RECRUITING NEW BUSINESSES

PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO RETAIN BUSINESSES

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Doing business in Green County?  We are here to help!

Whether you’re starting a new business, developing a new product, growing your current business, or selling it, Green County Development Corporation and our partners are committed to providing you with the best possible assistance.

We can connect you to the resources that will lead you in the right direction or guide you through to a solution that works for you and your business.

We can assist you with:

  • Current economic, demographic & industry statistics, including community profiles & tax structures for communities within Green County
  • Accessing local, state, and federal financial resources & incentives (Revolving load funds, tax credits, training grants, etc.)
  • Site & building tours, briefings, & selection
  • Referrals to service & economic development professionals who can offer free information & technical assistance
  • Identifying permit & licensing agencies
  • Coordination with transportation an utility companies within our communities
  • Setting up personalized briefings & business meetings tailored to your specific needs
  • Labor market, job training, & industry support resources

All communications are kept in confidence

DEMOGRAPHICS

37, 160

2021 population

43.4

2020 Median Age

15,495

Total Households

74.7%

Owner Occupied

3.8%

2022 population of color

7.1%

2021 Poverty Rate

Ground Transport

1,263 miles of highway & 700 miles of track run through Green County, taking your your product where it needs to be!

Air Transport

Monroe Municipal Airport provides 3k & 5k feet of lighted, paved runways, charters and other needed amenities, all with close connection to national and international airports.

 

Ports & Barges

Within less than 2 hours you will find ports on the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan transporting globally.

 

Warehouse Facilities

Green County has multiple commercial warehouses,
including cold storage & freezer space.  GCDC will connect you to the right storage solution!

WORKFORCE

59.98%

population age 18-64
   <18 = 23.1%
   >64 = 16.9%

92.8%

high school or higher education
24.5% bachelors degree or higher
 

 

Population within the county

> 36,000

within 1-hour

> 600,000

 

$72,887

Median Household Income, 2022

24.6

min – avg commute
 

83%

household broadband

 

$615B

Projected domestic trade by 2050 (68.3% increase)

 

Top Industry

Manufacturing 17.1%
Retail 13.9%
Health 13.3%

INCENTIVES

Green County Growth Opportunity Fund (Revolving Loan Fund) Need Funding to Start or Grow Your Business in Green County?  GCDC is here to help.  We are able to offer up to $100,000 per business for high growth start ups and emerging growth companies through our Growth Opportunity Fund.
Download our Brochure for more details, then give us a call and let us help you!  608-328-9452
Pop-Up Shops

 

The Green County Pop-Up Shop Program partners with private property owners in downtowns across the county to fill empty storefronts with low-rate, short-term leases for local entrepreneurs, with the ultimate goal to create successful long-term, sustainable ventures.  Give us a call and start your dream today! 608-328-9452

 

Grants & Additional Funding Sources GCDC continually works to obtain grants to support economic development efforts in our county.  Over the past 5 years, we have been awarded over $500,000 in grant funds to support child care initiatives, broadband improvements, community kitchen, and entrepreneurial development.  We are always ready for the next opportunity!

ENTREPRENEURS

Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) partners with GCDC to support local entrepreneurs at any stage.

They offer no-cost, confidential consulting and education to help you:

Take the First Steps

Start Your Business

Grow Your Business

Finance Your Business

Contact Nora Roughen-Schmidt

608-716-9441

[email protected]

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Building & Sites

Green County offers some of the most affordably priced land and buildings in Wisconsin. GCDC is here to assist you in your search.

 

Green County Development Corporation knows that site selection decisions are driven by timely, accurate information. We are ready to assist you and your client with their search for a profitable business location. Information on available sites and buildings, along with countywide and community demographic information, is just a click away.

Locate in Wisconsin: maintained by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Offers searchable listings for business locations and sites.

Location One Information System (LOIS): maintained in cooperation with Alliant Energy. Offers searchable listings for business locations and sites.

Ready to for the Next Steps?

GIVE US A CALL AND LET US HELP YOU BUILD A BUSINESS THAT THRIVES  608.328.9452

Ready for the Next Steps?

GIVE US A CALL AND LET US HELP YOU BUILD A BUSINESS THAT THRIVES 608.328.9452