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Milwaukee to seek housing developer for Bay View lot
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Milwaukee to seek housing developer for Bay View lot

The city of Milwaukee plans to seek a multifamily housing redevelopment on land at the north side of Bay View where recent projects have created...

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Macy's moves into new types of retail, including partnership with Thredup
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Macy's moves into new types of retail, including partnership with Thredup

Department store giant Macy's Inc. is piloting new types of retailing in some of its stores with the aim of drawing in more customers in a...

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Ikon Hotel in Milwaukee wins endorsement for $5M city loan
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Ikon Hotel in Milwaukee wins endorsement for $5M city loan

An unusual $5 million Milwaukee development loan was endorsed Thursday to support conversion of a vacant former department store in the central...

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Target 101: Might the retailer open a smaller-format store in Madison?
News 3 days ago
Target 101: Might the retailer open a smaller-format store in Madison?

It's back-to-school season for Target Corp., and not just when it comes to discounts. The Minneapolis-based retailer is putting a bullseye on...

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For Twin Cities ice cream shop, an expansion on store shelves means a shift to Wisconsin
News 4 days ago
For Twin Cities ice cream shop, an expansion on store shelves means a shift to Wisconsin

Izzy's Ice Cream is best known for its Twin Cities ice cream parlors selling cups and cones. But the company has big plans for grocery-store growth...

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Prominent Milwaukee real estate leader James Barry Jr. dies at age 85
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Prominent Milwaukee real estate leader James Barry Jr. dies at age 85

James Barry Jr., chairman of Milwaukee real estate firm The Barry Co. and a prominent area real estate industry leader, died Tuesday at age 85. The...

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IT firm's Midwest recruiting center to bring 145 jobs
News 4 days ago
IT firm's Midwest recruiting center to bring 145 jobs

TEKsystems Inc. picked downtown Milwaukee for its Midwest recruiting center, an office that will have up to 145 people rounding up talent for the...

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Ryan Braun, Christian Yelich from the Milwaukee Brewers invest in The Avenue
News 5 days ago
Ryan Braun, Christian Yelich from the Milwaukee Brewers invest in The Avenue

Milwaukee Brewers stars Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich are making "significant" investments into the ongoing redevelopment of the former Shops of...

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United Conveyor to create 50 jobs in Pleasant Prairie
News 6 days ago
United Conveyor to create 50 jobs in Pleasant Prairie

United Conveyor Corp. plans to have 50 workers in a new Pleasant Prairie manufacturing and shipping operation, and is one of three Illinois...

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TEKsystems to open downtown office in former Pabst warehouse
News 1 week ago
TEKsystems to open downtown office in former Pabst warehouse

TEKsystems Inc. is opening an office in downtown Milwaukee, a community the international software services company recently dubbed the "newest...

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West Allis hires Gensler to map Highway 100 redevelopment strategy
News 1 week ago
West Allis hires Gensler to map Highway 100 redevelopment strategy

West Allis by late October could have a new strategy to help Highway 100 recover from the loss of large stores such as Sam's Club and Pick 'n Save,...

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First look inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's $80M second hotel tower: Slideshow
News 1 week ago
First look inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's $80M second hotel tower: Slideshow

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino opened its much anticipated $80 million second hotel tower in the Menomonee Valley Thursday, which includes a 1,600...

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Grand Avenue's 'fish tank' entrance being demolished: Slideshow
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Grand Avenue's 'fish tank' entrance being demolished: Slideshow

Contractors this week are demolishing the tall glass vestibule at the Shops of Grand Avenue's main entrance, further stripping away its past as a...

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Cobalt withdraws big Bayside development plan
News 1 week ago
Cobalt withdraws big Bayside development plan

Cobalt Partners withdrew its latest application in Bayside for a 28-acre redevelopment that has faced opposition from village residents. That...

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3rd Ward building that was foreclosed five years ago sells for $16.4 million
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3rd Ward building that was foreclosed five years ago sells for $16.4 million

The historic office building at 241 N. Broadway in Milwaukee's 3rd Ward neighborhood sold for $16.36 million this week to Portland investor Felton...

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26 Sears, Kmart stores to close; more may follow
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26 Sears, Kmart stores to close; more may follow

Twenty-six more Sears and Kmart stores across the country and in Puerto Rico will close by the end of October, the companies' parent said Tuesday....

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Ikon hotel in central city could receive $5M more Milwaukee lending support
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Ikon hotel in central city could receive $5M more Milwaukee lending support

Plans to restore a vacant former Sears store in Milwaukee as a boutique hotel with co-working offices for local entrepreneurs could receive an...

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Bayside redevelopment stirs passionate response
News 1 week ago
Bayside redevelopment stirs passionate response

Cobalt Partners drew a crowd for an early August hearing on its modified plan for a major mixed-use redevelopment near Interstate 43 in Bayside....

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Walgreens says it will close 200 stores in the U.S.
News 1 week ago
Walgreens says it will close 200 stores in the U.S.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. said that it plans to close 200 stores in the United States. In a Tuesday filing with the Securities and Exchange...

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Cool Investment submits stalking-horse bid for Shopko properties
News 1 week ago
Cool Investment submits stalking-horse bid for Shopko properties

A $3.5 million stalking-horse bid for properties owned by Shopko Stores Operating Co. LLC was submitted by an Arizona firm. Real estate broker A&G...

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Chicago developer plans event hall, brewery on National Avenue in West Allis
News 2 weeks ago
Chicago developer plans event hall, brewery on National Avenue in West Allis

Chicago developer Baum Revision LLC could convert a historic industrial building into an event hall, brewery and food production facility under a...

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Sara Investment Real Estate buys Earth City, Missouri, office building for $8.5 million
News 2 weeks ago
Sara Investment Real Estate buys Earth City, Missouri, office building for $8.5 million

Sara Investment Real Estate has acquired an Earth City, Missouri, office building for $8.5 million, marking the Wisconsin-based firm's ninth deal...

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Milwaukee proposes improvements to public park next to new Bay View apartments
News 2 weeks ago
Milwaukee proposes improvements to public park next to new Bay View apartments

Milwaukee could invest $500,000 on a new playground and other improvements to Zillman Park next door to the Kinetik apartment development on the...

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Historic 3rd Ward office building sells for $4.5M
News 2 weeks ago
Historic 3rd Ward office building sells for $4.5M

An investor group bought its second historic office building in the 3rd Ward on Wednesday for $4.55 million, according to an announcement by...

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New West Allis hotel expected to open by Democratic National Convention
News 2 weeks ago
New West Allis hotel expected to open by Democratic National Convention

A local developer group intends to start construction in September on a Holiday Inn Express near Interstate 41 in West Allis and to have it open in...

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Sierra to open second Wisconsin store in Brookfield
News 2 weeks ago
Sierra to open second Wisconsin store in Brookfield

Off-price outdoor merchandise retailer Sierra is scheduled to open Aug. 10 in Brookfield. The store is part of The TJX Companies Inc., the same...

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Arepa’s Place, Orangetheory Fitness open at Brookfield Square
News 2 weeks ago
Arepa’s Place, Orangetheory Fitness open at Brookfield Square

A new food vendor and boutique gym are now open at Brookfield Square mall. Arepa's Place opened in late June at the mall's food court, serving...

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Kenosha could spend $63M around 1,000 proposed downtown housing units
News 2 weeks ago
Kenosha could spend $63M around 1,000 proposed downtown housing units

Kenosha could spend $63.3 million on a new downtown park, street improvements and parking structures to support more than 1,000 apartments proposed...

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Zilber Family Foundation awards more than $3 million in grants to local nonprofits
News 2 weeks ago
Zilber Family Foundation awards more than $3 million in grants to local nonprofits

The Zilber Family Foundation has awarded just over $3 million in grants to 24 Milwaukee nonprofits that mostly focus on providing affordable...

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One lease that's all: David Gruber explores office move for his personal-injury law firm
News 2 weeks ago
One lease that's all: David Gruber explores office move for his personal-injury law firm

Ubiquitous Milwaukee personal-injury attorney David Gruber is weighing office-space options for his 150-employee firm that has always been located...

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