March 02, 2012

Deputy city comptroller nominated to be county budget director

City of Milwaukee deputy comptroller Craig Kammholz has been appointed to become Milwaukee Countys budget director.Kammholz has 15 years of experience in government financing and played key roles analyzing city of Milwaukees affairs under …
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March 02, 2012

Video: Milwaukee Auto Show brings window shoppers to car dealers

The Greater Milwaukee Auto Show may feature Indy racers, a Transformer and $4 million rarities of the road, but the event primarily serves as the largest car showroom in southeast Wisconsin.Only 5 to 10 percent of attendees come from outside of a …
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March 02, 2012

Slideshow: Auto Show rolls into Milwaukee

Attendance at the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show, which opened on Feb. 25, is tracking about 10 percent higher than last year.The Auto Show, which runs until March 4 in the Frontier Airlines Center, is a sort of unofficial kickoff to the new car sales …
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March 01, 2012

Merger of Shopko, Pamida completed

Shopko Stores Operating Co. LLC said Thursday that the merger of the Shopko and Pamida retail chains has been completed.The combination of the two department store chains, which were both controlled by Boca Raton, Fla., private equity firm Sun …
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March 01, 2012

Milwaukee alderman pursues DCD's documents on Kohl's Corp.

Milwaukee Ald. Robert Bauman is asking the Department of City Development to hand over all documents related to their efforts to attract Kohls Corp. to a site in the Park East corridor.The Common Council resolution, which was introduced this week, …
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March 01, 2012

Marcus to be major sponsor of Indy race at Milwaukee Mile

Marcus Hotels & Resorts has agreed to become the first major sponsor of the new Milwaukee IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile in June.Andretti Sports Marketing Wisconsin, led by IndyCar team owner Michael Andretti, announced several weeks ago that it …
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March 01, 2012

Frontier CEO 'comfortable' focusing on Denver, not Milwaukee

Frontier Airlines has been slashing service at its secondary hubs in Milwaukee and Kansas City as it shifts its focus to Denver, where the airline got its start.The move sits well with Frontiers new CEO David Siegel, who said in a conference call …
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March 01, 2012

M7 says it created 799 jobs in 2011

The Milwaukee 7 regional economic development group takes credit for creating 799 jobs in 2011 and is working with prospects that would add up to 7,100 more jobs in the region.Those figures were included in an update Thursday to business, government …
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March 01, 2012

Frontier Airlines’ Q4 revenue climbs nearly 9 percent

Frontier Airlines fourth-quarter 2011 revenue rose 8.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, and the carrier swung to an adjusted pre-tax profit, parent company Republic Airways Holdings Inc. reported.For the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, …
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March 01, 2012

Abele names Channel 12's Conway to communications post

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has named Brendan Conway as his new director of communications. Conway spent the past eight and a half years as a news reporter at WISN-TV (Channel 12) in Milwaukee.Conway brings 14 years of news reporting …
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March 01, 2012

CRE Guide: People In The News - Josh Skogham

Josh Skogman has been promoted to operating group quality director at Mortenson Construction. In his new role, Skogman will provide leadership in the development and implementation of the companywide quality management program. He joined Mortenson …
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