between the people and government and Wisconsin could lead the way out...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 8:19:24 AM

R.A. Smith
R.A. Smith National, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering firm, providing multi-disciplinary services to federal, state and local government and the land development industry nationwide.
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 4 - Wk: 100 Date: 1/5/2017 1:23:24 PM

Two University of Wisconsin professors win Andrew Carnegie fellowships
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Brothers Business Interiors
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Ken Notes: We need to ask how we can help... Or better yet create policy that does help without needing to ask. New employee tax credit?????
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Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 100 Date: 1/12/2017 12:12:12 PM

Door County Economic Development Corporation Honors Local Businesses At Annual Meeting
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 7:22:41 AM

Hmong community’s future the focus of development conference

Ken Notes: The Hmong culture is brilliant at farming very small parcels of land to yield an amazing crop of produce... How can we as a state facilitate this???
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 17 Date: 4/27/2017 7:26:41 AM


Milwaukee Land and Space

Ken Notes: Tom Daykin is the source for ED news in MKE. This is a permanent link to articles in his blog which is updated daily...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 100 Date: 10/6/2016 9:13:05 AM

DuraTech Industries Builds Manufacturing Plant In La Crosse, Wisconsin
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Housing plan at Lamico site moves ahead
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The Wisconsin Development Network
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Wisconsin Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

Ken Notes: I ran across this and thought I would add links as time permits. Hope it helps...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 4 - Wk: 100 Date: 10/13/2016 8:03:45 AM

2017 Sponsors Thank You!
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