Foxconn Awards $14 Million in Contracts for First Building on Racine County Project Site
Foxconn and its general contractor, M+W | Gilbane, announced the selection of eight prime subcontractors, all with strong presence in Wisconsin, for the development of the first building – a 120,000 square foot multipurpose building – at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Racine, Wisconsin.
The contracts awarded for the construction of the multipurpose building have a total value of $14 million. Foxconn will be announcing additional contracts for the development and construction of other facilities that are part of the first phase of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in the coming months.
“We are pleased that a team of companies with strong track records in Wisconsin has been assembled to support the development and construction of our first building in the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park,” said Alan Yeung, Foxconn Director of U.S. Strategic Initiatives and President of FEWI Development Corporation. “ We are committed to our ‘Wisconsin First’ approach where we are actively working with local partners and tapping the talented and hardworking workforce in the state as part of our shared vision of transforming Wisconsin into a global technology and advanced manufacturing hub.”
The multipurpose building will serve as office space for construction companies involved in the building of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park. It will also house research and development facilities focusing on advanced display technology and applications in all aspects of smart lives.
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