AADC Leads Economic Development in Ashland County, Wisconsin
Ashland Area Development Corporation (AADC) is a facilitator of economic development, a resource and advocate for businesses in Ashland County, Wisconsin. We are fully engaged in supporting and encouraging business growth and development in the region.
Are you interested in opening a business in Ashland County? Are you hoping to relocate or expand your existing business? Do you need assistance with your business plan, site location or financing? We can help!
Contact us to discuss what you need to launch your new business or expand your current business.
Business Services Specialist - This salaried position (24-40 hours per week, depending on applicant's qualifications) will provide business services, including business mentoring, business plan development and review, administration of loan programs, and grant writing. Qualifications should include experience with and working knowledge of lending procedures and documentation required for developing and servicing loans. Grant writing experience highly desirable. Experience using Microsoft Office programs and computer spreadsheets with good working knowledge of financial documents required. Associate Degree in Finance, Business Administration or Community Development preferred or five years of Business Loan experience. Send resume and references with cover letter to Ashland Area Development Corp., 422 3rd Street West, Suite 101, Ashland, WI 54806, by July 10, 2015.
Message regarding daycare needs in Ashland County:
If you are interested in opening a childcare business, we'd love to talk to you about the needs and opportunities in Ashland. The Ashland Area Development Corporation recently partnered with UW-Extension in the development of a survey that identified area needs for childcare. For the survey results, click here. We are continuing conversations with community leaders about how to address these needs.
Space for Lease
If you are looking for flexible rental space, consider our business incubator facility, the Ashland Area Enterprise Center (AAEC), a 60,000 square foot mixed-use building that has office, light manufacturing, warehouse and distribution, and heated storage space. Contact us for more information about current availability.
View the video for a quick tour of Ashland.
Why not live and work where you can step outside and instantly feel like you're on vacation?
Ashland County offers businesses much more than a wealth of human capital. There's an abundance of natural resources to enjoy, including Lake Superior and 180,000 acres of Chequamegon National Forest. You can click on the image to the right for a glimpse of what it's like to live in such an exceptional place.
Wondering where Ashland is located? View this map provided by the Nations Online Project. Ashland is highlighted at the top of the State of Wisconsin. The Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce will be happy to provide more information about area activities and help you plan your visit.
AADC is a non-stock, not-for-profit Wisconsin corporation that holds Section 501(c)(3) status from the IRS.