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Economic Development

The time for business is now…The place for business is Mosinee.

Launching a successful small business requires solid preparation. This section has been designed to help you start out on the right foot, so that your business has the proper foundation to build successfully.

The State of Wisconsin’s Business Wizard is designed to help people whom are interested with starting a business.

The Marathon County Economic Development Corporation is also a great resource of information to get you started off right.

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has a page for State Business Tax Laws.

The City of Mosinee Economic Development page lists available commercial buildings/sites and has videos pertaining to our area.

Central Wisconsin Business ParkChoosing a Location? The City of Mosinee offers a variety of options from the small business owner to the large manufacturer. The Central Wisconsin Business Park is ideal for relocating or starting your business.

Need Funding? The City of Mosinee has a revolving loan fund available to assist your financing needs. In addition, incentives have been provided to firms locating in the area.

The UWSP Continuing Education Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers no cost business counseling to both start-up and existing businesses. SCORE is another free service providing counseling and mentoring from business professionals. They can assist new businesses with writing a business plan and help new and established businesses secure financing. McDEVCO Revolving Loan Fund can provide financial assistance for new and established Marathon County businesses.

Then there are loan programs that a financial institution can utilize to guarantee a portion of the loan, making lending to start-up businesses more feasible. WHEDA offers a Small Business Guarantee for startup business opportunities such as adult and child daycare centers or for businesses located in vacant storefronts in the downtown area of a rural community. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) also offers loan guarantees to participating lenders on loans for new construction, purchase of land/buildings, purchase of equipment, working capital, and even refinancing debt. The SBA offers long-term financing options. Finally, Wisconsin Business Development (WBD) partners with the SBA to offer the 504 loan program that helps businesses purchase or expand commercial real estate and equipment.