Economic Development

Economic Development Loan Application 
Please contact the Development Division before completing the application (414)302-8460.

West Allis is a vital component to the metro-Milwaukee regional economy. West Allis is known for its opportunity; its thriving business community, whose products span local and global markets; and, its proven success in redevelopment projects. Our business climate energizes success and entrepreneurialism, while partnerships with the City promote private industry and business efforts to expand and to create jobs.

West Allis: The Ideal Choice

The City of West Allis is the ideal location for your company to do business. Based on our central location in Southeastern Wisconsin, proximity to suppliers, markets, skilled labor and well-developed transportation infrastructure, West Allis has all of the right components for economic success. Learn more about West Allis: The Ideal Choice.

West Allis: Business First

Are you looking to open a business in West Allis? The City of West Allis has prepared a comprehensive Guide to Starting Your Business in the City of West Allis (PDF). This document outlines the potential steps and provides guidance to new or expanding businesses. As always, if you have any questions - Come In, We're Open!

that's why west allis

In 2018, the City of West Allis launched a three-year marketing plan and comprehensive rebranding to position the City for economic growth. Learn more about this initiative and hear from business owners who have chosen to start or grow their businesses in West Allis at the ThatsWhyWestAllis website.

Business Assistance

The Department of Development Community Development Division administers various loans, grants and other economic development programs in an effort to support and grow the local economy. Learn more about our Business Assistance Programs and Incentives.