The City of Wausau, WI is proud to request redevelopment proposals for the next-generation of Wausau's successfully revitalized urban waterfront along the Wisconsin River. The area is located within tax increment finance district #3 with a range of City incentives and partnership opportunities available, recently leveraging over $100 million in investment. The City is currently completing an extensive river’s edge trail system, finishing miles of landscaped park amenities, building extensive ramp and surface parking facilities and creating parcels of all sizes for your restaurant, entertainment, residential, commercial office and mixed-use development opportunity.
Wausau is ideally located as the principal city of the North and Central Wisconsin regions and home to a metropolitan population of 134,063 serving a growing trade area of over 330,000 people. Wausau's region continues steady growth in jobs and commerce with nationally-recognized firms in such diverse fields as building materials, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, information technology and insurance.
Wausau works and excels in proactively addressing business recruitment, expansion and retention. Wausau's skilled and industrious population has the highest average credit score of any metropolitan area according to USA Today, is the safest metropolitan area in the Midwest according to FBI statistics and continues to be one of the highest ranked for the attraction of young professionals in Wisconsin.
Wausau’s region plays to win as one of the state's highest grossing areas for tourism, home to all-season recreational opportunities that range from Wisconsin's largest and highest ski mountain at Granite Peak, one of the nation's premiere curling facilities, outstanding mountain and snow bike trails, and an internationally recognized whitewater kayaking course. It's clear why Wausau has achieved an A+ livability score and why Wausau is the ideal home for your investment.