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Wisconsin Development News (click to read online)

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Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 3 - Wk: 100 Date: 9/21/2017 10:42:28 AM

Dane County joins the contest for Amazon`s HQ2

Ken Notes: I would love to see Madison just pitch this as the right place for this office, rather that making it all about money and incentives. We could work on airlines to the destinations they need, transit in the region, a great UW partnership, and arts, food, and entertainment that would cater to the needs of the Amazon employees. Again Amazon can be a we are are also here or they can be a we are Madison. Paul use the press attention to talk to other businesses as well...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 42 Date: 10/19/2017 3:08:45 PM

WEDC delays vote on Foxconn contract after discovering problem

Ken Notes: Getting this right will be huge... I hope the development agreement and tax deals are public documents... At this point WEDC CEO Mark Hogan is saying the right things I want to see this in the dirt, but want to make sure the numbers work.

If the project derails I hope our immediate response is a global set of incentives available to all new and growing companies providing jobs in Wisconsin. Offer the programs to Amazon so it gets national attention with the proviso that the same terms are available to ANY Company coming to Wisconsin!
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 42 Date: 10/19/2017 2:50:06 PM

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

Packers, Microsoft join forces to drive economic growth, job creation in Wisconsin

Ken Notes: Thumbs up... WAY UP...
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Madison to seek project proposals for former army reserve property on South Park Street
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KELLER, INC. PLANNERS, ARCHITECTS, BUILDERS
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Smart Motors to break ground on used car facility
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SCS Engineers
SCS - At the forefront of sustainable environmental solutions for over 40 years
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Wisconsin Reform Would Expand Apprenticeship, Advance White House Initiative

Ken Notes: Too bad we no longer have a weekly news aggregation highlighting Wisconsin`s Apprenticeship efforts an Tech programs. I would LOVE to restart this program I just can`t afford to lose money on it...
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Cresa
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With two phases down, Union Corners looks ahead to final developments
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Neighborhood, developer hashing out concerns over east Madison apartment project
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Ayres Associates
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Milwaukee Region Vies For Amazon Headquarters
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Mayor Barrett says Milwaukee`s bid for Amazon HQ2 `not a pipe dream`
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Miron Construction
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Wisconsin Senate committee unanimously approves hemp farming in state

Ken Notes: If you actually take the time to look at the science, it is a pretty amazing crop...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 42 Date: 10/19/2017 2:53:37 PM

Wisconsin lawmakers to consider whether state is open for industrial hemp business

Ken Notes: ALSO consider the production and manufacturing aspects of the business.
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Emmons Business Interiors
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Kestrel Aircraft Evicted from Maine Hangar; Wisconsin Files Lawsuit

Notes: I would love to see the merger docs because One Aviation actually sells Eclipse jets but no Kestrel`s have been built except the prototype...
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 42 Date: 10/19/2017 2:36:24 PM

New WEDC grant program run by UW-Oshkosh aims to boost exports in Wisconsin
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MadREP Report
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Economic Development Resources
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Engineered Construction Inc. / General Contractors
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BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation and NEWaukee Announce HATCH Finale with $10,000 Prize
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The Gialamas Company
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Mount Pleasant tax district for Foxconn project moves ahead
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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

Nonprofit calls attention to veteran entrepreneurship at Wisconsin Capitol event
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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

Brothers Business Interiors
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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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Thumbs Up! WEDC creates Data base

Ken Notes: I will keep this article as a permanent link in WDN.
Click to Display / Share This Note - Vol: 5 - Wk: 100 Date: 5/25/2017 5:25:17 AM