Green Lake Highway 23 Industrial Park sign gets a facelift

Green Lake’s Highway 23 Industrial Park has a new sign.

Green Lake’s Highway 23 Industrial Park has a new sign as part of an attempt to enhance marketing efforts in the hopes of selling the industrial park.

Ald. Chris Foos, who is the chairman of the city’s economic development committee, spearheaded the sign revamp with the help of Brad Ruth, who designed the Green Lake water tower.

The sign, designed by Foos, reads “23 Acres of Possibilities” and shares design elements with the city’s water tower.

Within the last year alone, Foos said there has been interest in the property from two retailers and several other businesses.

“That 23 acres of land is a great property that is good to go for development,” he told the Commonwealth last month. “The cost of infrastructure that would need to go in is not too much.”

Last month, Foos explained that existing infrastructure comes up to Highway 23 from Crossroads Market. He said developing the industrial park would require connecting water, gas and electric across Highway 23.

In addition, Foos believes the industrial park is a great location because Highway 23 is one of the most travelled roadways in Green Lake County and its in close proximity to Crossroads Market and Dollar General, which have been successful since launching.

“That stretch is important because it gets so much traffic with great exposure from the east, west, north and south,” he said. “It also connects to the surrounding communities of Omro, Berlin, Ripon, Green Lake and Princeton.”

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Joe Schulz served as the reporter of the Green Laker in 2019 and 2020, before being hired as a reporter for the Commonwealth in October 2020. He is from Oshkosh and graduated from UW-Oshkosh in December with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

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