Local municipal leaders tout Kenosha County sites at huge developers convention

Kenosha County municipal and economic development leaders may have hit the jackpot in Las Vegas in the form of new commercial projects, residential housing and overall goodwill from developers and representatives of the retail industry.

Over the past five years, the economic development effort in Kenosha County has been focused on rebuilding downtown Kenosha, aiding corporate expansions, attracting companies from other areas and creating more jobs.

The newest piece of the development puzzle is to “attract more restaurants, entertainment venues and specialty retail options,” explained Heather Wessling Grosz, vice president of economic development for the Kenosha Area Business Alliance.

In that endeavor, KABA formed a team of county communities as a unified marketing front to tout the benefits of locating a business in Kenosha County and to highlight choice geographic locations for development to developers and retail industry representatives at the International Conference of Shopping Centers, held last month in Las Vegas.

Read more at the Kenosha News.

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