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July 2017 Unemployment Rate

Trending News St. Croix County’s July Unemployment Rate at 2.8% On August 23rd, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary July 2017 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 32 cities with populations greater than...

Amber Waves

SCEDC BLOG Amber Waves BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR A small town guy like me grew up in farm country in southern Minnesota. Classmates were farm kids who drove tractors and combines before they legally drove trucks or cars. Even in a class of 16 students, I was...

Featured Properties – June 2017

Trending News Featured Properties – June 2017 Available Properties St. Croix County, Wisconsin St. Croix EDC is collaborating with colleagues from Polk, Pierce, and Dunn counties to create a quarterly marketing piece of randomly selected available properties...

Recipe for a New Bridge

SCEDC BLOG Recipe for a New Bridge BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR After four plus years of construction, the St. Croix Crossing opened for traffic on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017. It’s been said I am one of the project’s biggest boosters. Did I drive across it...

Real Estate Values Finally Recover

SCEDC BLOG Real Estate Values Finally Recover BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Today’s hot real estate market is far different than the downward spiral and crash that started in 2008 and impacted 2009 values and beyond, according to annual reports from the Wisconsin...

Who Are We?

SCEDC BLOG Who Are We? BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The question, ‘Who are we?’ should not be confused with the album and song from the late 1970s, ‘Who are you?’ But I really want to know. Who are we? Who, who, who, who? In particular what makes up St. Croix...