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City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division

City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division

As a division of the City of Eau Claire, our mission is to grow local businesses, facilitate expansions, and recruit outside businesses to locate in Eau Claire in order to increase the quality of living, add well-paying jobs and grow tax base.

Services We Provide

- Site Selection Assistance
  - Available Property Database
  - Financial Assistance
  - Revolving Loan Fund
  - Business Development Fund
  - Clearwater Development Fund
  - Industrial Revenue Bonds
- Business Retention and Recruitment
  - Groundbreakings
  - Ribbon Cuttings
- Entrepreneur Assistance
- Community Partnerships
- Other Economic Development Initiatives
  - Community Involvement
  - Student Talent Retention
  - Creative Class Efforts
-Statistical Information Collection
  - Construction Statistics
  - Industrial & Commercial Property
  - Commercial & Industrial Construction
  - Vacancy Inventory Rates
  - Industrial Park Absorption
  - Cost of Living Index
  - Workforce Data

2015 Economic Profile - Eau Claire, WI

City of Eau Claire Economic Policy Goals

Economic Policy Goals 2014-2016

Annual Reports

EDD Annual Report 2016
EDD Annual Report 2015
EDD Annual Report 2014
EDD Annual Report 2013
EDD Annual Report 2012
EDD Annual Report 2011
EDD Annual Report 2010
EDD Annual Report 2009
EDD Annual Report 2008
EDD Annual Report 2007
EDD Annual Report 2006


Mike Schatz, EDFP
Economic Development Administrator

Ray French
Business Assistance Specialist

City of Eau Claire
203 South Farwell Street
P. O. Box 5148
Eau Claire, WI 54702-5148
Phone: (715) 839-4914
Fax: (715) 839-4939

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday