Economic Development

Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. celebrated the neighborhood development progress it has made in the last two decades during its 2015 Executive Breakfast, held March 19 at Alverno College. The event, in its ninth year, highlighted LBWN's 20th anniversary while also calling attention to the nonprofit's pool of stakeholders. LBWN, founded by the School Sisters of St. Francis, has leveraged more than $40 million in neighborhood investments throughout its history. The breakfast event included networking, remarks from community leaders and public officials, and a panel discussion featuring insight from neighborhood residents.
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In recent years, BizTimes has published news stories of dozens of Illinois businesses that have moved across the border into Wisconsin.
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State Farm will again work to transform neighborhoods across the country this year with its fourth annual State Farm Neighborhood Assist program.
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Wisconsin ranks 38th in private sector job growth over the past year, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Inter-Med Inc., doing business as Vista Dental Products, plans to move to a new location and nearly double its workforce in Racine.
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After 20 years of renewing Milwaukee’s south side neighborhoods and leveraging more than $40 million in investments, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. will pause to celebrate its progress during its ninth annual Executive Breakfast on Thursday, March 19.
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Tuesday’s Milwaukee Biz Blog is the full text of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s 2015 State of the City address, which he gave Monday morning.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. has announced it will bring a delegation of Wisconsin business executives on a European trade mission from April 12 to 20. The deadline to register for the trade mission is Friday.
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My column in this space in the Feb. 23 edition of our magazine generated an inordinate amount of reader feedback.
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After 20 years of renewing Milwaukee’s south side neighborhoods and leveraging more than $40 million in investments, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, Inc. will pause to celebrate its progress during its ninth annual Executive Breakfast on Thursday, March 19.
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