Co-work Collaborate — Connect and Create at the new GEARS Center.

Entrepreneurs, innovators, remote workers, freelancers, independent contractors, tech workers, small businesses and others seeking a state-of-the-art work environment will have a new resource in Marathon County starting April 1, 2019, The GEARS Center powered by MCDEVCO.

  • Space includes private and semi-private offices, co-working areas, idea center, and available conference rooms.
  • Completely furnished and includes all internet, copier, mail delivery, 24 hour access, and more!
  • Memberships available for students through corporate.

This facility can be used as a regional training and support center for the development and demonstration of innovative solutions.

By 2040, forty percent of the U.S. will be self-employed as freelancers, independent contractors, and on-demand workers. Reports predict this could represent over one million workers. Per Co-working Resources, these centers became a global phenomenon around 2010, but in recent years, the industry has exploded. Co-working started in 2007 with 14 spaces. They are estimating 6,219 complexes across the U.S. by 2020. Serving as Marathon County’s economic development partner for the past 40 years, MCDEVCO’s vision is to create the future today for our workers and entrepreneurs throughout Marathon County.

J.F.K. said it best, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.”


Join us at MCDEVCO as we define what it means to co-work, collaborate, connect, and create the future today for our entrepreneurs and small businesses of Marathon County.

Choose the GEARS Membership that fits your business and/or life style.





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