Austin Straubel Commerce District


Brown County, which includes the Village of Hobart adjacent to Green Bay, is the fourth-most-populous and third-fastest-growing county in Wisconsin. The county’s population of 255,000 is expected to grow 25% by 2030. The Green Bay metropolitan statistical area currently has a labor force of 173,000 and is only 20 miles from the Appleton metropolitan statistical area, with a labor force of 131,000. Brown County’s industry makeup is 20% transportation and 17% manufacturing. Notable employers include Schneider Logistics, Georgia Pacific, and American Foods Group. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, located in Green Bay, had enrollment of more than 10,000 students in 2014. Most students obtain technical degrees in engineering and manufacturing fields. The Green Bay area offers an excellent quality of life. Located at the mouth of the Fox River on Lake Michigan, Green Bay is home to art, history, and science museums; university and college campuses; and Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers. This Certified Site comprises 33.2 acres of developable land, with expansion potential on hundreds of acres of adjacent land. The site is located adjacent to the Austin Straubel International Airport property, so it offers easy commercial and freight air access. The site is less than five miles from Interstate 41.

Site Features & Contact

General surroundings fit for industrial activity

33.2 contiguous developable acres, with expansion potential of another 600 acres on and around airport property

Roadway access

No utility easements that would prevent development

Proximity to the newly designated U.S. Highway 41

33.2 continguous acres not affected by wetlands

Commercial airport access

No known environmental impediments to immediate industrial development

Freight airport access

No known archaeological/historical impediments to immediate industrial development

No direct rail access; however, rail network around Green Bay is extensive

No known impediments to immediate development related to endangered species

American Land Trust Association (ALTA) survey

Fire insurance classification rating is currently 10, but will become 5 when water is extended to the site

Site not located on or adjacent to flood plain

Industrial zoning

Flight path certifications fulfilled, with certain height restrictions and other FAA guidelines

Zoning of surrounding properties compatible with industrial development of site

No significant topography issues

Marty Piette, A.A.E.
Airport Director
Brown County Airport
2077 Airport Drive, Suite 18
Green Bay, WI 54313