March 14, 2012

Novozymes plans to buy site in Milwaukee for potential expansion

Novozymes BioAg plans to buy a property that neighbors its Milwaukee facility so it has room to grow should the need for an expansion arise.The company at 3101 W. Custer Ave. has no immediate plans, but a neighboring 1.5-acre property facing North …
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March 14, 2012

Channel 12 hires McKee as 10 p.m. news anchor

Milwaukee ABC affiliate WISN-TV (Channel 12) said it has hired Craig McKee, who most recently was a weekend evening news anchor in San Diego, as the new co-anchor for WISNs 10 p.m. newscasts.McKee will begin providing live reports on Channel 12 the …
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March 14, 2012

CRE Guide: Take 5 - Julie Ledger

Julie Ledger took over the Milwaukee office of Opus Development Corp. about a year ago and is now juggling projects.Her office is working on an expansion of The Shoppes at Fox River in Waukesha and a potential new housing project in the Gallun …
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March 13, 2012

NCAA funds concussion research at Medical College of Wisconsin

The NCAA is providing $400,000 to a group of researchers to study the effects of head injuries in both contact and non-contact sports in athletes over the course of their college careers.The National Sport Concussion Outcomes Study Consortium will …
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March 13, 2012

Public Allies Milwaukee names new executive director

L.G. Shanklin-Flowers has taken over as executive director of Public Allies Milwaukee, effective March 1.Shanklin-Flowers is responsible for managing the sites operational, financial and program functions. She is also responsible for creating and …
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March 13, 2012

Super Steel donation to boost Waukesha West welding program

Super Steel LLC, which has experienced a major boost in business but often has struggled to find qualified employees to fill open jobs, including welders, is making donations of steel to Waukesha West High School that students can use for welding …
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March 13, 2012

Kohler acquires Brazilian generator manufacturer

Kohler Power Systems, a manufacturer and marketer of generators, automatic transfer switches and switchgear has acquired Maquigeral, a generator company with headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil.We were persuaded to invest in Brazil because of its …
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March 13, 2012

First Watch to open second area restaurant in Mequon

First Watch, a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant, said its Wisconsin franchisee will open its second Milwaukee-area restaurant this summer in Mequon.The restaurant will be owned and operated by VMB Sunrise Hospitality Inc., which consists of …
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March 13, 2012

Northwestern Mutual to serve as presenting sponsor of NCAA 'First Four'

Northwestern Mutual of Milwaukee becomes the NCAA's newest corporate partner during this year's men's basketball tournament, rolling out the firm's "largest marketing and advertising initiative" yet, according to the company's director of brand and …
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March 13, 2012

Marquette spends big on basketball program

Marquette University in Milwaukee consistently fields a competitive men's basketball team and has clearly performed among the best in its division the Big East as well as in the national rankings.That competitiveness, which resulted in a number 3 …
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March 13, 2012

Slideshow: Central City Business Award winners honored

Eleven southeast Wisconsin businesses and executives were honored Monday as part of The Business Journals Central City Business Awards. The awards recognize entrepreneurs and commercial enterprises whose contributions toward growth, expansion and …
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March 13, 2012

CRE Guide: Community Spotlight - West Allis

West Allis city officials expect to announce $100 million in private investment in commercial development this year, representing major growth in the Milwaukee County suburb.West Allis is experiencing a major renaissance in redevelopment, said John …
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