Business Resources

Expansion & Relocation

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If you are starting a new business, need support in growing your existing Racine County business, or are looking to locate your business in the Chicago-Milwaukee Corridor, RCEDC and our partner organizations can serve as your liaisons with the state, county and local municipalities and local resources for your business.

Below are just a few resources available. More information is available at

  Description Contact
Land & Building Searches Assistance with identifying potential land sites or buildings to meet the needs of your expansion or relocation project. Jordan Brown Business Development Specialist, RCEDC 262-898-7444
Research Assistance Basic research including: economic, demographic and workforce data; market profiles and studies; and supply chain information. Laura Million Business Development Manager, RCEDC 262-898-7530
Low-Interest Loans Low interest loans to finance real estate purchases, renovation, and new construction; equipment; furniture and fixtures; and in some cases working capital. Projects are financed in partnership with primary lenders. Carolyn Engel Business Lending Partners 262-898-7420
State and Local Incentives Tax credits, low-interest loans, and financial assistance available through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and local municipalities to companies expanding or relocating to Wisconsin. Laura Million Business Development Manager, RCEDC 262-898-7530
Racine County Matching Grant Up to $2,500 in grants to qualifying manufacturing, women owned, and minority owned firms to assist with business growth activities including training, consulting, and marketing. Must have less than 200 employees and less than $25M in sales. Carolyn Engel Business Lending Partners 262-898-7420
Workforce Assistance Assistance with workforce development issues and recruitment needs including: employer recruitment events; jobs fairs; on-the-job training grants; and employer workshops. Juan Gamez Racine County Workforce Solutions 262-638-6637
Customized Training & Business Resources GTC offers access to resources to assist businesses in areas including: customized training; business planning and mentoring; product development; professional development; and technical courses and certifications. Robin Widmar Account Manager, Gateway Technical College 262-898-7548

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