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Wausau is the principal city of the North and Central Wisconsin regions and home to a metropolitan population of 134,063 while serving a growing trade area of over 350,000 people. Wausau is located at the junction of two major four-lane highways, Interstate 39 (north and south) and Highway 29 (east and west) midway between Minneapolis and Milwaukee and a short drive to Green Bay and Madison.
Wausau's region continues to post 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's growing employment base is spread across a diverse landscape, from a 350 acre forested Business Campus, to waterfront highrise office buildings along the Wisconsin River to a thriving downtown surounding the 400 Block city square- Wausau is pleased to host a daytime population of over 200,000 employees who work and play in the City.
Wausau's revitalized urban waterfront along the Wisconsin River is especially exciting, with over 15 acres of new development opportunity alongside an extensive waterside trail system, miles of interconnected parkland, extensive ramp and surface parking and multiple opportunities for restaurants, entertainment and commercial office. For more information on these sites, click here.
Wausau ranks highly in many factors conducive to business recruitment, expansion and retention. The City routinely attracts young professionals and was ranked by Forbes as an ideal place for business and careers. Wausau's skilled and industrious population is ranked as the highest average credit score in the country by USA Today. The Wausau region is one of the state's highest areas for tourism revenue dollars and home to the statewide olympic style Badger State Games- with all season recreational opportunities from Wisconsin's largest and highest ski mountain at Granite Peak, to one of the nation's premiere curling barn facilities, to an internationally recognized whitewater kayaking course right downtown- it's clear why Wausau has acheived an A+ livability score and the ideal place for your investment.