Real estate prices have gone through the roof and permitting delays are costing developers and businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars. But, NOT in West Central Wisconsin. Our shovel-ready sites are ready for development, we have an expedited permitting process and we’re less than an hour from the Twin Cities.
Momentum West is a regional economic development organization serving Barron, Clark, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Pepin, Polk, Rusk, and St. Croix counties. By providing technical assistance and spearheading talent attraction and development initiatives, Momentum West is drawing attention to West Central Wisconsin and driving regional growth.
The Momentum West region is strategically located near the Twin Cities but with a lower cost of doing business and a pro-business environment. Momentum West is attracting businesses to the region who would benefit from the local skilled workforce and supportive ecosystem. Contact us to discover how your business and career can thrive in West Central Wisconsin.
When you live in West Central Wisconsin you get to enjoy the outdoors, skip the traffic, send your kids to top-rated schools, spend less on housing, and enjoy numerous and diverse recreational and entertainment venues and options. Wisconsin was voted the 5th Best State for Millennials (WalletHub 2019), #6 Best Place to Live (WalletHub 2019), and our cost of living is just 93.5% of the national average (U.S. News & World Report, 2021).
Golden Shovel Ready sites in West Central Wisconsin are ideal for businesses looking for access to the interstate and wanting to be near major midwest cities like Minneapolis, St. Paul, Milwaukee, Chicago, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Omaha, Kansas City and St. Louis. Though all industries succeed here, we find that our shovel-ready manufacturing sites, distribution center sites, food and beverage companies, plastics and medical device manufacturing, technology and data center sites are particularly attractive for companies looking for an affordable and central location.