Economic Development

Local Initiatives Support Corporation's Milwaukee branch is making a final call for nominations for its 2015 MANDI Awards, which honor individuals, organizations and community projects improving central city neighborhoods.
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The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board has added a Business Services Unit to provide assistance to growing businesses in Waukesha County.
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In a lighthearted speech in which she poked fun at Wisconsin's harsh winters and noted that the shape of Wisconsin is very similar to that of her own country, the U.S. ambassador to Tanzania brought with her a serious message when she was honored at Marketplace 2014 Wednesday night.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. has named 18 finalists for the 2014 Marketplace Governor’s Awards, including 10 Milwaukee-area companies.
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The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development announced that the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent in September, down from 5.7 percent in August and at its lowest since October 2008.
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The U.S. stock market continued its October plunge today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing another 319 points.
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The Urban Economic Development Association of Wisconsin plans to hold its 13th annual Community Development Summit on Thursday, Oct. 16, with what the organization pegs as an interactive lab format.
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Wisconsin entrepreneurs looking to jumpstart their businesses are invited to take part at the first-ever Small Business Academy, which will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Potawatomi Hotel & Conference Center in Milwaukee.
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After a turbulent start to 2014, the National Retail Federation announced today it expects sales in November and December (excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales) to increase a healthy 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion, higher than 2013’s actual 3.1 percent increase during that same time frame.
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Vangard Group LLC will get $850,000 in tax credits to convert the Germania Building at 135 W. Wells St. in downtown MIlwuakee into 70 “affordable” apartments, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefish announced Monday.
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