MADISON, WI A coalition of Wisconsins economic development leaders met last week to reassess the states efforts to attract businesses and discuss strategies and tactics to fuel economic growth from within.
The Governor, along with Secretary of Commerce Cory Nettles and board members of Forward Wisconsin, met with local experts and Dennis Donovan, director of global site selection for Wa......Full article >>>
data backup and recovery, while offering more secure surroundings. The cost of terrorism insurance in New York City, according to Donovan, is approximately $4 per square foot compared to a fraction of that in cities and towns in Wisconsin. Corporations are not just looking at cities; they are focusing more attention on rural areas in good transportation corridors as long as they have a solid telec......Full article >>>
o align public education with the needs of business, to minimize this problem and to create new opportunities.
Wisconsin has significant strengths that need to be built on, according to Donovan. Good transportation, power and utility service, telecommunications infrastructure, and quality of life are important site criteria that Wisconsin does well on.
However, because of a pen......Full article >>>
Donovans final recommendations included no tax hikes, more competitive tax incentives, continued expansion of broadband services, certified economic development zones, improved four-lane highway access for rural towns, and improved regional economic development and cooperation as Midwestern states cannot afford the time, money or effort to compete with each other. Do......Full article >>>
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