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Krones, Inc. Groundbreaking

Krones, Inc. Groundbreaking - Training & Technology Center, Franklin, WI

Construction is about to begin on the Krones, Inc. 40,000 square foot Training and Technology Center located at 9611 S. 58th Street, directly across the street from their North American headquarters.  The City of Franklin thanks Krones for their continued investment in the Franklin Industrial Park.  Additional information can be found in the press release.   



Ballpark Commons Development

Ballpark Commons is a mixed-use development at and in the vicinity of the Rock Sports Complex located at 7900 Crystal Ridge Drive in the City of Franklin, Wisconsin, featuring a 4,000-seat stadium, commercial and retail businesses, restaurants, residential apartments, and various entertainment and active lifestyle features.  The project encompasses over 200 acres (including the existing Rock Sports Complex) and has a development value of $130 million.  The Franklin Common Council, at their meeting of February 6, 2018, moved to approve the TID No. 5 Development Agreement between the City of Franklin and BPC Master Developer, LLC for the development of Ballpark Commons.  Learn more by visiting the Ballpark Commons Development page.



Summit Credit Union
2017 Finalist for Business of the Year!


Summit Credit Union - 2017 Finalist for Business of the Year Award

Congratulations to Summit Credit Union, Franklin, for being a 2017 South Suburban Chamber of Commerce finalist for the "Business of the Year" award.  Branch Manager, Robert Cribb, accepted a proclamation from Mayor Steve Olson and Alderman Steve Taylor, recognizing Summit Credit Union's achievements and service to Franklin and the Greater Milwaukee area.  Also pictured (left) is Kurt Waltenberger, Mortgage Loan Officer.  (Photo courtesy of Image-It Photography)



The Polish Heritage Alliance, Inc.
2017 Winner of Pride in Premises Award!


The Polish Heritage Alliance, Inc. - 2017 Winner of Pride in Premises Award

Congratulations to The Polish Heritage Alliance, Inc. for winning the 2017 South Suburban Chamber of Commerce Pride in Premises Award.  Jeffrey Kuderski, Executive Director (far left), along with Sandy Je T'aime and Sharon Marifke accepted a proclamation from Mayor Steve Olson and Alderman Steve Taylor.  The Polish Heritage Alliance and its volunteers were recognized for their care and pride in maintaining and beautifying their property located at 6941 S. 68th Street in Franklin.  (Photo courtesy of Image-It Photography)


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Mayor Steve Olson
Mayor Steve Olson

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Contact Information

For more information about the advantages of locating or expanding a business in Franklin, including site selection assistance for available sites and existing buildings, please contact:
Calli Berg
Economic Development Director
Phone: 414-425-4024
Fax: 414-427-7691