Articles tagged with 'Development'

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Legacy Lofts will transform old Blommer Ice Cream factory into apartments

Published Nov. 8, 2017

Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 8 at for the new Legacy Lofts project, 1500 W. North Ave. The former Blommer Ice Cream factory - and an adjacent lot - will be transformed into 64 units of mixed-income housing and retail.

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Manpower CEO trumpets "America's Best-Kept Secret" via HuffPost

Published Oct. 6, 2017

As I always say, a city is only as good as the stories it tells. And, yesterday, the Chairman of Manpower continued to tell the Milwaukee story on a national platform with a piece titled "The Rise And Rise Of America's Best-Kept Secret." Read it here.

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What should replace the old John Hawks Pub?

Published Oct. 6, 2017

Nearly one year ago today, after 45 years in Milwaukee, John Hawk's - a Downtown Milwaukee pub that sits on the Riverwalk - closed its doors and has been vacant ever since. What's next? Or, what should be next?

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Hey Amazon, you should choose Milwaukee!

Published Sept. 13, 2017

Amazon's announcement that it is building a second corporate headquarters has created a mad dash from cities vying to land the online retailer. While there are many great urban destinations for Amazon, Milwaukee would be the perfect fit.

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6 views of The Quin apartments coming to Walker's Point

Published Aug. 14, 2017

Pittsburgh-based developer Linden Street Partners - which also has offices in Santa Ana, California - will break ground on The Quin Apartments, its first Milwaukee project, on Tuesday, Aug. 29, on the northeast corner of South 2nd and West Florida Streets.

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I'm calling it: Milwaukee's officially over its inferiority complex

Published Aug. 1, 2017

I'm here today to tell you that our city is officially over its inferiority complex. It's official: More people than not believe in what Milwaukee is and can do as opposed to what it's not or can't do. Milwaukee's inferiority complex is over.

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Joseph Weirick: A tribute from his son

Published July 26, 2017

On Sunday, Milwaukee real estate executive Joseph Weirick died at the age of 58. His son, David, and wrote the following tribute.

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Summerfest 50 is done, but the three Ds ruled

Published July 10, 2017

Complain as you will about the crowds, construction and whatnot, but those things add to what our Downtown area has worked so hard to get: density, discovery and diversity. Let's explore these important traits as they related to the Big Gig.

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Cognizant collisions create community in growing Downtown

Published April 27, 2017

Development is everywhere in Downtown Milwaukee, and everywhere developers want to create gravity. Right? This means creating destinations that attract people and create new energetic places. If you create a new center of gravity, you get more business and attention.