Manitowoc’s unemployment rate of 2.7 % is the lowest in decades. Great news! But other communities are experiencing a similar renaissance meaning potential workers now have more of a say of where they want to “call home.”
Mayor Justin Nickels.
Nickels elaborates further.
The mayor adds the city has rebounded nicely since the departure of the Manitowoc Company.
A recently created TIF (tax incremental financing) district downtown has Briess Malting—Second TIF has aided Lakeside Foods to invest $40 million to expand its frozen vegetable packaging capacity and adding approximately 40 skilled jobs. A ground breaking for that facility will be held at 1p.m this afternoon at it’s South 30th street location.