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April 16, 2021

ThedaCare Purchases Land & Building Adjacent to Encircle Campus

ThedaCare recently purchased land adjacent to ThedaCare Health Campus–Encircle.

APPLETON, Wis. – With the commitment to providing easy access to health care for the communities we serve, ThedaCare recently purchased land adjacent to ThedaCare Health Campus–Encircle.

As part of the ThedaCare mission of improving the health of the communities we serve, we continually monitor changing demographics and expectations, and watch for opportunities to prepare for responsible, sustainable growth. Future development of the region is expected north and northwest of Appleton, including shifts in residential populations from other parts of the region.

“We know that the Fox Cities is one of the state’s fastest growing areas with about 250,000 residents,” said Thomas Arquilla, ThedaCare Chief Strategy Officer. “The purchase of the land provides flexibility for future expansions on the ThedaCare Health Campus, based on growing and changing community needs and access to health care and well-being services.”

The 40-acre land purchase from Guardian Life includes the building at 2300 East Capitol Drive, Appleton. ThedaCare took possession on April 1, 2021, and now serves as property manager, with responsibility for all aspects of the land and building. Guardian Life is leasing the third floor of the building and we will explore other options for the building. 

About ThedaCare

For more than 110 years, ThedaCare® has been committed to improving the health of the communities it serves in northeast and central Wisconsin. The organization delivers care to more than 600,000 residents in 17 counties and employs approximately 7,000 health care professionals. ThedaCare has 180 points of care, including seven hospitals. As an organization committed to being a leader in Population Health, team members are dedicated to empowering people to live their best lives through easy access to individualized care, supporting each person’s own health and wellbeing. ThedaCare also partners with communities to understand unique needs, finding solutions together, and encouraging health awareness and action. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care

Network Member, giving specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a not-for-profit health system with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs, as well as primary care.

For more information, visit or follow ThedaCare on social media. Members of the media should call Cassandra Wallace, Public and Media Relations Consultant at 920.442.0328 or the ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah switchboard at 920.729.3100 and ask for the marketing person on call.