Oak Creek Highlights
CITY OF OAK CREEK, WISCONSIN with RE/MAX Newport RealtyFounded in 1955, the City of Oak Creek, Wisconsin is located along the western shore of Lake Michigan in the southeast corner of Milwaukee County and on the northern border of Racine County. With 28 square miles of area, Oak Creek enjoys and enviable location, not only as a part of the Milwaukee/Racine Metropolitan area, but also only 85 miles from the heart of Chicago via Interstate 94.
Oak Creek WI EcconomyOak Creek is one of the fastest growing cities in its general vicinity with population of 35,000 representing a 20% increase in only 5 years. Over the past 14 years Oak Creek has seen significant retail and industrial growth as well. The City is currently aggressively working on plans for redeveloping former industrial properties including the former Delphi Automotive plant and Lake Michigan Lakefront.
Convenient to General Mitchell International Airport, Bucyrus International announced in 2010 that it would move headquarters personnel from South Milwaukee to the former Headquarters of Midwest Airlines in Oak Creek. Caterpillar Inc. intends to locate the Caterpillar Mining world headquarters to Oak Creek as well following acquisition of Bucyrus International. The Oak Creek Power Plant is also located in Oak Creek, and the city also hosts a number of small companies, with interests ranging from engineering to agriculture. Such companies include Black Bear Bottling and the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists and Technicians.
Oak Creek WI Homes for SaleAs the largest locally owned and community grounded residential Real Estate office in Southeastern Wisconsin, RE/MAX Newport Realty offers fully trained agents that are completely aware of opportunities for existing and new housing in the Oak Creek area as well as opportunities for employment, education, medical care, and accommodation of any special interests. If you or anyone you know is contemplating a move to the Oak Creek area, or desirous of additional information, please contact us at any time.
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