Top 10 stories of the year: No. 7 - Economic development burgeons in Pleasant Prairie

While business growth continued in 2019 in southeastern Wisconsin, Pleasant Prairie seemed to reap a good portion of it.

The year saw the village involved in numerous, high-profile projects as it continued to develop land along I-94.

Leading the pack was the announcement that two pharmaceutical companies — Nexus Pharmaceuticals and Fresenius Kabi — planned to open facilities in the village...

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Ken Notes: Pleasant Prairie is aggressive in attracting new and maintaining old businesses. The State could learn much by working with them, seeing how they market south of the border, how they built their business parks, attracted great retailers, and have landed dozens of iconic nationally known companies, work with Marquette University, established distribution centers, created vertical market niches...



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