First Business

October 11, 2013

Royal Paper Corp. lease fills Zilber spec building in New Berlin

Royal Paper Corp. is moving its Midwest office from Waukesha to a Zilber Property Group building in New Berlin after signing a 28,312-square-foot lease.Royal Paper, based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., is moving its Midwest office to New Berlin for …
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October 11, 2013

Wisconsin crowdfunding bill raises concerns

Much of the news coverage of a Wisconsin proposal reforming state securities law has focused on the creation of an online equity crowdfunding mechanism, but the bill also lowers the threshold of qualifying as an accredited investor ;;; and that has …
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October 10, 2013

Anodyne Coffee celebrates new cafe, roasting facility

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. is now fully moved into its new headquarters in Walker;;;s Point, and it;;;s holding a grand opening celebration Oct. 18.The company opened the cafe at 224 W. Bruce St., Milwaukee, about two weeks ago, and last week it …
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October 10, 2013

Brookfield seeks to downsize Phelan-WiRED apartment project

Phelan Development and WiRED Properties are responding to a request from Brookfield;;;s Plan Commission to downsize a project with 96 apartments proposed in three buildings near Brookfield East High School.The developers;;; estimated $9.6 million …
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October 10, 2013

Cambridge Major buys $1.3M property adjacent to Germantown HQ

Cambridge Major Laboratories Inc. has purchased 3.1 acres adjacent to its Germantown headquarters, in a deal valued at $1.3 million, according to state documents.Cambridge Major purchased the property from Ubert Investments LLC of Germantown, …
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October 10, 2013

Clarion Partners exits local industrial market with $20.5M sale

Biynah Industrial Partners LLC of Minneapolis has paid $20.5 million for five industrial buildings in Milwaukee, Franklin and Pewaukee, according to Colliers International/Wisconsin.The seller is Clarion Partners, of New York, which has officially …
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October 10, 2013

Hard Rock signed on as Kenosha casino developer and manager

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin has signed the development arm of Hard Rock Cafe International Inc. as the developer and manager of the tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha, according to a source who wished to be unnamed.Hard Rock is owned by …
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October 10, 2013

Milwaukee water utility partners with startup H2Oscore

Milwaukee startup H2Oscore is bringing its online water usage data tracker to Milwaukee-area residents in a partnership with Milwaukee Water Works, the city;;;s drinking water utility.H2Oscore already has similar deals with Waukesha, Grafton and a …
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October 10, 2013

Sheriff's sale of foreclosed Northridge Mall won't happen until spring

Bill Penzey will have to wait until at least spring for his chance to bid on the former Northridge Mall.A Milwaukee County judge officially entered a foreclosure order for the property on Milwaukee;;;s far northwest side on Sept. 27. She ordered a …
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October 10, 2013

Wisconsin Assembly passes equity crowdfunding bill

The Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill to allow investing in companies through online crowdfunding campaigns.The Business Journal reported in August that state legislators planned to introduce the bill, joining states like Georgia and …
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October 10, 2013

Wisconsin Builders Association taps Waukesha museum's Villegas as lead exec

Kirsten Lee Villegas has left her position as president and chief executive officer of the Waukesha County Museum to become the new state executive officer of the Wisconsin Builders Association in Madison.Villegas, who becomes the WBA's first female …
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October 10, 2013

Wisconsin's first Cheddar's Casual Cafe opening in Pleasant Prairie

The state of Wisconsin;;;s first Cheddar;;;s Casual Cafe will open Monday in Pleasant Prairie, according to a news release.The 8,000-square-foot restaurant at 10366 77th St., near the Shoppes at Prairie Ridge, is part of a chain based in Irving, …
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