February 14, 2012

CRE Guide: Community Spotlight - Avenues West

Businesses and institutions are investing in the city of Milwaukees Avenues West neighborhood, but some leaders say additional change awaits improvements to North 27th Street.The neighborhood is bounded by Interstate 43 on the east, North 27th …
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February 13, 2012

Bauman calls for new police HQ, station along Wisconsin Ave.

Milwaukees downtown alderman is proposing the city build a new police administration building and first-district police station along West Wisconsin Avenue.Ald. Robert Bauman has submitted a resolution that would seek bids for a Milwaukee Police …
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February 13, 2012

Anthem launches deductible credit program

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is allowing eligible members who have not met their health insurance deductible in the preceding calendar year to receive a credit to apply to their deductible.Under the enhanced Deductible Credit Program, available …
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February 13, 2012

Frontier to cut 446 more jobs in Milwaukee

Frontier Airlines, which has been slashing flights at General Mitchell International Airport, plans to lay off 446 workers at its Milwaukee operations.The layoffs are expected to occur between April 15 and April 30, according to a notice filed …
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February 13, 2012

Milwaukee could hire consultant to study Northridge area

The Milwaukee Redevelopment Authority could spend up to $25,000 on a consultant study of the West Brown Deer Road corridor around the former Northridge Mall, according to a resolution the authority will discuss Thursday.The neighborhood has …
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February 13, 2012

Roell: Johnson Controls revenue could hit $60B in 5 years

After watching its business plummet in 2009 at the depth of the recession, Johnson Controls Inc. has rebounded strongly and could top $60 billion in annual revenue within five years at its current growth level, the companys top executive said.Our …
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February 13, 2012

Michels Corp. buys Gillen foundation construction division

Michels Corp. has bought the land-based contracting arm of Edward E. Gillen Co., which has fallen into financial trouble with BMO Harris Bank due to problems on a marina project in Chicago.The acquisition lets Michels Corp., Brownsville, expand into …
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February 13, 2012

Protest planned Monday outside Capital Grille

The womens rights group behind Milwaukees controversial sick pay referendum is helping organize a downtown protest Monday in front of Capital Grille as part of an effort to boost working conditions in the restaurant industry, according to a news …
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February 13, 2012

Slideshow: First jobs of our Forty under 40 winners

To see how our Forty under 40 winners got their start in the working world, we asked all of them to tell us what their first job was.The answers varied from playground leader to bus girl to delivering newspapers. It was clear that many of them were …
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February 12, 2012

Mequon investor buys West Bend Walgreens for $6.75 million

Mequon resident Marla Morris-Kennedy is a contemporary quilting artist, but shes also a sharp retail investor who bought a West Bend Walgreens for $6.75 million after selling two out-of-state stores to one of the largest real estate investment …
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February 12, 2012

Obama’s visit secures more attention for Master Lock

President Barack Obama will visit the central city Milwaukee factory of Master Lock Co. Feb. 15, bringing even more attention to the companys decision to bring back some work that it had shifted to overseas in order to cut costs.A White House …
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February 12, 2012

Milwaukee-area home sales jump 15 percent

Home sales increased 15.5 percent in the four-county Milwaukee metropolitan area in January compared with the same month of 2011, according the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors.The association said Friday that January marked the seventh …
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