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Economic Development

The City of Franklin has the perfect combination of features and services for your business venture!

Franklin, Wisconsin - The Space To Be Article
as Featured in the October 2020 Edition of the
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Annual Report

2018-2019 Annual Report for the City of Franklin Economic Development Department (Electronic Version) (2-Sided Print Version)


Located in the Southwest portion of Milwaukee County in Southeastern Wisconsin, the City of Franklin is well positioned to serve all types of business.  The City offers:

Growth & Market

  • Acres of Developable Space - developable acres are located within open, green space.

  • Unique Opportunities - A wide open market for up-scale specialty retail with unique character in architecture and products.

  • Business Development Incentives - Industrial Revenue Bonds and Tax Incremental Financing Districts.

  • High Disposable Income - Third wealthiest community in Southeastern Wisconsin based on Median Annual Income and Median Home Value.

  • Fastest Growing Community in Wisconsin - The City of Franklin has doubled in size during the past 10 years; currently a community of 35,741.

  • A Superior Quality of Life - Our community prides itself on being an exceptional place to live, do business, and raise a family.  The City of Franklin offers outstanding schools, a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities, and community celebrations that showcase the rich traditions of the City.

Economic Development

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:

John Regetz, Economic Development Director 
Phone: 414-427-7566
Fax: 414-427-7691


Related Links

Economic Development Guide
Economic Development Commission
City's Development Process
The Milwaukee Business Journal