Union Grove’s new Build Your Own Business (BYOB) program encourages new businesses to locate downtown by opening short-term, temporary locations, which could lead to permanent occupancy in the Village. Entrepreneurs opening a storefront location for 3-5 months can test their business concept, gain new customers, and prove the growth opportunities for building their business.
Business owners receive assistance in finding a store front location, developing a marketing plan from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside, and access to a $500 grant upon signing a lease. Businesses choosing to remain in downtown Union Grove after the initial lease period could receive additional grant and financing resources to establish permanency. BYOB is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs, business owners working at home, or experienced business owners who want to reach new customers.
For more information and to get started, visit the Build Your Own Business website.