The Fennimore Industrial & Economic Development Corporation (FIEDC) and the City of Fennimore actively seek new industry and are ready and willing to offer assistance.
Fennimore, Wisconsin (population 2500) is strategically located at the crossroads of busy highways 18 and 61 in the heart of SW Wisconsin. This provides direct and convenient access to prime markets and suppliers.
You may be eligible for a $10,000 Main Street Bounceback Grant!
This new grant program available through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) provides $10,000 grants to businesses moving into vacant commercial spaces. WEDC wants to help you build a solid foundation for the long-term success of your small business—and strengthen Wisconsin’s main streets and commercial corridors at the same time.
Doing Business in Fennimore
The low cost of doing business is key to the profitability of Fennimore area businesses. Fennimore’s city-owned electric, water and sewer utilities offer highly competitive rates and dependable service which can save substantial operating dollars. Fennimore Water and Light has been a Focus on Energy (FOE) partner since 2008. Focus on Energy is Wisconsin’s statewide energy efficiency and renewable energy initiative. This award-winning, nationally recognized program encourages Wisconsin businesses and residents to make informed energy decisions. Focus on Energy provides information, technical resources and financial incentives that help residents lower their cost of living and businesses improve their bottom lines.
Fennimore’s proud agricultural heritage along with a high quality education system has created an exceptional workforce – productive, ambitious, intelligent and reliable. The Fennimore area workforce offers attractive wage and workers’ compensation rates and a productive workforce. Fennimore is a great place to live, work and enjoy leisure activities.
Fennimore Business Park
The fully developed city-owned business park offers building sites that are shovel ready with underground water, sewer, and electric service to the property line. All streets have curb and gutter and are paved with asphalt cement bituminous pavement. Incentives are available for prospective businesses. Available lots may be divided to suit the needs of the incoming or expanding business.
K-12 School System
The Fennimore Community School District has received numerous accolades for educational excellence, competitive athletics, and diverse co-curricular opportunities. Their mission is to continuously improve student achievement, utilizing all of the resources available to our community. We strive to improve course offerings, promote a positive school climate, build collaborative relationships, increase parent involvement, promote community involvement, set clear performance standards, and facilitate faculty commitment to the mission.
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College offers associate degree, technical diploma, and continuing education courses and is located College adjacent to the Fennimore Industrial Park. In addition, Southwest Tech is able to collaborate with businesses to customize training to meet specific business needs.
The Fennimore Community
The residents of the Fennimore community take pride in this small rural community that we call home. Fennimore is a place where our residents know most others in the community and the definition of “it takes a community to raise a child”. We support each other, look out for each other, and make amazing things happen when we work together.
The beauty of the hills, valleys, and agricultural land attracts many to our area and the recreational opportunities allow travelers and visitors alike to enjoy the beauty that surrounds us.
Join Our Community!
If this intrigues you, we encourage you to come explore Fennimore and see what we have to offer. Explore more information on available businesses, buildings, and commercial lots and area housing information.
We would welcome the opportunity to talk with you and show you around our community. For further information or to arrange a personal visit, please feel free to contact: