Economic Development

The ratio of unemployed to the civilian labor force expressed as a percent, by county. Not seasonally adjusted. Uses latest available numbers.
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A massive new state office building on Madison’s West Side could spur additional redevelopment opportunities Downtown as the state moves and consolidates its agencies, Mayor Paul Soglin said in an interview Wednesday.
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The city of Eau Claire’s jobless rate was the ninth lowest in Wisconsin among its largest 32 municipalities, according to the latest preliminary, seasonally unadjusted data from the state Department of Workforce Development.
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A historic renovation of an 1892 downtown building is in the works. The Empire Block is slated for a makeover to its former glory starting next summer. It is expected to be complete in 2017.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. today announced secretary and chief executive officer Reed Hall will retire on Sept. 25.
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The Green Bay Packers were expected to derive nonfootball income from their Titletown District project, but in designing it the team was focused also on quality of life.
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Despite concerns and many questions, Madison's finance committee late Monday night recommended approval of an amended development agreement with JDS Development for the massive Judge Doyle Square project Downtown.
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The Viterbo University Outdoor Athletics Complex is getting some big upgrades as part of a two-phase construction project.
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Two development projects near Interstate 94 continue to move forward after Village Board action Monday night.
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Global economic concerns had a big impact on markets this morning, as investor uncertainty contributed to significant declines in the U.S., China, Japan, France, Germany and Middle East markets.
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