New Businesses & Exciting Growth In The Village

Prevea Rejuvenate and Prevea Vision opened its doors this morning at their new building at 2461 Holmgren Way.  The site formerly had a Prevea clinic on-site which was demolished to make way for this new 16,000 square foot modern medical facility.  Prevea Rejuvenate offers plastic surgery and rejuvenation treatments for face, body, breasts, hair removal and weight management.  Prevea Vision is a full service eye care clinic.  Representatives from the village and business community were there to congratulate Prevea’s team.  Prevea CEO and President Dr. Ashok Rai cut the ribbon for the new building, noting that Ashwaubenon is the heart of the greater Green Bay area.  President Aubinger, Trustees Kardoskee, Williams and Malcheski were in attendance along with the County Executive Streckenbach, the Ashwaubenon Business Association, and the Greater Green Bay Chamber. 

2411 Holmgren Way

Ashwaubenon’s newest medical building opened on Holmgren Way.  Revitalize AntiAging Medicine, a BayCare Clinic, opened its door and celebrated their new clinic that specializes in anti-aging and regenerative medicine.  Dr. Thomas Wilkins is board-certified in Hormone Replacement Therapy for men and women and this clinic is the only anti-aging/regenerative medicine clinic in northeast Wisconsin.  Their 3,500 sf facility services men and women in separate patient areas of their clinic for privacy and comfort.  Revitalize helps patients realize their best health and wellness.  Dr. Wilkins’ business brings 6 new jobs to Ashwaubenon, 5 of which are medical staff.

2696 Packerland Drive

Mona Rose Winery opened their doors for business on December 16.  They are the makers of Cellar Door wines:  small batch, hand-crafted wines.  Their Packerland Drive location features a winery, tasting room, and wine shop.  The tasting room features multiple seating areas and a wine bar, and is the décor is enhanced by unique wine racks made of rusticated wood.  Once settled on a wine style, they also offer small plates of cheeses and fruit to accompany the wines.  Currently the hours are Friday and Saturday evenings.  Stop in and say hello to the owner and winemaker Craig Fletcher discover a new wine!

812 Cormier Road

The JG Team of WaterStone Mortgage celebrated their grand opening at their new location on Cormier Road.  WaterStone Mortgage is southeast Wisconsin’s largest mortgage lender, and has 700 employees in 15 states.  This location more than doubles their former location in Green Bay.  An Ashwaubenon resident, JG Team owner Jacque Georgia chose a good location close to home for her business expansion.  This newly remodeled 4,000 sf space is a home base office for their mobile staff of 10 professionals.  WaterStone Mortgage is a part of WaterStone Bank, which was founded in 1921.  Formerly Wauwatosa Savings Bank, the name changed when they went national in 2008.  According to WaterStone, as a company they are committed to producing high quality loans and steering away from subprime and predatory lending.

1921 Airport Drive

Governor Walker, Village President Mike Aubinger, State Representative Chad Weininger, and County Executive Troy Streckenbach were on hand with a large crowd to celebrate the ground breaking for a Jet Air Group expansion project at Austin Straubel International Airport.  Construction of a 34,000 sf new hanger facility is slated for completion in 2014.  Jet Air Group is a Wisconsin-grown business with their beginnings in Clintonville.  This new addition will support their avionics and maintenance divisions and allow them to add a new business line of interior refurbishment.   Mr. Streckenbach commented that Wisconsin’s focus on industry clusters includes aviation, and Brown County is well-positioned in this market.  Governor Walker added that investment in transportation infrastructure is important to our state to be able to attract and retain businesses and jobs.  This project is valued at about $1.7 million and is creating 6 new jobs in our community. ~ Photo courtesy of WBAY-TV 

2800 Ramada Way
Russ Darrow and his son, Mike Darrow, were on hand to officially open their newest SuperStore on Ramada Way in Ashwaubenon.  Started in 1965, Russ Darrow opened his first dealership in West Bend, Wisconsin, and has since expanded to 16 dealerships and 23 franchises in the Fox Valley and southeast Wisconsin.  At the ribbon cutting ceremony Mr. Darrow stated that their company stresses taking care of their customers and that they provide alternatives to financing for pre-owned cars at this location.  In the Milwaukee area Mr. Darrow is affiliated with the Boys and Girls Club and said his company committed to donating $5,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Green Bay.  Jessica Hopp from the organization was on hand to accept the donation and said that the club assists over 4,000 people in 8 locations across the Green Bay metro area.

2351 Holmgren Way

Gordmans is a fast-growing retailer operating 90 stores in 52 markets and 19 states.  With the opening of their first Green Bay market store in Ashwaubenon, they have added their 6th store in Wisconsin.  The 50,000 sf store brought $5 million building value and 89+ jobs to our community.  President and CEO Jeff Gordman led the ribbon-cutting ceremonies with an enthusiastic background of sales associates.  As a community partner they support “ADL’s No Place for Hate®” which aims to end hatred and bullying.  Mr. Gordman encouraged store guests to purchase “Helping Hands” for $1 at the checkouts which goes to support public schools in local communities in their store markets.  He also presented a $2,500 check to the Ashwaubenon School District at the opening as part of their Partners in Education program.


2674 S. Oneida Street
Exquisite Spa is a Wisconsin-grown business that is experiencing much success as threading has become a spa service with increasing demand.  At the Exquisite Spa ribbon cutting, the owner told the crowd that they started with an “Exquisite Threading” cart at Mayfair Mall in Milwaukee and have now expanded to 7 locations across the Midwest.  The location in Ashwaubenon was previously in Bay Park Square Mall and was limited to threading only; they tripled in size moving to this new location at 3,000 sf and expanded their menu of services to include more spa services.

916 Willard Drive Suite 140
Operating in 10 states, Hospice Advantage has now opened their fifth Wisconsin location on Willard Drive in order to service our community.  The office began operating in May 2012 and celebrated receiving their stand-alone provider number this summer with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  Over the first year of business here they have increased their patient base by almost 40%.  This office serves a 60-mile radius and works in Brown and 6 other area counties.  The opening of this location brought 25 new jobs to the village with more expected as this company continues to expand in our market. 

2605 S. Oneida Street
A village business since 2007, Cooks Corner has relocated to Oneida Street to 25,000 sf of beautiful, bright retail space filled with everything you need and want for you kitchen.  They’ve expanded their schedule of classes and offerings, which are now held in a gorgeous chef’s kitchen complete with Sub Zero appliances and granite countertops.

1499 Lombardi Avenue

Cabela’s, a premier outdoor outfitter, opened their grand 100,000 sf store on Lombardi Avenue to much fanfare.  Crowds lined up in advance and were treated to entertainment before the official ribbon cutting, which was executed by an archer with a bow and arrow shot at a ribbon-wrapped target.  The market draw is estimated to bring over 1 million visitors to our community from over a 3 hour driving distance.  The building value is $15 million and it’s estimated to bring over 200 jobs.