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Developer Lavelle Young's work expresses value for community
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Developer Lavelle Young's work expresses value for community

The Milwaukee house where Lavelle Young grew up still stands across the street from the Martin Luther King Library he intends to redevelop. It was...

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Visit Milwaukee promotes Milwaukee neighborhoods to DNC guests
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Visit Milwaukee promotes Milwaukee neighborhoods to DNC guests

Longtime Milwaukeeans might not notice, but the city boasts a rich collection of distinct neighborhoods with businesses, destinations and...

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Zilber Family Foundation announces $3.5 million in grant awards
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Zilber Family Foundation announces $3.5 million in grant awards

The Zilber Family Foundation awarded $3.5 million to 18 Milwaukee nonprofit organizations, with a focus toward affordable and supportive housing....

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Brookfield tried for Milwaukee Tool's expansion, didn't have the land
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Brookfield tried for Milwaukee Tool's expansion, didn't have the land

Milwaukee Tool's plans for a large new campus in Menomonee Falls came together only after the company tried to secure enough land in the city of...

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Ascension Wisconsin micro-hospital to replace Barnes & Noble bookstore in Greenfield
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Ascension Wisconsin micro-hospital to replace Barnes & Noble bookstore in Greenfield

A small hospital and primary care clinic will replace the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Greenfield near Southridge Mall. Ascension Wisconsin...

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Real estate leaders gather at NAIOP, CARW event for vision of 2020
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Real estate leaders gather at NAIOP, CARW event for vision of 2020

Predictions at this year's real estate market update event leaned toward the positive for the Milwaukee area's office and industrial buildings. The...

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Joseph Property's historic rehab to bring more apartments near downtown Milwaukee
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Joseph Property's historic rehab to bring more apartments near downtown Milwaukee

Joseph Property Development is starting to restore an 1870s warehouse on South Second Street in Milwaukee into 40 apartments with new retail spaces...

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Milwaukee Tool to receive $1 land, tax rebates for 770-job Menomonee Falls campus
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Milwaukee Tool to receive $1 land, tax rebates for 770-job Menomonee Falls campus

Menomonee Falls officials on Thursday will vote on an incentive package for Milwaukee Tool's 770-job corporate campus that includes selling land...

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Milwaukee Tool to create 870 jobs, plans $100 Menomonee Falls campus investment
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Milwaukee Tool to create 870 jobs, plans $100 Menomonee Falls campus investment

Milwaukee Tool plans to create 870 jobs in Wisconsin and build a $100 million new campus in Menomonee Falls by 2025, further expanding its research...

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Milwaukee-area business and community leaders we lost in 2019: Year in Review
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Milwaukee-area business and community leaders we lost in 2019: Year in Review

Over the past 12 months, several business leaders, who were also leaders in the community through their time and financial support, have passed...

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CBRE Milwaukee office manager Armstrong leaves, search on for replacement
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CBRE Milwaukee office manager Armstrong leaves, search on for replacement

Kevin Armstrong, who had managed the Milwaukee office of CBRE since 2012, left the company on good terms and is now running his own real estate...

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American Family Insurance donation to Sherman Phoenix funds STEAM programming
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American Family Insurance donation to Sherman Phoenix funds STEAM programming

A $50,000 donation from American Family Insurance will support a "STEAM & Dream" program at the Sherman Phoenix. The entrepreneurial and wellness...

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See how much apartment renters in Milwaukee are spending compared with 49 other U.S. metros: Slideshow
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See how much apartment renters in Milwaukee are spending compared with 49 other U.S. metros: Slideshow

Rent prices in the Milwaukee metro have been pretty consistent within the past decade, according to a recent report from Zillow. Zillow looked at...

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MilwaukeeHome to close store at end of year
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MilwaukeeHome to close store at end of year

Apparel company MilwaukeeHome will close its retail store at the end of this year. The business announced the plan in a post on social media....

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Northwestern Mutual envisions mix of housing, entertainment in Oak Creek south of Ikea
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Northwestern Mutual envisions mix of housing, entertainment in Oak Creek south of Ikea

The land south of Ikea in Oak Creek secured a first big project this month with two hotels and a conference center, and owner Northwestern Mutual...

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Hotel, speculative industrial building percolating along I-94 in Oak Creek
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Hotel, speculative industrial building percolating along I-94 in Oak Creek

Oak Creek's Interstate 94 interchange at Ryan Road will see more new development in 2020 with planned construction of a hotel and continuing...

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Fuji Poke closes one location; Lou Malnati’s plans local expansion: Quick Bites
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Fuji Poke closes one location; Lou Malnati’s plans local expansion: Quick Bites

A poke restaurant by the owners of popular Japanese dining spot Fujiyama closed one of its locations. Fuji Poke opened at 1426 E. Brady St. and...

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American Family deserves credit for investing in city
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American Family deserves credit for investing in city

American Family Insurance could have located its new Milwaukee office in an existing downtown high-rise office building. Or the Madison insurance...

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Caitlin Cullen combines education, cooking at The Tandem
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Caitlin Cullen combines education, cooking at The Tandem

Caitlin Cullen hates answering why she moved to Milwaukee. A native of the Detroit area, Cullen previously taught high school English in Michigan,...

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Barrett administration, Milwaukee 7 went from confident to distraught as Strauss Brands project crashed: Documents
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Barrett administration, Milwaukee 7 went from confident to distraught as Strauss Brands project crashed: Documents

Internal emails show how confident Milwaukee city government officials and the Milwaukee 7 were about winning Milwaukee Common Council approvals...

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Statewide opportunity zone fund launched with $15 million goal
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Statewide opportunity zone fund launched with $15 million goal

A $15 million opportunity zone fund launched Thursday to invest money into companies and real estate development in low-income areas across...

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Strike Bridal Bar opens in Walker's Point
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Strike Bridal Bar opens in Walker's Point

A new bridal shop in the Walker's Point neighborhood of Milwaukee carries designs exclusive to the area, including a line by the store's owner....

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House of Harley-Davidson expands dealership with new warehouse space
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House of Harley-Davidson expands dealership with new warehouse space

House of Harley-Davidson at 6221 W. Layton Ave. in Greenfield is expanding its dealership with an additional 26,000 square feet of warehouse space....

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Software company NVISIA expanding into larger office in downtown Milwaukee
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Software company NVISIA expanding into larger office in downtown Milwaukee

NVISIA, a software development company with offices in Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago, is expanding its footprint in Milwaukee with a new office...

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Couture developer making progress on financing, but says it's not finalized
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Couture developer making progress on financing, but says it's not finalized

The Couture's developer Wednesday said it is making "good progress" toward financing the downtown Milwaukee apartment tower, but has nothing to...

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Good City's Katt, Ald. Johnson intervened on behalf of Strauss Brands: Documents
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Good City's Katt, Ald. Johnson intervened on behalf of Strauss Brands: Documents

As the proposal for a Strauss Brands plant at Milwaukee's Century City business park was getting butchered, Good City Brewing co-founder Dan Katt...

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Developers seek tax credits for hundreds of downtown Milwaukee affordable housing units
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Developers seek tax credits for hundreds of downtown Milwaukee affordable housing units

Multiple projects are contending for affordable housing tax credits with an ultimate goal of making downtown Milwaukee living accessible to more...

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Economic development exec Snyder denies opposing Strauss Brands move to Century City
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Economic development exec Snyder denies opposing Strauss Brands move to Century City

Howard Snyder, who built a career around redeveloping Milwaukee's near-northwest side, seems an unlikely culprit in the defeat of the Strauss...

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Milwaukee mass timber apartment building tops off in Walker's Point
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Milwaukee mass timber apartment building tops off in Walker's Point

Milwaukee developer Ann Pieper Eisenbrown topped off the city's first large apartment building with a mass timber structural skeleton. Manufactured...

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Milwaukee endorses $3.4M for Reed Street Yards, possibly to support Rite-Hite move
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Milwaukee endorses $3.4M for Reed Street Yards, possibly to support Rite-Hite move

Plans to open Reed Street Yards' remaining acres for future redevelopment, potentially by manufacturer Rite-Hite Holding Corp., advanced Tuesday...

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