Economic Development

Experience Hartland

A Great Place for Business

Along the tree lined streets of Hartland, you will find quaint and unique architecture set along the banks of the Bark River. Ample parking and a variety of shops and businesses make downtown Hartland a destination of choice. Hartland has a successful mix of industrial, manufacturing, commercial, and service businesses located within the village limits. Hartland offers a strong business climate with easy accessibility, top-notch business parks, superior municipal services, low tax rates, and a quality workforce that keeps us on the cutting edge of business development.

A Great Place to Live

With a current population of 9,124 Hartland offers top rated schools, beautiful homes, fine churches, tree lined streets, and spacious parks. The Bark River runs through the downtown, adding charm and an eco-friendly environment. It is a full-service village, offering the best in home town amenities with metropolitan conveniences. Hartland provides full-time police, fire protection, and emergency medical services. Hartland has enjoyed steady growth for the past 20 years and it continues to grow at expected population projections.

A Great Place for Recreation

Lake County area offers an abundance of year-round family fun. Hartland has something for everyone for outdoor activities with 85 acres of parks. The park system includes playground areas, baseball diamonds, picnic areas, natural ponds, football and soccer fields, walking trails, tennis courts, basketball courts, volley ball pits, picnic shelters, play equipment and the Nixon Park splash pad. Known for the Ice Age Trail, Hartland beckons pedestrians to walk or bike through the entire community. There are 12 lakes within 5 miles of Hartland along with many golf courses and parks.

A Great Location

The Village of Hartland is located 20 miles west of Milwaukee in Waukesha County. Hartland is the center of southeastern Wisconsin’s Lake Country. Just 5.2 square miles in size, it offers close proximity to Interstate 94 and State Highways 83 and 16. You will find it a perfect location in which to live or work, with all the amenities of a major metro area living in the heart of Lake Country.

A Great Downtown

To promote business development in downtown Hartland, the Village of Hartland approved the formation of the Hartland Business Improvement District in 2007. The BID provides services to over 150 businesses in the downtown area. The BID offers two successful matching grant programs to assist businesses with façade improvement grants and sign and awning grants. These programs create an added incentive for property and business owners to make visible changes that impact building facades. The programs goals are to enrich the overall appearance of the downtown.

Join in on the Success

The Village strives to retain existing businesses and continually promotes business growth to create new opportunities. Hartland has a mixture of retail, industrial, and commercial property for sale or lease at reasonable market rates and the BID maintains a listing of available property. If you are interested in opening a business in Hartland, contact the Village Administrator.