LOCATION/BUSINESS CLIMATE

Location & Business Climate

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Kenosha County is ideally situated on Interstate 94 between Chicago and Milwaukee. The Kenosha area economy and labor force is influenced heavily by both metropolitan areas.

From a business climate standpoint, Kenosha County offers a number of strengths including:

  • Great Kenosha business parks
  • Strong inventory of large, shovel-ready industrial sites
  • Good physical infrastructure including rail, roads, water, sewer and broadband
  • Proximity to two major metropolitan areas
  • Competitive cost of living and doing business
  • Access to nearly 40,000 workers that commute to employment outside of the County; as well as over 3.5 million people within a 45-minute commuting distance (learn more about talent acquisition in the Kenosha area)
  • Access to high-quality post-secondary institutions

Travel Times From Kenosha To Regional Destinations:

Downtown Milwaukee 
(Bradley Center)0:37 mins.
General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)0:29 mins.
Madison1:52 mins.
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)0:55 mins.
Midway International Airport (MDW)1:23 mins.
Downtown Chicago (Sears/Willis Tower)1:11 mins.

Cost of Doing Business

From a business climate standpoint, Kenosha County offers a number of strengths including:

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