May 22, 2012

Waterstone getting better but still challenged

The parent company of WaterStone Bank posted its best quarterly financial results since the second quarter of 2009 but will remain under a regulatory order to improve due to elevated levels of nonperforming loans, president and CEO Doug Gordon said …
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May 22, 2012

Barrett attacks Walker as anti-Milwaukee

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett criticized Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday for anti-Milwaukee statements and campaign commercials which drew a response from the Walker camp that Barrett is guilty of attempts at distraction and dishonesty.Barrett made his …
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May 22, 2012

Pilot program to train unemployed to start in June

A state pilot program offering job training and $75 weekly stipends to people on unemployment insurance will begin in June in southeast Wisconsin and be operated by UMOS Inc. and Racine County.State officials in March approved the program sponsored …
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May 22, 2012

General Mills cutting 850 jobs

General Mills Inc. said Tuesday it is eliminating 850 jobs worldwide in an effort to cut costs.Golden Valley, Minn.-based General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said in a news release the move will cost $109 million, with most of that being recorded in the …
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May 22, 2012

Channels 18, 24 station move in Milwaukee endorsed

The MY 24 and CW 18 television stations planned move to Milwaukees northwest side gained an early endorsement Monday from the citys Plan Commission.The stations plan to buy the building at 11520 W. Calumet Road and move their operations from a …
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May 22, 2012

CRE Guide: Community Spotlight - Waukesha

Work to clear the site for a new Woodmans Food Market is under way, while construction has begun on a new multi-tenant building at The Shoppes at Fox River development, marking two new retail projects in the city of Waukesha.Janesville-based …
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May 21, 2012

Apartments and renovated retail space considered for Prospect Mall

Milwaukee developers Robert Joseph and Robert Schmidt are exploring options for the former Prospect Mall in Milwaukee that include renovating it and building additional stories with apartments atop the building.Joseph, of Joseph Property Development …
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May 21, 2012

A nickname for the BMO Harris Bradley Center?

The Bradley Center has been known in Milwaukee sports circles by the nickname The BC after its initials, but what will sports fans call the new BMO Harris Bradley Center?The naming-rights announcement is significant for the Bradley Center, the …
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May 21, 2012

April home sales rise in Wisconsin, Milwaukee area

The number of home sales across the Milwaukee area jumped 39.8 percent in April, contributing to ongoing increase in the sales of existing homes across the state of Wisconsin, according to new data from the Wisconsin Realtors Association.Statewide, …
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May 21, 2012

Quest Specialty Chemicals names new CEO

Quest Specialty Chemicals of Menomonee Falls has named Doug Mattscheck as president and chief executive officer, effective May 29.Quest, which formulates and manufactures coatings for automotive aftermarket, architectural, industrial, and roofing …
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May 21, 2012

Culver's opening restaurant in South Carolina

The Culver's restaurant chain will open its first store on the East Coast with a location in Greenville, S.C., this summer.Culver Franchising System Inc. of Prairie du Sac said Monday it is also planning a location in Fort Mills, S.C., in 2013.The …
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May 21, 2012

Vollrath Co. buys Polar Ware/Stoelting

Food service equipment manufacturer Vollrath Co. LLC of Sheboygan said Monday that it has purchased Polar Ware Co., a Kiel manufacturer of products for food service and health care applications.Financial terms of the transaction were not …
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