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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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Hub640 at former Boston Store site joins growing art scene in downtown Milwaukee's Westown
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Hub640 at former Boston Store site joins growing art scene in downtown Milwaukee's Westown

The arts continue to grow on West Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Milwaukee as another mural was completed in the neighborhood. The latest is in the...

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Ballpark Commons owner countersues Routine Baseball over naming-rights dispute
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Ballpark Commons owner countersues Routine Baseball over naming-rights dispute

The owner of the Ballpark Commons development in Franklin and its naming-rights sponsor are feuding in court over multiple business arrangements,...

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Student housing, new stores coming to site across from Southridge Mall
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Student housing, new stores coming to site across from Southridge Mall

The private Martin Luther High School is somewhat tucked away next to a Walmart Supercenter on the shopping drag of South 76th Street in Greendale,...

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Michels Corp. secures hotel for $100M Harbor District development in Milwaukee
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Michels Corp. secures hotel for $100M Harbor District development in Milwaukee

Michels Corp. has secured a hotel operator for its $100 million River 1 development that is under construction in Milwaukee's Harbor District....

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State should approve request for sales tax vote
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State should approve request for sales tax vote

Milwaukee-area elected officials and business leaders are making another push to get state legislators to approve holding a referendum in April on...

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Funds for Boston Store demolition at Northridge Mall receive city approval
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Funds for Boston Store demolition at Northridge Mall receive city approval

Milwaukee will soon start removing asbestos and other hazardous materials from the former Boston Store connected to Northridge Mall to prepare for...

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Milwaukee officials back $4.5M incentive for Strauss move to Century City
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Milwaukee officials back $4.5M incentive for Strauss move to Century City

Milwaukee officials endorsed a $4.5 million incentive and $1 land sale for Strauss Brands LCC to move its headquarters to the Century City Business...

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Minnesota shoe retailer to open next week at Mayfair
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Minnesota shoe retailer to open next week at Mayfair

A new shoe store is scheduled to open next week at Mayfair mall in Wauwatosa. The Mayfair store will be Cottage Grove, Minnesota-based Tradehome...

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$5M city loan for Ikon hotel redevelopment advances after risk discussion
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$5M city loan for Ikon hotel redevelopment advances after risk discussion

Milwaukee elected officials discussed at length their willingness to accept a possible financial risk to promote development in low-income areas...

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Newly formed coalition, Imagine MKE, works to unite the society through arts and culture: Q&A
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Newly formed coalition, Imagine MKE, works to unite the society through arts and culture: Q&A

According to David Lee, the former executive director of Feeding Wisconsin, Milwaukee is the largest city in the United States without a local arts...

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Milwaukee business, nonprofit groups plan big community investment fund
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Milwaukee business, nonprofit groups plan big community investment fund

Some of Milwaukee's largest business and philanthropic organizations plan to create an investment fund to promote economic development and...

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Wangard's Walker's Point building restoration to create innovation hub
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Wangard's Walker's Point building restoration to create innovation hub

A 1928 Walker's Point knitting factory will be restored as an innovation hub for growing science and technology companies, and education space for...

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Northwestern Mutual's $103M purchase price of Tampa Bay apartment tower sets new record for city
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Northwestern Mutual's $103M purchase price of Tampa Bay apartment tower sets new record for city

Northwestern Mutual, the Milwaukee-based financial and life insurance management company, has made history in Tampa Bay, Florida. Northwestern...

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Bayshore redevelopment seeks 'careful balance' of tenants
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Bayshore redevelopment seeks 'careful balance' of tenants

About 11 miles northeast of Mayfair mall, work is scheduled to start this month on transforming the Bayshore shopping center in Glendale into a...

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Measuring up to Mayfair: Location, tenant mix help mall maintain its popularity
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Measuring up to Mayfair: Location, tenant mix help mall maintain its popularity

When Vern Ticknor decided to expand his Ohio-based business west of its home state, he considered locations in Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin....

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Right turn to retail: Milwaukee to review two proposals to vacate streets
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Right turn to retail: Milwaukee to review two proposals to vacate streets

Milwaukee officials this month are considering selling off two sections of street - one for an estimated six-story apartment building in Walker's...

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What makes Mayfair work as a retail mall?
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What makes Mayfair work as a retail mall?

Stephen Smith said he would have retired much earlier if he received a nickel for every time someone asked when Mayfair mall would bring back its...

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Streetcar's financing options limited locally, study finds
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Streetcar's financing options limited locally, study finds

Rob Henken said a Wisconsin Policy Forum study into how Milwaukee finances its streetcar system discovered a potential dilemma regarding the goal...

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Colorado developer 'impressed' with Oak Creek, plans two Howell Avenue projects
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Colorado developer 'impressed' with Oak Creek, plans two Howell Avenue projects

Colorado developer Bradbury Properties is planning two large developments along Howell Avenue in Oak Creek to make its entry into the Wisconsin...

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Kmart closure in Racine to result in 47 job losses
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Kmart closure in Racine to result in 47 job losses

The upcoming closure of Kmart in Racine will result in 47 job losses. The store at 5141 Douglas Ave. is one of four Kmart stores in Wisconsin...

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Racine could dedicate $19.2 million for home repair loans
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Racine could dedicate $19.2 million for home repair loans

Racine would raise more than $19.2 million in low-interest or forgivable loans for home repairs under a proposal Mayor Cory Mason's office aims to...

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BMO Tower's glass exterior done, builders busy on interior: Slideshow
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BMO Tower's glass exterior done, builders busy on interior: Slideshow

Crews are preparing the 28-foot-tall lobby for delivery and installation of Italian marble walls and floors. Cranes will be used this week to lift...

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UNTUCKit store planned for 3rd Ward seen as complementary neighbor
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UNTUCKit store planned for 3rd Ward seen as complementary neighbor

Retailer Untuckit LLC plans to make its Wisconsin debut at a building in Milwaukee's 3rd Ward that recently came under new ownership. New York...

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Milwaukee's Johnson's Park could be sold for redevelopment
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Milwaukee's Johnson's Park could be sold for redevelopment

The former Johnson's Park mini-golf and go-carting center on North 76th Street could be redeveloped into a new entertainment center and affordable...

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