The Portage County Business Park will facilitate the new Skyward world headquarters. The new $20 million to $30 million project will consist of multiple buildings, a 1,000-car parking lot and a pond.
Expansion plans announced Wednesday by Skyward Inc. would not have happened without Milton Austin and Service Cold Storage LLC.
Austin, Service Cold Storage chief executive officer, met with Stevens Point Mayor Andrew Halverson last week to change the agreement between the city and his company to allow Skyward to expand in the Portage County Business Park - pumping millions of dollars into the local tax base while planning to add 700 jobs over the next decade.
Cold Storage, which provides refrigerated facilities to industries such as dairyproducers, agreed to build its business in the ...