Helgesen News

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Calling it “great news” and an “exciting opportunity,” Janesville City Council members Monday voted unanimously to approve a development agreement with Miniature Precision Components that should mean 90 new jobs in the next three years.The company, headquartered in Walworth, now will go ahead with plans to begin producing thermoplastic components in Janesville by the end of March. The company is expanding here, not relocating, so all of the jobs are new.
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
JANESVILLE--One down, one to go. Helgesen Development has signed a three-year lease with John Deere Central Consolidated for about 237,500 square feet in a building Helgesen owns at 2929 Venture Drive on Janesville’s south side.
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
(Janesville, WI) - John Deere signed a 237,500 SF lease at 2929 Venture Drive to expand its distribution footprint in the City. With this expansion, John Deere will now occupy nearly three-quarters of a million SF in the City's Beloit Avenue Industrial Corridor. Originally constructed for and occupied by an automotive supplier, 2929 Venture Drive has been transformed from a single-purpose 706,800 SF building into a flexible / functional multi-tenant complex. This transformation was facilitated by $2.5 Million worth of interior renovations that began in YR 2009.