Monday, November 11, 2013

Bank of Sun Prairie Hosts SCORE Team for Small Business Assistance Nov. 22nd (Press Release)

Bank of Sun Prairie, in partnership with the City of Sun Prairie, will host a free forum for current and future small business owners on November 22.

The seminar is designed to help small business owners understand how to get a business off the ground or grow their current small business.

A panel of volunteers from SCORE will answer questions on various topics including accounting, taxes, business plans, sales management, human resources and much more.
SCORE is a Madison nonprofit made up of more than 40 business professionals who volunteer to counsel others on how to kick start their business or how to expand their current small business.

The Madison area is among the best cities in America to launch a new business. In 2009, CNNMoney ranked Madison as #20 in the nation in its list of the best mid-size metro areas for small business startups.

When: Friday, November 22, 2013
Where: Sun Prairie Public Library
            1350 Linnerud Drive
            Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Time:   9 to 11 a.m.

Participants can RSVP to Paul Sukenik, Bank of Sun Prairie, at 608-837-4511 or to ensure sufficient space and refreshments are available.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Colony Brands Leases 427,000 SF of Warehouse Space in Sun Prairie (

Colony Brands, one of the world’s largest catalog companies previously known as The Swiss Colony, signed a 10-year lease for all 427,000 square feet of warehouse/distribution space at 1615 Commerce Dr. in Sun Prairie, WI.  The lease commences in June 2014.

Blogger's Note: Congratulations to Colony Brands and STAG Industrial on this deal.  Sun Prairie has a long history with this industry and type of employer and welcomes this investment.  Getting one of the largest available spaces in the State of Wisconsin leased here is a great testimony to our local economy. Its also a reminder to the commercial and industrial real estate community that companies who rely on logistics need to consider Sun Prairie as a place for their business.