Safe harbor: Grand Craft Boats chooses Wisconsin for its workforce, outdoor culture
When Michigan’s Grand Craft Boats went looking for a new place to anchor its business, Wisconsin’s lakes and skilled workforce combined to make the Badger State an irresistible draw.

The manufacturer of luxury mahogany watercraft last month announced its decision to move its headquarters and production facilities from Holland, Michigan, to a site in Genoa City, in Walworth County in southeast Wisconsin.

The firm leased a 20,300-square-foot facility there and expects to employ 20 workers in Genoa City in three years.

“We were particularly attracted by the strong workforce, as well as a business climate that values and encourages manufacturers like us,” said Patrick Gallagher, Grand Craft president and CEO...

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