First Business

May 23, 2013

Manufacturer moves into Janesville Innovation Center

Simply Solutions, a company that makes lubricants for personal and medical uses such as catheterizations and ultrasounds, has become the first manufacturing tenant of Janesville's Innovation Center, where companies can lease office and manufacturing …
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May 23, 2013

Milwaukee Brewers mascot gets own themed beer

Bernie Brewer now has a namesake beer.Fans overwhelming voted for ;;;Bernie;;;s Barrelman Ale,;;; a name inspired by the Milwaukee Brewers mascot, in an online contest to dub a new beer created in partnership between the baseball club and Jacob …
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May 23, 2013

Ministry Health Care cuts hundreds of jobs

Milwaukee-based Ministry Health Care, which operates hospitals in Marshfield, Stevens Point, Oshkosh, Appleton and the Wausau area among its 15 hospital locations, said it will lay off the equivalent of up to 250 full-time positions because of …
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May 23, 2013

Northwestern Mutual gives more than $330,000 to higher ed in Wisconsin

Northwestern Mutual, through its foundation, is giving 12 grants totaling $336,000 to Wisconsin colleges and universities.The grants support scholarship opportunities and fund specialized programs in areas such as information technology.The 10 …
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May 23, 2013

Owner of channels 18, 24 might be eyeing Fox 6

The company that owns WITI-TV (Channel 6) in Milwaukee is for sale and the owner of Milwaukee channels 18 and 24 could be the buyer.As I reported earlier, private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has placed its Local TV LLC business on the …
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May 23, 2013

Palermo cited by OSHA; employee loses 3 fingers in work accident

Palermo Villa Inc. faces $38,500 in proposed fines from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for seven ;;;serious;;; violations and one ;;;other-than-serious;;; infraction, mainly dealing with operating procedures for the Milwaukee …
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May 22, 2013

Dalys Pen Shop to close Grand Avenue shop due to lack of retailers

Dalys Pen Shop is moving out of the Shops of Grand Avenue;;;s Plankinton Arcade by the end of the year because, owner Brad Bodart said, the startups the mall owner moved into the space don;;;t generate any foot traffic.The Plankinton Arcade is on …
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May 22, 2013

From the ICSC: Brookfield Square still not confirming expansion plans

The owner of Brookfield Square still isn;;;t confirming a plan to add 20,000 to 70,000 square feet at the mall, but a spokeswoman said the mall is at the kind of occupancy rate that has prompted expansions at other properties.Katie Reinsmidt, a …
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May 22, 2013

From the ICSC: Larry Kilduff talks about Milwaukee retail market (Video)

There has been a lot of talk at the International Council of Shopping Centers convention this week in Las Vegas about the large amount of retail development that is planned for southeastern Wisconsin over the next several years.From the The Mayfair …
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May 22, 2013

From the ICSC: Scenes from the convention floor: Slideshow

Participants at the International Council of Shopping Centers convention this week in Las Vegas include dozens of Milwaukee-area brokers, developers, builders and other professionals.The attendees keep busy during the day with meetings and deals, …
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May 22, 2013

Kohl's Cares donates $1.5 million to Children's Hospital

Kohl's Cares, the philanthropic arm of Menomonee Falls-based Kohl's Corp., has donated $1.5 million to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Wauwatosa.The money will fund the Kohl's Cares Grow Safe & Healthy program, which is designed to make …
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May 22, 2013

Marquette promotes university architect Ganey

Marquette University has promoted Tom Ganey to vice president of planning in addition to his current role as university architect.For the past 20 years, Ganey has served in various leadership roles including project manager, assistant director of …
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