Live Door County

A vibrant community to call home.

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Millions come to visit.
The lucky ones get to stay.

Why not you?

Door County combines the natural splendor of lakes and forests with a relaxed lifestyle, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, a diverse economy, and a business climate that supports entrepreneurs as well as established businesses looking to grow.

You’ve dreamed of a friendly place to raise your family that offers an active outdoor lifestyle, great schools, a lively arts and culture scene, and good jobs. Door County is your place to call home.

FIND A CAREER

Millions come to visit.
The lucky ones get to stay.

Why not you?

Door County combines the natural splendor of lakes and forests with a relaxed lifestyle, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, a diverse economy, and a business climate that supports entrepreneurs as well as established businesses looking to grow.

You’ve dreamed of a friendly place to raise your family that offers an active outdoor lifestyle, great schools, a lively arts and culture scene, and good jobs. Door County is your place to call home.

FIND A CAREER

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your next career?

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Looking for a business opportunity?

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Looking for your next career?

FIND A CAREER

Looking for a business opportunity?

FIND YOUR PASSION

Reimagine your life in Door County…

Live, Work, and Play in Door County

Wake up to the sun rising over Lake Michigan and head to work with no traffic congestion and short commute times. Work for a company with global reach, a small entrepreneur, a mid-sized company making a difference, or yourself! While at work, know that your children are in one of the county’s excellent schools, and that all is well at home in your safe, peaceful neighborhood with good neighbors nearby.

At the end of the day, take time for fishing, boating, school and community activities, or a unique restaurant experience. There’s no rush. You’ve shaved hours off your workday by living within minutes of your job. In the evening, watch the sunset across the waters of Green Bay.

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The Career You’ve Been Searching For

Put you and your family first and have a career that makes you want to get up in the morning. Doing work that makes a difference and feeling valued are first steps to personal fulfillment. Door County attracts entrepreneurs looking for key people. Global businesses seek people with specialty skills. Government, schools, and non-profit organizations look for people just starting out or with years of experience.

Find your next career move in Door County.

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Taking Work Life Balance To a Whole New Level

Explore the regions within Door County from the Southern Door that welcomes visitors to the peninsula to the Very Northern Door that is known for the ferry-only escape to Washington Island. Central Door County has the most populous city and county seat, Sturgeon Bay. Northern Door is home to artisans, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and resorts.

A Door County constant is the miles of shoreline that compare to no other county in the United States. Bordered by the Bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan, Door County has sandy beaches, rock overlooks, and gentle slopes. A new vista is around every corner. Traditional Wisconsin seasons are tempered by the proximity to water. Endless activities are focused on the water for high action or leisure.

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Endless Business Opportunities

Door County boasts a large and active business community. Hundreds of businesses span a variety of industries including manufacturing, healthcare & wellness, education, hospitality & tourism, construction & building trades, retail, banking and financial services, local government & public administration, information technology (IT), farming, natural resource management, and the arts.

Develop your business to fill a need in the supply chain or regional economic support. DCEDC helps businesses looking to launch or expand in Door County by providing information on the local market and available land and properties. DCEDC also assists with retail development and promotion.

Learn More >

Reimagine your life in Door County…

Live, Work, and Play in Door County

Wake up to the sun rising over Lake Michigan and head to work with no traffic congestion and short commute times. Work for a company with global reach, a small entrepreneur, a mid-sized company making a difference, or yourself! While at work, know that your children are in one of the county’s excellent schools, and that all is well at home in your safe, peaceful neighborhood with good neighbors nearby.

At the end of the day, take time for fishing, boating, school and community activities, or a unique restaurant experience. There’s no rush. You’ve shaved hours off your workday by living within minutes of your job. In the evening, watch the sunset across the waters of Green Bay.
Learn More >

The Career You’ve Been Searching For

Put you and your family first and have a career that makes you want to get up in the morning. Doing work that makes a difference and feeling valued are first steps to personal fulfillment. Door County attracts entrepreneurs looking for key people. Global businesses seek people with specialty skills. Government, schools, and non-profit organizations look for people just starting out or with years of experience.

Find your next career move in Door County.

Learn More >

Taking Work Life Balance To a Whole New Level

Explore the regions within Door County from the Southern Door that welcomes visitors to the peninsula to the Very Northern Door that is known for the ferry-only escape to Washington Island. Central Door County has the most populous city and county seat, Sturgeon Bay. Northern Door is home to artisans, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and resorts.

A Door County constant is the miles of shoreline that compare to no other county in the United States. Bordered by the Bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan, Door County has sandy beaches, rock overlooks, and gentle slopes. A new vista is around every corner. Traditional Wisconsin seasons are tempered by the proximity to water. Endless activities are focused on the water for high action or leisure.

Learn More >

Endless Business Opportunities

Door County boasts a large and active business community. Hundreds of businesses span a variety of industries including manufacturing, healthcare & wellness, education, hospitality & tourism, construction & building trades, retail, banking and financial services, local government & public administration, information technology (IT), farming, natural resource management, and the arts.

Develop your business to fill a need in the supply chain or regional economic support. DCEDC helps businesses looking to launch or expand in Door County by providing information on the local market and available land and properties. DCEDC also assists with retail development and promotion.

Learn More >

Business Success Stories

Door County is the perfect place to start a business.

Featured Business Success Stories

These businesses found great success in the area. Check out their stories and contact the Door County Economic Development Committee to start your very own business.

Renard’s Cheese & Deli, LLC
Sturgeon Bay, WI

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Key Industrial Plastics
Sturgeon Bay, WI

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One Barrel
Brewing

Egg Harbor, WI

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Opportunity Awaits in Door County

Top employers include Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Door County Medical Center, Hatco Corporation, Therma-Tron-X (TTX), Nicolet Bank, Portside Builders, Cadence, N.E.W. Manufacturing, Renards Cheese, Door Karma Farms, County of Door, and the school districts (Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay, and Washington Island).

Door County is also home to many thriving small businesses, entrepreneurs, and non-profit organizations.

Find your career in Door County and join “the lucky ones” who live and work here.

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Opportunity Awaits in Door County

Top employers include Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Door County Medical Center, Hatco Corporation, Therma-Tron-X (TTX), Nicolet Bank, Portside Builders, Cadence, N.E.W. Manufacturing, Renards Cheese, Door Karma Farms, County of Door, and the school districts (Gibraltar, Sevastopol, Southern Door, Sturgeon Bay, and Washington Island).

Door County is also home to many thriving small businesses, entrepreneurs, and non-profit organizations.

Find your career in Door County and join “the lucky ones” who live and work here.

Door County “Fast Facts”

A vibrant business community nestled within one of the most desirable vacation destinations in the United States, Door County seeks to welcome business and economic development alike.

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Over 208 Apartment Units have been completed in Door County to assist with adding more affordable housing options for residents

The DCEDC is a great resource for existing and aspiring business owners, helping more than 100 entrepreneurs in 2018 alone

Door County features a diverse local economy including manufacturing, agriculture, health care, tourism and much more

Door County offers a skilled workforce brimming with mid-western work ethic and pulling from Door County’s active art and cultural community

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