Economic Development Division

The City of Oshkosh is looking ahead to the future with confidence that only a community who is thriving can. Currently in the midst of a central city redevelopment renaissance, an Interstate 41 boom, and multiple industrial businesses expanding or attaining profitable contracts, the City is excited what is in store for Oshkosh next.

What’s Going On?

  • Oshkosh's largest employer, Oshkosh Corporation has begun construction of their new 190,000 square foot global headquarters, located in the City of Oshkosh

  • The newly constructed Menominee Nation Arena is host to the Wisconsin Herd (the Milwaukee Bucks G-League team) and numerous concerts, shows, other sporting events each year in the Sawdust District

  • The Oshkosh Transload Terminal, along the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad, in the Southwest Industrial Park is open for business

  • The city's central city district is in the midst of multiple redevelopment projects including residential, office, entertainment, and commercial

  • The Interstate 41 corridor continues to grow with multiple redevelopments, infill development, and greenfield developments occurring every year

Location, Location, Location

The City of Oshkosh, conveniently located along Interstate 41 in east central Wisconsin, is 50 miles south of Green Bay and 60 miles north of Milwaukee's metro area. Major transportation arterials that run through the city are:

  • Interstate 41

  • U.S. Highway 45

  • State Highways 21,26,44, 76, and 91

  • Wisconsin and Southern Railroad and Canadian National Railroad

  • Two ports are within 100 miles, Green Bay at 50 miles and Milwaukee at 80 miles

  • Multiple commercial airports are located within 100 miles, including Appleton International Airport, Austin Straubel International Airport and General Mitchell International Airport

  • Private air service is available at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh

How Can We Help You?

The City of Oshkosh and the Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation offer assistance with locating, expanding, or starting your business here in Oshkosh. From streamlining the development review process to personalized assistance with site selection, workforce issues, and financial assistance, we welcome your business in our community.