Subject: 07.17.2020 New North Newsletter

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Ariens grand opening of Stone Prairie
Stone Prairie – a 6-acre event site located in the middle of a conservation project that resides behind the company’s two manufacturing plants.

Foster Targeted Industry Clusters and New Markets
C.H. Robinson, Land O’Lakes partner with Microsoft to provide more real-time information
C.H. Robinson, one of the country's largest logistics providers, has signed a deal with Microsoft as part of its pledge to spend $1 billion on new technology over the next five years.

Eden Prairie-based C.H. Robinson will leverage Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform to bring more real-time information to supply....

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Town of Sheboygan creates 500-acre tax district to attract development
The town of Sheboygan in Sheboygan County has created a 500-acre tax incremental district which officials hope to see developed into retail stores and restaurants, hotels, offices, single-family and multi-family housing and recreational space.

The district, the town's first, covers 509 acres along the intersection of Interstate 43 and state Highway 42, according to an announcement from the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corp.

“The town has a lot of available land, low tax rate, access to water and sewer, and sits at the intersection of an interstate and four-lane state highway. We are willing to talk to business owners and....

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
State grant helps reconstruct former Younkers building in downtown Sturgeon Bay
Green Bay Press-Gazette
New occupants of the large downtown Sturgeon Bay retail space, formerly home to Younkers, got a financial boost to complete expansion plans.

The city received $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation meant to support building renovations, according to a press release from the corporation. The former Younkers department store has sat vacant for nearly two years and requires extensive updates before new tenants....


Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Oshkosh Wittman Regional Airport starts multi-million dollar renovation
Fox 11 News
A long-awaited renovation to Wittman Regional Airport is taking flight.

The multi-million-dollar project will give the airport its first major makeover in almost 50 years.

"It's a huge step for the community and the county and the region as a whole," airport director Jim Schell said.

He says the $5.5 million will make Wittman's terminal facility more modern and efficient.

"The new facility is a 12,500-square-foot single-story building designed to accommodate....

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Plans for new Bergstrom Subaru dealership moving forward

Go Press Times
Approval of a news Bergstrom Subaru dealership at the former Mack Truck site at 761 Pilgrim Way took two steps forward Tuesday, July 7. 

The Ashwaubenon Site Plan Review Committee backed a site plan for the project with the Plan Commission recommending a conditional use permit (CUP).
Community Development Director Aaron Schuette said the Pilgrim Way Access Road on the north side of the property is in the process of being vacated to provide room to build the dealership, while all....

Economic Development Feature
Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 8.5%

The Wisconsin economy’s labor market improved during June as its seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 8.5% and the state added 99,300 private sector jobs during the month according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by the state Department of Workforce Development.

The state’s unemployment rate improved significantly from May when it was 12.1%, according to revised data, and is well below the national rate of 11.1%

In June of 2019, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was....

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COVID-19 Updates & Resources
As the COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact on our businesses and communities, we thank our local media for keeping us informed. Additional resources can be found on the COVID-19 Updates page on the New North website.

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