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City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division

Welcome to Eau Claire, WI

Eau Claire is a regional center of West Central Wisconsin. Advantageously located on Interstate 94 between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago and home to the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport it is an ideal location for regional and global businesses alike. Living in Eau Claire means that you have a great community to work in, raise your family, and grow your business. To learn more about life in Eau Claire, follow the link to Discover Wisconsin’s feature piece on Eau Claire: Click Here.

Financial Assistance for Your Business
City of Eau Claire and the State of Wisconsin step forward to offer a helping hand to businesses that are creating new job opportunities, expanding their operations or bringing new technology to Eau Claire.
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Looking for a location for your business?
Try our property search. This allows you to search industrial, office or commercial properties in Eau Claire. These properties are up for sale or lease.

Community Analyst Reports
Access a significant amount of data, report features, and map overlay graphs to help you make educated decisions about your business! The variables range from demographics, health, economic/business, education, housing, crime, and market potential. These tools can help you to better understand the behaviors and preferences of the people in your community.

The software is cloud-based, so the data is constantly being updated for the most up-to-date results. For more information on the City of Eau Claire’s Community Analyst program, or to request a report, please contact
the Economic Development Department at 715-839-4914.

Sample Reports:
Downtown Eau Claire Demographic and Income Profile

Downtown Eau Claire Tapestry Segmentation
Tapestry Segmentation divides US residential areas into distinctive segments based on socioeconomic and demographic characteristics.
Downtown Eau Claire Business Summary by SIC Code
Includes information on total number of businesses and employees in downtown.
Downtown Eau Claire MarketPlace Profile
Provides information on Supply and Demand for various industry groups in Downtown Eau Claire. The leakage/Surplus Factor represents a snapshot of retail opportunity in the area.

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Eau Claire News

Request for Proposal - Sky Park

The City of Eau Claire is seeking proposals for the purchase and development of a vacant lot, containing approximately 3.4 acres, on the corner of Highway 37 and West Hamilton Avenue in the Sky Park Industrial Park. The property is an abandoned landfill and will be sold “as-is”. The Respondent will be responsible for cleaning up the property. The property is part of existing cityowned parcel 15-1078. A general outline of the property is shown on the map below, excluding
land necessary for a future realignment of Highway 37. The Respondent will be required to enter into a development agreement with the City and provide a minimum tax value guarantee.

For more information on this site and how to submit a Request for Proposal, please click on this link.

North Barstow Redevelopment District - Request for Proposals

The Eau Claire Redevelopment Authority is requesting proposals for the development/redevelopment of the proposed parking ramp liner development site and the Block 7 development site. The property is located in the North Barstow Redevelopment District near the Eau Claire River and Phoenix Park.

All proposals must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.

To learn more about how and where to submit a proposal, click the link below:

North Barstow Redevelopment District - Request For Proposals

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