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Village/Town of Somers

Somers' location between Racine and Kenosha, and more broadly, between Milwaukee and Chicago, means it is strategically situated for business. Industrial tenants big and small as well as small business and retail are choosing to locate in here and make it their base of operations.

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Village/Town of Somers

The Village/Town of Somers is a community that is evolving rapidly. Community leaders have taken steps to make development a priority while still striving to maintain their high quality of life and small-town sensibility. They have welcomed several new companies to town in recent years, and just north of Somers is where Foxconn is building its large manufacturing complex.

700,000

Square feet of industrial development added in the last two years

67%

Percent of population in labor force, aged 16+

In the News

The hot corridor: Momentum builds along I-94 between Milwaukee and Illinois

Uline Inc. executives had a wish list when they were searching for a new location for the corporate headquarters. It included a massive amount of shovel-ready land, utilities that were already in place and a pro-business climate. Wisconsin was able to check all of the items off the list that Illinois couldn’t.

CenterPoint Properties showed Uline execs a 200-acre site just west of I-94 in Pleasant Prairie. Uline took the entire parcel.

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Did you know?

Berryville is a residential and business community located in the town of Somers, Wisconsin along the intersections of Kenosha County Highway A (7th Street) and Highway 32 (Sheridan Road). The community was named for the proliferation of strawberry farms in the area. The Berryville School was a community fixture into the 1980s, when it was demolished for new housing.

Major Employers / Industries

Village/Town of Somers

Leaders of Somers have recently intentionally set about pursuing industrial development by adding the ability to use Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) and by actively promoting the community as a great place to do business. The effort has paid off and its first major industrial park - First Park 94 - broke ground in 2015. Its tenants join a roster of a growing number of great companies that call Somers home.

Room to Grow

Plug in and learn what is making this area an emerging YP hotspot.

Kenosha is getting younger, edgier, and more dynamic than ever. With almost one third of Kenosha’s population made up of YPs, YLink is impacting the next generation of leaders. YLink (Young Leaders in Kenosha) is an established young professionals (age 21-40) program. It's is more than just a group – it’s a movement. YLink is committed to making Kenosha the best place to live, work and do business for young professionals.

Learn more at ylinkenosha.com