Why West Allis


In case you haven't already heard, West Allis is the place to be!

A great location, diverse community, exciting opportunities, and a city government who will partner with you along the way. Find out why West Allis is right for your business!

location, location, location

If location is everything, West Allis delivers. Centrally positioned between downtown Milwaukee's urban center and destination Lake Country region, West Allis invites residents and visitors to explore the best of the suburbs and city within our 11 square miles.

A new Energy

West Allis is transforming, be part of the change! West Allis is one of the region's most diverse suburbs, with a wide variety of exciting new businesses making West Allis the new hotspot for everything from food and beer to fitness and vintage clothing. Check out Eat West Allis and the restaurants making West Allis a foodie destination. 

West Allis is also known for its incredible array of events that bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Downtown's famous A La Carte, Food Truck Fridays at the Farmer's Market, the iconic Wisconsin State Fair - West Allis is home to events big and small that bring excitement year-round. Check out all that is happening on the City's events page

Unparalleled Support for Businesses

West Allis' devotion to helping small businesses is second to none. Our Economic Development team goes above and beyond, taking a personalized interest and approach when working with businesses. We are here for you every step of the way and will make sure you have the support you need as you find your dream location, navigate necessary approvals, and grow your business.

The City of West Allis also has the financial tools to help. Our suite of grants, loans, and other financing options are designed to help businesses grow with West Allis and brings our support for businesses to the next level. Check out our resources page for more information


Don't just take it from us! Hear from other businesses that came before you about their experience and why they chose West Allis.