Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation: Affirms Oshkosh commitment with global headquarters announcement
President & CEO
2380 Hwy 44, Suite B, Oshkosh, WI 54904
November 22, 2017 – Oshkosh, Wisconsin – Oshkosh Corporation has reaffirmed the company’s commitment to Oshkosh, Wisconsin by announcing plans to develop a new campus on the shores of the Fox River. The Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation is proud to have been a part of this project and anticipates assisting in the construction process of Oshkosh Corporation’s global headquarters. Greater Oshkosh EDC also plans to continue working with Oshkosh Corporation to meet the company’s goals of welcoming and attracting a talented workforce from throughout the world and building a great quality of life to retain their existing workforce in our community.
Concept rendering looking north towards the Fox River. “This is a defining economic development project for Oshkosh, the region, and state of Wisconsin. We appreciate Oshkosh Corporation's loyalty to their home community as well as patience and collaboration with the process.” said Jason White, President & CEO of the Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation. “The community support for Oshkosh Corporation is strong and I believe that was clearly demonstrated. Oshkosh Corporation believes that the chosen site best addresses the question ‘Why Oshkosh?’ to their stakeholders and presents the perfect ‘Wow’ factor the company sought for accommodating their future growth.”
Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation was involved in research, site selection, proposal development, financial negotiations, and public relations for the project.
“It was an honor to work alongside our community and our home Fortune 500 company to bring Oshkosh and Oshkosh Corporation into the next 100 years of our future together,” said White.
The construction of the new corporate campus is set to break ground in Spring 2018, with completion slated for the end of 2019. Plans for the remaining 65 acres of park will be planned and a timeline developed by the Parks Department and the Advisory Parks Board, with approval and budgeting by Oshkosh Common Council.
Greater Oshkosh EDC provides leadership, direction, coordination and services to advance economic development in the greater Oshkosh, Wisconsin region.
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