SHEBOYGAN BREAKS GROUND ON NEW 126 ACRE ENTERPRISE CAMPUS
SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN - City officials celebrated the momentous time in the future of the City of Sheboygan with a groundbreaking of the new SouthPointe Enterprise Campus. The new campus will provide “shovel-ready” developable sites ranging from two acres to 40 acres. “In order to continue our long history of the family owned companies and be competitive in the regional economy, it was very important for the City to invest in a new enterprise campus,” stated Michael Vandersteen, Mayor, City of Sheboygan. SouthPointe Enterprise Campus (Phase 1) consists of the 162 acres with 132 developable acres available for new industrial and light manufacturing related businesses. The new campus will include 11,000 lineal feet of the sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water main. Approximately 8,000 lineal feet of new streets including Horizon Drive, South Taylor Drive and SouthPointe Drive will be constructed. Over 700,000 cubic yards of the grading will be completed over this construction season. PTS Contractors, Green Bay, WI, were awarded the $10.5 million contract. The project will be substantially complete by December 1, 2018.
“The Common Council’s decision to invest over $13 million in the development of the new campus, aligns with the city’s strategic plan and provides new opportunities for supplier related businesses from Foxconn and other local businesses a strategic location on the I-43 corridor,” stated Darrell Hofland, City Administrator, City of Sheboygan.
The SouthPointe Enterprise Campus is ideally situated adjacent to Interstate 43, which stretches along Wisconsin’s eastern edge, connecting Milwaukee to Green Bay. Sheboygan is centric to the most densely populated areas in Wisconsin: Milwaukee, the Fox Valley, and Green Bay, which are within an hour’s drive. SouthPointe Enterprise Campus’ location offers all of the advantages of proximity without the challenges that are inherent with large cities. Development inquiries should be directed to the Department of City Development at email@example.com or by phone 920.459.3377.