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CEDC’s Developers Update

Attendees, along with gathering insightful information from real estate developers, will get to hear from the Chippewa County Housing Authority, the Chippewa Valley Homebuilder’s Association, the Chippewa Economic Development Corporation, and local telecom companies on their role in the County’s development.

CEDC’s Developers Update2022-04-25T15:56:58-05:00

Feasibility Business Park Site Visit

Chippewa County is on the cusp of expanding on its recent economic boom, the President/CEO of the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation(CCEDC)-Charlie Walker said. According to Walker, “The county began the process of looking into the feasibility of adding or building another Certified Shovel Ready Business Park because in part of the most recent success of the current Lake Wissota Business Park." Chippewa County officials want to expand on that success by making room for more businesses. As part of that process Chippewa County hired a consultant to look at the feasibility of such a project. CCEDC organized meetings between businesses, elected leaders, site selectors and other economic development stakeholders to gather input and feedback for the new business/industrial park. The consultants and CCEDC spent two days touring Chippewa County looking at current [...]

Feasibility Business Park Site Visit2020-01-17T13:56:24-06:00

Business, Expansion, and Retention (BEAR) Program

Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) proactively connects with our areas existing businesses through our Business, Expansion and Retention (BEAR) Program. Several studies have shown that expansions of existing businesses represent between 60 percent and upwards of 90 percent of a community’s job creation. Our local companies and the local workforce also serve as a “barometer” of Chippewa County’s overall sense of place and economic health. The approach of the CCEDC BEAR program is to be a collaborative form of outreach, emphasizing face-to-face contact and dialogue but use the outreach to collect comprehensive, comparable inputs from our business community. Recently, the CCEDC BEAR Team lead by Board member Rick Kaiser of Xcel Energy spent some time in Stanley visiting Ace Ethanol and Film Tech. Ace Ethanol LLC is an ethanol production facility built [...]

Business, Expansion, and Retention (BEAR) Program2020-01-17T14:00:17-06:00

Press Release – Xcel Energy Certified Shovel-Ready Site Program Assists Chippewa Falls, WI

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI - October 16, 2019 - German-based global logistics company, DHL Real Estate Solutions, broke ground to construct a $6.8M, 124,000-square-foot warehouse facility project within the Lake Wissota Business Park (LWBP). Xcel Energy launched their multi-state, certified shovel-ready program a year ago and now has 36 certified shovel-ready sites throughout their service territory. The Lake Wissota Business Park in Chippewa County, is a one of six certified shovel-ready Xcel sites in Wisconsin. The certificated shovel-ready program helps to expedite the business location process by making sites like LWBP more attractive to companies like DHL, and other site-selection consultants looking to expand their businesses. To be declared certified shovel-ready by Xcel Energy, a site must have a base level of defined boundaries with a clear title, an established price, defined utility capacity, [...]

Press Release – Xcel Energy Certified Shovel-Ready Site Program Assists Chippewa Falls, WI2019-10-30T15:55:36-05:00

Xcel Energy’s Certified Shovel-Ready Program Pays Off for Chippewa Falls

German-based global logistics company, DHL Real Estate Solutions, broke ground to construct a $6.8M, 124,000-square-foot warehouse facility project within the Lake Wissota Business Park (LWBP). Xcel Energy launched their multi-state, certified shovel-ready program a year ago and now has 36 certified shovel-ready sites throughout their service territory. The Lake Wissota Business Park in Chippewa County, is a one of six certified shovel-ready Xcel sites in Wisconsin. The certificated shovel-ready program helps to expedite the business location process by making sites like LWBP more attractive to companies like DHL, and other site-selection consultants looking to expand their businesses. To be declared certified shovel-ready by Xcel Energy, a site must have a base level of defined boundaries with a clear title, an established price, defined utility capacity, have documentation on important factors such as phase [...]

Xcel Energy’s Certified Shovel-Ready Program Pays Off for Chippewa Falls2019-10-29T14:43:16-05:00

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