Welcome to Franklin, Wisconsin!
The City of Franklin, Wisconsin is a growing suburban community of 33,000 in the Chicago-Milwaukee I-94 corridor, offering key advantages for businesses seeking a strong foundation for success and profitability. Situated in southwestern Milwaukee County within a metropolitan population of 1.5 million, Franklin provides a strategic business location within easy driving distance of Milwaukee to the north, a major airport to the east, Chicago to the south, and Madison to the west.
Designated by the Financial Times FDI magazine (April/May 2007) as a North American "City of the Future", Franklin participates in the Metropolitan Milwaukee Technology Zone, with high-speed fiber optic infrastructure, wireless internet service, and reliable and affordable electricity.
Recognized as one of the Top 100 "Best Places to Live" in America by Money
Magazine (August 2007), Franklin is the largest city in Wisconsin to attain more than 10% population growth since the 2000 census. The popularity of this
model Southeastern Wisconsin community is also evidenced by continuing consumer demand for new homes in the area.
Franklin, WI, is home to Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance and Harley Davidson. World-class facilities under construction in 2007 include the Phase II office complex on the Northwestern Mutual campus to accommodate an additional 1,100 employees, and the new six-story, state-of-the-art Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare medical center.
Convenient freeway access is provided by four interchanges for Interstate I-94, at the southeastern area of the City and running parallel to the City's eastern border. Transportation and logistics are facilitated by U.S. Highway 45; Wisconsin State Highways 36, 100, and 241 (South 27th Street); and Milwaukee County Highways A, BB, H, J, OO, U, and ZZ. Franklin is also served by eight freeway interchanges for I-43 and six interchanges for I-894, both running parallel to the City's northern border, two miles directly to the north.
Franklin offers high-quality local schools, both public and private, with average test scores that well exceed state and national averages. Franklin High School has been recognized for its near-perfect graduation rate, as more than 99% of students earn high school diplomas. Many graduates then continue their studies at 16 nearby colleges and universities.
With three local golf courses and more than 3,600 acres of land reserved for parks and recreation, Franklin provides an ideal setting for employers to recruit and retain well-qualified employees.
Cardinal Heights: An MLG Community
Nestled in the heart of Franklin, Cardinal Heights offers the calming solitude of nature with the ease of city living. Limited to just 21 carefully planned lots, Cardinal Heights provides the security of a private, close-knit community with city amenities nearby.
Many lots feature borders of mature maples and oaks, and the common area landscaping plan includes lush evergreen and deciduous foliage. This ample and natural flora will continue to attract and provide homes for Wisconsin’s native wildlife, including white-tailed deer, cardinals and robins. Cardinal Heights also boasts a natural pond, further contributing to its presence as a nature preserve within the city.
This may be one of your final opportunities to build the home of your dreams in the heart of Franklin – contact us today for site availability.
Hidden Oaks: An MLG Community
The nostalgia of the traditional suburban neighborhood is reborn in Hidden Oaks. Imagine your custom home nestled at the edge of Franklin’s cherished Fitzsimmons Woods, one of Milwaukee County’s last remaining natural treasures. A short walk from your front door will find you among grand aged oaks, century–old sugar maples, butternut, basswood, white elm, black cherry, green ash and increasingly rare beech trees.
Hidden Oaks also borders Oakwood Golf Course, offering golf enthusiasts lush fairways, firm greens and the longest course in the Milwaukee County Parks System. New retail developments, including abundant shopping and restaurant choices, are a mere 10 minutes away. Hidden Oaks is located seconds from 27th Street, enabling you to reach downtown Milwaukee or Lake Michigan in under 20 minutes. Come home to the sanctuary of Hidden Oaks…
For more information on activities in and around Franklin, Wisconsin, visit:
- City of Franklin, WI
- Milwaukee County, WI
- South Suburban Chamber of Commerce
- Franklin, WI Real Estate Summary on IDCide
- Franklin, WI on MuniNetGuide.com
- Franklin, WI on CityTownInfo.com
- Franklin, WI Google Earth Map
Franklin, WI Area Jobs on Career Builder
Franklin, WI Area Jobs on Yahoo HotJobs
- Franklin, Wisconsin on Wikipedia.com
- Franklin, Wisconsin on epodunk
- Franklin, WI on AskJeeves.com
- Cardinal Heights - Franklin
- Hidden Oaks - Franklin
- Red Wing Meadows - Franklin
- Yorkshire Grove - Franklin
- Franklin NOW
- Cardinal Heights - Franklin Residential Subdivision
- Visit Milwaukee
- Discover Milwaukee
- Summerfest: The World's Largest Music Festival
- Milwaukee County Zoo
- The State of Wisconsin
(This and more local information is available at or through the above sites.)
Welcome to Hidden Oaks
The nostalgia of the traditional suburban neighborhood is
reborn in Hidden Oaks. Imagine your custom home nestled at
the edge of Franklin’s cherished Fitzsimmons Woods, one of
Milwaukee County’s last remaining natural treasures. A short
walk from your front door will find you among grand aged
oaks, century–old sugar maples, butternut, basswood, white
elm, black cherry, green ash and increasingly rare beech
Hidden Oaks also borders Oakwood Golf Course, offering golf
enthusiasts lush fairways, firm greens and the longest
course in the Milwaukee County Parks System. New retail
developments, including abundant shopping and restaurant
choices, are a mere 10 minutes away. Hidden Oaks is located
seconds from 27th Street, enabling you to reach downtown
Milwaukee or Lake Michigan in under 20 minutes. Come home to
the sanctuary of Hidden Oaks…
Hidden Oaks Features
Hidden Oaks is a 54-lot residential
subdivision located in the City of Franklin. Positioned
adjacent to the Fitzsimmons Woods and Oakwood Golf Course,
Hidden Oaks was carefully planned to preserve and highlight
the area’s natural features. As you travel through the
subdivision you will discover that the community has
extensive landscaping, including tree-lined streets and
attractive wooded areas. In addition, architectural review
and protective covenants create a sense of cohesiveness
among the homes at Hidden Oaks and make this community a
beautiful place to live.
Hidden Oaks Location
Hidden Oaks is located on Oakwood, west of 27th St., in the City of Franklin.
During construction, use the following detour: Ryan Road to 31st St., turn south
on 31st and continue to the site.
Due to its proximity to downtown, the City of Franklin has become a bustling
business community and is home to major corporations. In addition, Franklin
residents enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities. The
community has three local golf courses and more than 3,600 acres of land
reserved for parks and recreation.
Franklin Homes, Properties and Special Feature Real Estate
It’s not surprising, then, that gated community homes and vacant lots including waterfront, golf course, retirement and other special features properties in and around Franklin, Wisconsin are highly prized and sell quick. Some of the Franklin area’s finest luxury and executive homes and frontage properties in a variety of attractive sizes and styles are likely available at the right price right now.
If you’re already picturing yourself owning prestigious Franklin, Wisconsin real property, you’re not alone. With MLG Communities properties, you'll find Franklin area homes or lots that are suited to your unique needs and desires. Keep in mind that, as you would expect, Franklin real estate is highly valued and available homes and properties go fast.
So, if you’re like many eager home buyers, you can easily understand why the prestige, security, pleasant surroundings and both present and future value of one-of-a-kind residential gated communities make MLG Communities properties especially attractive - and extremely competitive. In short, such real estate gems are likely to be available in the kind of setting and situation that could make you and your family comfortable, cozy and contented for a long time.
Whether your interest is a new family home, recreational land, construction lots, a second home, luxury homes/estates, pristine gated communities or other special-feature properties, you'll find Franklin, Wisconsin area real estate opportunities offered by MLG Communities the right fit, right now. Check out our model homes to see for yourself!
More About MLG Communities
MLG Communities has the expertise to guide you through the home purchasing process painlessly and profitably. We are proud and protective of our earned reputation for knowledgeable advice, enthusiastic service, creative marketing and professional networking. That’s why MLG Communities offers only the finest properties in the most attractive settings so you can feel at ease that your search will produce the right kind of solution for you.
Previous MLG Communities customers would tell you that we provide all of the specialized services you deserve: a strong work ethic, personal real estate expertise to help define your needs, help with selecting and securing standard financing for your purchase, special technology, constant communication throughout the transaction, and more. Our many years of experience in real estate, means we can provide guidance in all aspects of your search, no matter where it may lead - from existing homes for sale, properties for sale, lots, vacant land, new construction, 55-plus, gated and retirement communities, investment properties, waterfront, golf and recreational properties, golf course lots - all the way to luxury villas, estates and executive homes.
Recognized expertise, professionalism and commitment to customer satisfaction have made MLG Communities the choice of many previous home buyers. That’s because, as a real estate industry leader in the Franklin community, we take seriously our opportunity – and obligation – to educate our home-buying clients about the area and to help them conduct their search in complete confidence.
We understand that home buyers can find any real estate firm to handle their business. We think you’ll like the courtesy, professionalism, attention to detail and real estate savvy for which we’re known. Let MLG Communities help you discover your dream home in Franklin, Wisconsin! Contact MLG Communities today!
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