Lake Wissota Business Park

Location: Intersection of Seymour Cray Blvd and County Road I; Commerce Blvd and County Road S

Owner: Lake Wissota Business Park (LWBP), Chippewa County Wisconsin

Size: 25 acres of commercial sites; 80 acres of manufacturing sites for industrial projects.

Zoning: I-2 Light Industrial: permits manufacturing, processing, and some commercial (warehousing is conditional use)

Asking Price: $15K/acre for industrial targeted sites; incentives available depending on jobs created.

Lake Wissota Business Park Brochure (PDF)

Highway Access: 24 miles to I-94, I-39 is 90 miles east of the site (Wausau) along 4-lane Hwy 29, I-35 is 94 miles west along I-94

Air Access: 104 miles to MSP International Airport via I-94. 11 miles to Chippewa Valley Regional Airport

Rail Served: Possible. Union Pacific, Canada National, Progressive (short line rail that connects to UP and CN) all in area

Electric Power: Xcel Energy: Distribution is from the Eagle Point Substation via 23.9kV aerial lines along County Hwy S, Commerce Parkway, and County Road I. Lines then run underground, south along State Highway 178, thru the Lake Wissota business park. 115kV transmission line runs east-west along County Hwy. S and northern boundary of the site, which feeds Eagle Point Substation, at the northeastern corner of the park.

Natural Gas: Xcel Energy: Station located across County Hwy I, immediately across from business park. Served by 6” 95psi line. Distribution lines run from regulating station. 4” 60 psi lines run along southern & western site boundary.

Water: City of Chippewa Falls: 16” water main runs along Lakeview Dr. from Commerce Parkway to the middle of park. A separate 16” water line runs along southern site boundary.

Sewer: City of Chippewa Falls: 24” sewer line runs south along Lake Wissota Drive to lift station at SW corner of site.

Storm Water: City of Chippewa Falls: Municipal storm sewer serves the park.

Telecom/Fiber: Several providers available (see broadband provider attachment)

Available Site Due Diligence Documentation

Title Commitment: Yes
Aerial Site Views and Maps: Yes
Park Master Plan: Yes
Utility Service Maps: Yes
Site Dimensions and Configuration: Yes
Wetlands Map: Yes
Phase 1 Environmental Assessment: Yes
Archeological and Historic Use Assessments:  Yes 
Park Covenants and Restrictions: Yes
Transportation Access Maps: Yes
Geotechnical Study/ Soil Survey: Yes
FEMA Flood Plain Designation with Map: Yes
Air Attainment Status: Yes
Endangered Species Assessment:  Yes 

Available General Community Information

Community Profile and Demographics: Yes
State and Local Incentives Overview: Yes
Letters of Support: Yes
Business and Industrial Support Services and Amenitites Profile: Yes

Economic Development Contact

Charlie Walker, President/CEO, Chippewa Falls Economic
ccedc@chippewa-wi.com
715-723-7150

Chippewa Falls EDC
770 Technology Way
Chippewa, WI 54729

Xcel Energy Contact

Ryan Bruers, Manager, Corporate Economic Development Ryan.L.Bruers@xcelenergy.com
Phone: 612-321-3186
Cell: 612-803-7289

Xcel Energy
414 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401