Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe announces new 12,000-square-foot retail center near Shawano
Leasing efforts underway, groundbreaking planned for fall
BOWLER, WISCONSIN (August 25, 2016) – In line with its ongoing efforts to spur economic growth in North Central Wisconsin, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians announced today the development of a new 12,000-square-foot retail center located in the town of Belle Plaine, Wisconsin, outside of Shawano. The $1.3 million retail center will be located near U.S. Highway 29, on the corner of State Highway 22 and County Road CC, a highlytrafficked area that sees about 5,000 passenger cars per day.
“As the largest employer in Shawano County, the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe is committed to being good stewards of our resources and good neighbors to our surrounding communities. We’re thrilled to develop our first off-reservation retail property near Highway 29, which is a critical economic artery for our North Star Mohican Casino Resort and countless other local businesses,” said Shannon Holsey, president of the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Council. “Thanks to the continued success of the North Star Casino – our Tribe’s primary source of revenue – we’re able to make these sorts of investments, which support the long-term prosperity of the entire North Central Wisconsin region.”
Preparation work is being done at the site now and the foundation is expected to be poured soon, with exterior construction completed by the end of 2016. Leasing efforts are underway for retail and quick-service restaurant brands, and tenants will have input into the interior design of their respective spaces.