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Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 100 Date: 5/2/2019 9:56:13 AM

Former Oscar Mayer property gets another redevelopment boost

Ken Notes: Now we just need the developer how has pirchased the property to get creative. Also a question why dosen`t the quote, "Finding a new use for 1.8 million square feet of space doesn’t happen overnight." Apply to Foxconn as well as OM...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 9:25:54 AM

Madison City Council picks Gebhardt Development for Judge Doyle Square project
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 9:24:43 AM

SCS Engineers
SCS - At the forefront of sustainable environmental solutions for over 40 years and ...A sponsor of Wisconsin Development News
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 125 Date: 1/17/2019 9:41:06 AM

Wisconsin High Court Reinstates Most Lame-Duck Laws

Ken Notes: This will be interesting, since funding for many of the departments the conservatives want to control crosses the Governors desk. I predict this will not end well. While this is way to graphic for my wife, remember in a pissing contest there are no winners if everyone gets wet. I do apologize but I could not come up with a better visual...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:21:01 AM

Dairyland Power Cooperative
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 125 Date: 4/15/2019 7:01:28 AM

Foxconn says it won’t just make TVs in Wisconsin but will also build servers and other electronics

Ken Notes: And for the record they are still not exactly sure what they will build. Give then time before scaring them a way or giving them an excuse to leave!!!
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:01:06 AM

Facing possible trade war, Foxconn says it may broaden range of products made at Wisconsin factory

Ken Notes: Let`s not show this article to the President because I can see the spin not. "My tariffs are good for the Nation, Foxconn said so"...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 7:59:18 AM

Foxconn Fails to Reach Hiring Goals in Wisconsin Development Deal

Ken Notes: Remember this is a GOOD thing. Wisconsin is offering tax credits based on jobs, so if they staff for the work they have we are not paying them to hire needlessly.
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 7:51:59 AM

Miron Construction
...A sponsor of Wisconsin Development News
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 125 Date: 1/17/2019 9:42:02 AM

New industrial development to open in Kenosha County

Ken Notes: It is interesting to watch Kenosha, Waukesha, the Madison Burbs, Brown county, La Crosse, and other communities quietly grow while controversy grab all the headlines...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:28:50 AM

State Budget Committee Rejects Major Building Projects In Milwaukee, La Crosse

Ken Notes: Tough calls and politics is way to much in the middle. We need a Capital Budget based on priorities with a funding cap...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:39:39 AM

Verona pantry redirects wasted food to worthy sources, from soup to nuts

Ken Notes: I have volunteered here and just want to mention the Kasieta`s are the most dedicated public servants I have ever met. They work with the providers and are there preparing the food plus they chair the board. They turned 85K into 450K meals. They treat volunteers like precious gifts and the people that eat there like welcome guest at a fine restaurant. Bob, Marcia Thank You. And if you are reading this drop them a note of thanks...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 9:13:11 AM

The Gialamas Company
...A sponsor of Wisconsin Development News
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 125 Date: 1/17/2019 9:42:26 AM

Wisconsin Firms Team on Madison Office Deal
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 9:20:01 AM

Committee set to complete revisions to Evers budget

Ken Notes: I wonder if they remember he has a veto pen that works one line at a time...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:07:43 AM

Engineered Construction Inc. / General Contractors
...A sponsor of Wisconsin Development News
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 125 Date: 2/28/2019 8:47:48 AM

Chippewa Valley Eyeing Private-Public Partnership For Passenger Rail

Ken Notes: I love this idea but when I sat on Thompson`s Rail Advisory Board, we were constantly reminded that unlike roads, the rails are not public. To be honest it may be the single greatest mistake made in American history. OK one of the greatest, and we are working on new ones daily...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:13:53 AM

IPR (Integrated Public Resources) / McMahon Associates
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 100 Date: 2/7/2019 9:59:25 AM

MLK Economic Development Corp. names new executive director
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 9:00:22 AM

MadREP News
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 4 - Wk: 100 Date: 5/16/2019 10:20:47 AM

GOP rejects more oversight of economic development group

Ken Notes: Really??? I have defended WEDC with some simple caveats, one being they better track their investments. Now the Republicans have loaded the funding veto gun and handed it to the Governor. We are all nuts and deserve what happens next...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:51:11 AM

Economic Development Resources
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 100 Date: 6/6/2019 9:21:06 AM

Findorff - Character Community Craftsmanship

Findorff, builders of Wisconsin`s finest projects...and ...A sponsor of Wisconsin Development News
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 6 - Wk: 125 Date: 2/28/2019 8:48:06 AM

La Crosse Workforce Development Center to host job fair
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:53:46 AM

Good News for Sheboygan`s Job Economy

Ken Notes: This is good news, wages are the real issue in this economy!
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:55:46 AM

JSD Professional Services
JSD provides complete services in Planning & Development, Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources, Landscape Architecture, Construction Services, Surveying & Mapping, and Environmental Services. Offices in Madison - Milwaukee - Kenosha - Fox Valley & Wausau.
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 125 Date: 1/24/2019 9:09:57 AM

Inspire Grow North Brings Students, Businesses Toward Careers

Ken Notes: About time...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:57:27 AM

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Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 6 - Wk: 100 Date: 10/18/2018 9:13:14 AM

Editorial: Freshwater is smart strategy
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 7 - Wk: 24 Date: 6/13/2019 8:58:57 AM

Land and Space / Tom Daykin

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: 11/1/2018 10:11:49 AM

The Wisconsin Development Network
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 100 Date: 1/27/2017 9:10:10 AM

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Ken Notes: "Ken Notes" may be reprinted in context without permission. Attribution should be Ken Harwood, Editor Wisconsin Development News or Ken Harwood Advocate for Wisconsin.
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 6 - Wk: 100 Date: 4/18/2019 9:40:35 AM