Business Development

Recent Investment 2014-2015

Burlington Coat Factory: Burlington Coat Factory opened their new store at 1616 W Mason St. in September 2013 and employs more than 50 people. Burlington occupies one of two main retail spaces that was made available in the $6 million renovation of the former Cub Foods building on the corner of Military Avenue and W. Mason St. Burlington is a leading off-price apparel, home, and baby product retailer with over 500 stores in 44 states.

Michaels: Michaels occupies 25,000 SF of retail space in the former Cub Foods building at 1616 W. Mason St and employs more than 60 people. The new Michaels store opened on April 6, 2014 and replaced a smaller location that had also been located in the Military Avenue BID. Irving, Texas-based Michaels Stores, Inc., is North America’s largest specialty retailer of arts, crafts, framing, floral, wall decor and seasonal merchandise for the hobbyist and do-it-yourself home decorator. The company currently owns and operates more than 1,135 Michaels stores in 49 states and Canada.

Fox Communities Credit Union: Fox Communities has served the Appleton, Green Bay and the Greater Fox Cities community for over 75 years with 15 locations in nine 9 counties, more than 290 employees, and over $935 million in assets. Fox Communities Credit Union’s new 4,400 SF location at 411 S. Military Avenue opened in March 2014 and is a full service branch with consumer and mortgage lending, easy access drive up and a drive up ATM. The credit union is a member-owned cooperative with the primary mission of enriching the quality of life for our members through personalized financial services.

Broadway Automotive: Broadway Automotive is a family owned automotive dealership group which has proudly served the families and communities of Northeastern Wisconsin since 1916. A long-time resident of the district, Broadway completed a multi-million dollar expansion of their Military Avenue location in March 2015. Broadway carries full lines of new Ford, Hyundai, Chevrolet, and Volkswagen products, as well as a massive selection of pre-owned vehicles.In addition, Broadway’s service, parts, and collision departments are staffed by trained, dedicated professionals who are committed to meeting every customer’s automotive needs.

Cellcom: In February 2015 Cellcom opened a new retail location at 1620 W.Mason St. The store opened in a newly constructed building near the Military Avenue intersection and features a repair center as well as retail space. It is the thirtieth retail location for the local wireless carrier. Cellcom offers 4G LTE, 3G and voice service and has nationwide coverage, plans with shareable data and the most popular smartphones.

Local Businesses

HJ Martin & Son, Inc.: The headquarters of H.J. Martin and Son, Inc. has been located within the Military Avenue Business District, at 320 S. Military Ave., since 1959. Established in 1931, H.J. Martin is a premier retailer for residential and commercial flooring. Through their decades of outstanding sales, service, and installation, the company has expanded to become a national leader in several complementary divisions, including retail fixture & millwork installation, retail merchandising, glass & glazing, walls & ceilings, doors and hardware, and commercial flooring & polished concrete. Currently, the company is in its fourth generation as is proud to have a presence on Military Avenue.

TJ Maxx: T.J. Maxx at 1505 W. Mason St. is an anchor tenant of the Green Bay Plaza (located on the corner of Military Ave. and W. Mason St.) , one the premier shopping destinations on the west side of Green Bay. The Green Bay location is one of the highest volume T.J. Maxx stores in the state and offers high-quality, brand-name fashions for up to 60% less than department store prices. T.J. Maxx believes doing business responsibly means creating value for their shoppers, associates, and the community. The company has over 1,000 stores nationwide.

Shopko: 216 S. Military Ave. is home to one of the original Shopko stores. Shopko was founded in 1962, and is headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates over 330 stores in 21 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 134 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 176 Shopko Hometown locations, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; and 18 Shopko Pharmacy locations.

BMO Harris Bank: BMO Harris Bank is located at 201 S. Military Ave. Established in 1882 as Harris Bank, and owned by BMO Financial Group (TSX, NYSE: BMO) since 1984, BMO Harris Bank has grown to become one of the largest banks in the Midwest serving personal, commercial and affluent customers BMO Harris provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions for everyday banking, financing and investing. Their commercial banking team provides sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus, along with a partnership with BMO Private Bank.

Bay Area Diamond Co.: Bay Area Diamond Co. at 225 S. Military Ave. was started in 2005 by Brian & Jill Rouse and has become one of the region’s premier diamond and jewelry retailers. With more than 20 years of jewelry experience, Brian, Jill and their entire staff of Accredited Jewelry Professionals provide a relaxed atmosphere to shop for some of the world’s most beautiful diamonds and unique jewelry. Bay Area Diamond has the largest selection of engagement rings in Green Bay and provides custom designs and repairs onsite.

Sears: Sears at 1555 w. Mason St. has been an anchor in the Green Bay Plaza (located at the corner of Military Ave. and W. Mason St.) since the late 1960s. Sears is a leading integrated retailer providing merchandise and related service to their customers. They offer a wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 1,320 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada. Sears is the nation’s largest provider of home services.

ALDI: ALDI opened a newly remodeled site at 1560 Western Ave. (corner of Military Ave. and Western Ave.) in August 2013. A leader in the grocery retailing industry, ALDI operates more than 1,200 sores US stores in 32 states. More than 25 million customers each month save up to 50 percent on their grocery bills, benefitting from the ALDI simple and streamlined approach to retailing. ALDI sells more than 1400 of the most frequently purchased grocery and household items, primarily under its exclusive brands, which must meet or exceed national name brands on taste and quality.

Green Bay Nursery: Green Bay Nursery is a third-generation landscape-garden center located at 1577 Langlade Ave. (corner of Langlade and Military Ave.) Owner Dean Flagstad and his staff provide Brown County and surrounding communities with the products and services they need to create wonderful Outdoor Living Spaces. Green Bay Nursery offers expert landscape design and building solutions, abundant and healthy plants, and attractive garden decor.


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