LBWN Business Plan Competition

Layton Boulevard West Neighbors is looking for new or expanding businesses interested in locating in Silver City to apply and compete in its Business Plan Competition. The winner will receive an award package valued at over $12,000, including financial and other incentives, a newly renovated business space, rent discounts, free professional services and $5000 to jump-start the business.  Applications and more information can be found on the LBWN website at: In an effort to continue the strong development taking place in the Silver City neighborhood, LBWN and Impact Seven are rehabbing a foreclosed commercial property on National Avenue in the Silver City Business District for a prospective business owner with a unique and compelling business plan. Silver City is an exciting business district that features restaurants, bars and shopping experiences from a variety of countries. The space is located at 3519 West National Avenue and is close to some great Milwaukee attractions including the Mitchell Park Domes, the Urban Ecology Center, Miller Park, the Hank Aaron State Trail, and some of the best housing stock in the City of Milwaukee. This one-story commercial space boasts a tin ceiling and nearly 2000 square feet. The winner of the Competition will have the chance to provide input into the final design of this space.

A Letter of Intent to submit a proposal is due on May 31, 2013 and the final submission is due on June 30, 2013. For more information, contact Natanael Martinez, Economic Development Manager at LBWN: natanael {at} lbwn {dot} org or 414.383.9038 x2511