Madison Enterprise Center

Madison Enterprise Center (MEC) is a 1st stage business incubation initiative of Common Wealth Development made possible through a paternship with Madison Gas and Electric (MGE). 

What is Madison Enterprise Center?

Madison Enterprise Center (MEC) is a 1st stage business incubation initiative of Common Wealth Development that was launched in partnership with Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) in 1987. MEC offers office and light industrial business incubation spaces, in order to support start-up and expanding small businesses.

The Madison Enterprise Center offers an affordable rental rate and shared services including high-speed internet and video conferencing equipment. The on-site manager is available to provide business assistance and resource-matching services to connect tenants with existing business support programs.

How Does It Work?

Businesses may stay at the Madison Enterprise Center for 1-5 years (12-month leases, renewed annually). To qualify for acceptance into the Madison Enterprise Center, a business must be a for-profit company, produce a product or provide a service, and have the potential for future job creation. All applicants must prepare a business plan as part of the application package, which will be reviewed and evaluated by the Business Development Committee for final determination

For more information contact Brendan Vandenburg-Carroll, Business Development Coordinator

Via phone Cell: (608) 438-6804 Office:(608) 256-3527 x1564 or Email

Current Tenants


A SPACE Studio

A SPACE is intended to be an ever evolving space where creative persons of ALL kinds can come together to create for themselves and others. our motto is: A SPACE + to create + to inspire + to educate + to celebrate.



Atmospheric Floral

Atmospheric Floral is a Madison-based florist specializing in wedding flowers that also serves Milwaukee, Chicago, and beyond. We craft awe-inspiring florals authentic to our clients’ story.  Atmospheric Floral is the floral designer for anyone who understands how impactful flowers can be to the experience they’re curating for their guests.



Aurora Creative

Design. Market. Brand. 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.


Bernie & Zuzu

At bernie & zuzu, we create small batch, hand dyed and screen printed goods with a special emphasis on bold color, lively shapes, and playful patterns.


BWZ Architects

BWZ Architects

Architectural professional services firm.


Colleen Manner Design Studio

Colleen Manner Design Studio specializes in bringing brands to life through visual identity, product design and packaging across beauty, wellness, home, tech, food and beverage industries.



Organic Indian meal kits.


Not Your Angel Artistry

Not Your Angel Artistry is the online brand of Digital Illustrator, Alina Park. “Creating art that blends the soft feminine with the dark and ethereal.”


Lily Forest Designs

Lily Forest Designs is a wedding & event floral atelier set apart by their use of unique and novelty blooms designed in their tailored organic style.


MicroMyco Growers

Small scale urban mushroom farm. Part agriculture and part recycling program, MicroMyco focuses on locally produced waste to use as a nutritional base in the growing process. MicroMyco sells cultivated and foraged mushrooms to local restaurants and at local farmers markets. 


TacoCat Creations

We make cool stuff for cats and the people who love them! We’ve got catnip, catnip toys of all shapes and sizes, cat beds, bows and more! We also offer human stuff like buttons, pins, stickers, magnets and apparel!



Tori's Trinkets

Tori’s Trinkets is a Madison based small business, specializing in laser cut acrylic modern statement jewelry made with hypoallergenic materials. Healing your inner child one silly pair of earrings at a time.



T.L. Luke Art

Whimsically dark illustrated goods designed by a nice witch!


Potter's Fine Foods

Yips Snacks

Yips are freeze dried Greek yogurt chips made for on-the-go healthy snackers

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