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Skechers shoe store planned in West Milwaukee
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Skechers shoe store planned in West Milwaukee

Footwear retailer Skechers U. S.A. Inc. proposed a new store for West Milwaukee. If the shop moves ahead, Skechers (NYSE: SKX) would open at 1740...

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Kroger rival Amazon plans to open new chain of grocery stores around the country
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Kroger rival Amazon plans to open new chain of grocery stores around the country

Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. is planning to add several retail grocery stores to its fast-growing roster of physical locations, stepping up...

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Luther Group buys office in Milwaukee County Research Park, seeking tenants
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Luther Group buys office in Milwaukee County Research Park, seeking tenants

An affiliate of Elm Grove-based Luther Group acquired an office building in the Milwaukee County Research Park, and plans upgrades as it seeks to...

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Bucks guard Pat Connaughton plans downtown apartment development
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Bucks guard Pat Connaughton plans downtown apartment development

A development firm led by Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton is proposing a four-story downtown apartment building that marks the first of what...

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Here are 25 big new commercial real estate developments now underway around the United States
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Here are 25 big new commercial real estate developments now underway around the United States

A Milwaukee high-rise currently under construction downtown is among 25 of the biggest new commercial real estate developments recently proposed or...

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11-story apartment project designs include Harbor District mural
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11-story apartment project designs include Harbor District mural

The developer of a proposed $41 million apartment building south of downtown Milwaukee said it could become the state's largest to use a type of...

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Wangard still interested in Freshwater Plaza land
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Wangard still interested in Freshwater Plaza land

Wangard Partners Inc. still is interested in pursuing new apartments offering lower-cost housing to Milwaukee teachers on a city-owned property...

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'Consistency, please' — The best and worst communities for real estate developers
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'Consistency, please' — The best and worst communities for real estate developers

Given the chance to share horror stories about dealing with local governments, developers don't spin tales of corruption, quid pro quos or anything...

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Whose responsibility is it to support diverse entrepreneurs?
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Whose responsibility is it to support diverse entrepreneurs?

Milwaukee is known as the home to incredible startups - companies that began decades ago as small enterprises and grew into iconic brands like...

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Deaths leave execs saddened, wondering who will step up
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Deaths leave execs saddened, wondering who will step up

It's been a rough year for Milwaukee's business community. Over the past 12 months, five business leaders, who were also leaders in the community...

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Schuster's redevelopment in Milwaukee's Bronzeville to cost $84M, include apartments
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Schuster's redevelopment in Milwaukee's Bronzeville to cost $84M, include apartments

The redevelopment of the long-closed Schuster's store in Milwaukee's Bronzeville area for the Medical College of Wisconsin and Greater Milwaukee...

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Von Maur plans second Wisconsin location at former Boston Store site
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Von Maur plans second Wisconsin location at former Boston Store site

Department store chain Von Maur is bringing its second Wisconsin location to a former Boston Store in Madison. Real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield...

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We all have a seat at the table – use yours to make an impact.
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We all have a seat at the table – use yours to make an impact.

As a reader of Milwaukee Business Journal, you may notice a few unexpected bylines on this column. There are very few circumstances where you'd see...

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Pick 'n Save parent Kroger laying off hundreds of store managers, report says
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Pick 'n Save parent Kroger laying off hundreds of store managers, report says

Kroger Co. is laying off hundreds of middle-management employees in an apparent move to cut costs. The Cincinnati Business Courier, a sister...

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Mayfair store operated by Forever 21 could close under bankruptcy plan
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Mayfair store operated by Forever 21 could close under bankruptcy plan

Forever 21 may close its Riley Rose store at Mayfair in Wauwatosa as part of the apparel chain's recent bankruptcy filing. The Los Angeles-based...

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Jerry Franke becomes Racine's interim development director
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Jerry Franke becomes Racine's interim development director

Jerry Franke, retired former executive at the real estate arm of WEC Energy Group, is stepping in as interim development director for Racine while...

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Milwaukee received no offers for contested Freshwater Plaza property
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Milwaukee received no offers for contested Freshwater Plaza property

The city of Milwaukee received no new offers for a property in the Harbor District on Monday after officials in June turned down a proposal by...

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DNR secretary Cole, Potawatomi's Crawford help celebrate Menomonee Valley revival: Slideshow
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DNR secretary Cole, Potawatomi's Crawford help celebrate Menomonee Valley revival: Slideshow

Community and business leaders, including Potawatomi attorney general Jeff Crawford and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources secretary Preston...

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Conversion of former MPS school into housing held
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Conversion of former MPS school into housing held

A Milwaukee developer's plan to convert the former Carleton School into 60 mixed-income apartments was held after neighbors raised concerns. The ...

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Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board creates online workforce resource center
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Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board creates online workforce resource center

The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board, one of the state's 11 regional boards established in 1998, created a new online...

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Mayfair Collection developer to raze building for new apartments, plans senior housing tower: Slideshow
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Mayfair Collection developer to raze building for new apartments, plans senior housing tower: Slideshow

The Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa could see construction start by early summer 2020 on about 440 new apartments, including an 11-story building...

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United We Stand: United Way brings employers, employees and the community together to improve the quality of life for everyone in the region
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United We Stand: United Way brings employers, employees and the community together to improve the quality of life for everyone in the region

At United Way, they know that change does not happen alone. United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County convenes resources, volunteers,...

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Investment fund an important move for city
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Investment fund an important move for city

After all the talk in recent years about how the development boom in downtown Milwaukee has not included surrounding city neighborhoods, it is...

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With Wahlburgers, The Corners of Brookfield approaches 80% occupancy
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With Wahlburgers, The Corners of Brookfield approaches 80% occupancy

The Corners retail complex in the town of Brookfield has leased more than 80% of its space, according to developer IM Properties. Marcus Corp., the...

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MLG Capital raises more than $100M for latest real estate fund
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MLG Capital raises more than $100M for latest real estate fund

MLG Capital recently surpassed $100 million in money raised for its newest real estate investment fund, and has lined up $280 million in purchases...

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Strauss, Amazon projects raise question of local competition
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Strauss, Amazon projects raise question of local competition

Elected officials struggle with the issue and it continues to crop up in southeast Wisconsin: How can a community compete for companies and jobs...

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Bader Philanthropies to add coffee shop, wellness center near King Drive HQ
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Bader Philanthropies to add coffee shop, wellness center near King Drive HQ

Bader Philanthropies Inc. will restore a vacant building next to its Milwaukee headquarters to house a coffee shop by the owner of City. Net Jazz...

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Kroger opens Mariano's-inspired store in base of downtown Cincinnati tower: Slideshow
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Kroger opens Mariano's-inspired store in base of downtown Cincinnati tower: Slideshow

Kroger Co., the parent of Pick 'n Save and Metro Market stores in Milwaukee, opened its first downtown store in a half-century on Wednesday,...

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Contractor Tim Michels on the 'cheesehead way,' attracting millennials and Elizabeth Warren: Q&A
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Contractor Tim Michels on the 'cheesehead way,' attracting millennials and Elizabeth Warren: Q&A

Although based in rural Wisconsin, Michels Corp. is one of the nation's largest utility contractors and could've chosen to expand in places like...

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State marketing lakefront property with vision of Milwaukee's tallest building: Slideshow
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State marketing lakefront property with vision of Milwaukee's tallest building: Slideshow

Conceptual renderings of a 50-story office tower in downtown Milwaukee - yes, it would be the city's tallest - were released Tuesday in the latest...

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