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Appleton, Fox Cities, Green Bay & Oshkosh:​

Nestled in Central Wisconsin, Appleton sits at the center of the Fox Cities region and is home to a Beacon developer workspace downtown on College Avenue. It has been named one of the best places to live and one of the most affordable cities to live in by publications like Time and livability.com.

Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh have been named in the top 20 overlooked dream cities to live in the Midwest by goodcall.com.

Oshkosh has been ranked in the Top 10 Cities for Working Parents by SmartAsset and Top 10 Under-The-Radar Cities with Great Tech Career Opportunities by ZipRecruiter.

Highlights from our perspective include:

Outdoors:

  • Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve
  • Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
  • Glatz Nature Conservancy
  • Local Lakes, Fox Trot Trail, Trestle Trail, Fox River Trail
  • High Cliff State Park & Numerous City Parks
  • Snowmobiling Trails
  • Local pools
  • Sherwood Splash Pad
  • Pollock Community Water Park
  • Heritage Hill
  • Bay Beach

Sports, Music and Arts:

  • Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
  • Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
  • Trout Museum of Art
  • The Weidner Center
  • Oshkosh Grand Opera House
  • Comedy Clubs – various in Fox Cities
  • Mile of Music Festival
  • Octoberfest
  • Lambeau Field & Packers Hall of Fame

Education & Museums:

  • History Museum at The Castle
  • Paper Discovery Center
  • Hearthstone Museum
  • Building for Kids
  • Barlow Planetarium
  • EAA AirVenture
  • Paine Arts Center & Gardens
  • Oshkosh Public Museum
  • UW-Oshkosh
  • UW-Green Bay
  • UW-Fox Valley
  • St. Norbert College
  • Lawrence University
  • Fox Valley Technical College

Shopping & Nightlife:

  • Downtown Farm Markets
  • Downtown Boutique Shops
  • Fox River Mall
  • Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh

Madison:

The state capitol of Wisconsin, Madison, has the amenities of a big city with the feel of a mid- size town. Beacon is proud to have its headquarters in Madison. The city can often be found featured in “Best of Lists.” Some recent listing include: Fittest City in America, Top 100 Best Places to Live, Best Parks, Best City for Recent College Grads, Top 20 Tech Towns, and Fastest Growing Tech Hubs in the Country from publications and organizations such as FitBit, livability.com, U.S. News & World Report, Business Insider, CompTIA, and CBRE.

Highlights from our perspective include:

Outdoors:

  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
  • Lake Mendota & Lake Monona
  • Pheasant Branch Conservancy
  • State & City Parks
  • Allen Centennial Garden
  • Capital City Trail
  • Memorial Union Terrace
  • Dane County Farmers Market

Sports, Music and Art:

  • Chasen Museum of Art
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
  • University of Wisconsin Sports
  • Madison Mallards
  • Madison Capitols
  • Overture Center for the Arts
  • Bartell Theatre
  • Madison Orpheum, The Sylvee, Majestic, Barrymore, High Noon Saloon
  • Bratfest
  • Concerts on the Square

Education & Museums:

  • Wisconsin State Capitol
  • Madison Children’s Museum
  • Henry Villas Zoo
  • Wisconsin Veterans Museum
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • UW-Madison
  • Edgewood College
  • Madison Area Technical College

Shopping & Nightlife:

  • State Street
  • Local Breweries
  • Great Taste of the Midwest
  • Yum Yum Fest
  • Taste of Madison

Milwaukee:​

As Wisconsin’s largest and most visited city, it makes perfect sense for us to have a team based in this market located on Lake Michigan’s southwestern shore. Some recent accolades that Milwaukee can boast include being named “Midwest’s Coolest (and Most Underrated) City,” a “Best Place to Live,” and “Top City for Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups” from publications like Vogue, U.S. News and World Report, and business.org.

Highlights from our perspective include:

Outdoors Love:

  • Milwaukee RiverWalk
  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes)
  • Lakeshore State Park
  • City Parks
  • Bradford Beach
  • Lakefront Trail

Sports, Music and Art:

  • Lynden Sculpture Museum
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Summerfest and Festivals at Henry Maier Festival Grounds
  • Milwaukee Brewers and Miller Park
  • Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum
  • The Pabst Theater, The Riverside, The Rave/Eagles Ballroom

Education & Museums:

  • Milwaukee County Zoo
  • Discovery World
  • Grohmann Museum
  • Manfred Olson Planetarium
  • Betty Brinn’s Children’s Museum
  • North Point Lighthouse Museum
  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes)
  • UW-Milwaukee
  • Marquette University
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering

Shopping & Nightlife:

  • Historic Third Ward
  • Local Breweries
  • Milwaukee Public Market
  • Potawatomi Casino and Hotel