Oshkosh Corp. selects architect, general contractor for new HQ
OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- Now that it has picked a site, Oshkosh Corp. is starting to plan its new headquarters building.
The company announced that it selected Performa Architectsof De Pere to lead design and architectural work. Miron Construction of Fox Crossing will be the general contractor.
Oshkosh Corp. last month agreed to buy 35 acres of Lakeshore Golf Course. The City of Oshkosh is selling the land to the company for $3.5 million. The city's plan includes spending about $7.2 million on infrastructure improvements in the area. In addition, the city plans to give Oshkosh Corporation $6 million in tax breaks over 12 years.
Oshkosh Corp. said it had been looking for a place to build its new headquarters for several months. City leaders have said they expect the new headquarters to create at least 200 jobs and save even more.
Construction on the new headquarters is expected to start in the spring. The facility is expected to be finished by the end of 2019.