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July 03, 2012

CRE Guide: Community Spotlight: Village of Pleasant Prairie

Pleasant Prairie village president John Steinbrink has seen a lot of changes in his 26 years of service to the Kenosha County community.Hes seen the growth of developments such as the LakeView Corporate Park off Interstate 94 and The Shoppes at …
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July 02, 2012

Clancy to retire as WTCS president

Dan Clancy has announced he plans to retire as president of the Wisconsin Technical College System Sept. 14, 2012, ending a 16-year tenure with the system.Clancy had served as president of the system for the past eight years. From 1996 to 2004, …
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July 02, 2012

UnitedHealth wins TriWest Healthcare appeal in $20.5 billion military deal

UnitedHealth Group Inc., one of the nations largest health insurers and parent of Wisconsin's largest HMO, UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin, is keeping a $20.5 billion military contract after the federal government denied an appeal from TriWest …
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July 02, 2012

U.S. Bancorp pays $55 million to settle overdraft lawsuits

U.S. Bancorp has become the 14th bank to settle lawsuits accusing them of excessive overdraft fees.Reuters reports that Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), the deposit market share leader in the seven-county Milwaukee area, agreed to pay $55 …
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July 02, 2012

Wisconsin shares in $3B GlaxoSmithKline settlement

GlaxoSmithKline said Monday it has reached an agreement with the U.S. government, multiple states including Wisconsin and the District of Columbia under which the pharmaceutical giant will pay $3 billion to settle federal government investigations …
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July 02, 2012

Modine hires executive from France's Valeo

Modine Manufacturing Co., a manufacturer of radiators and other thermal management products based in Racine, has hired a former executive of French automotive supplier Valeo to help manage Modine's European business.Modine (NYSE: MOD) said Monday …
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July 02, 2012

Preliminary approval granted for Grand Avenue foreclosure

A judge has given preliminary approval to the foreclosure of The Shops of Grand Avenue in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, transferring ownership of the struggling downtown mall to the bank.The mortgage holder, Wells Fargo Bank acting on behalf of …
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July 02, 2012

Wisconsin manufacturing groups awarded $1.4M

The Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing and Productivity Inc. in Madison has been awarded $1,295,943 and the Northwest Wisconsin Manufacturing Outreach Center has received $201,601 through the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program.The MEP …
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July 02, 2012

Milwaukee area office, retail and industrial markets improve

The Milwaukee industrial, office and retail real estate markets all showed improvement in the second quarter of 2012, with vacancy rates decreasing slightly for all three, according to Xceligent and the Commercial Association of Realtors …
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July 02, 2012

Nicolet neurodiagnostic business acquired

Natus Medical Inc. said Monday that it completed the previously announced acquisition of the Nicolet neurodiagnostic business from CareFusion. Natus funded the $58 million cash purchase price with existing cash and borrowings under its credit …
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July 02, 2012

American TV sells Pewaukee distribution center for $11.5 million

American TV & Appliance has sold its 288,000-square-foot Pewaukee distribution center to The Westmoreland Co. of Alabama for $11.5 million. Read about in reporter Sean Ryan's latest Real Estate Roundup on The Business Journal's CRE Guide website.
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July 02, 2012

Herbert V. Kohler Jr. talks golf, business on eve of U.S. Women's Open

"I'm not slowing up," Kohler Co. chief Herbert Kohler Jr. tells the Sheboygan Press in an interview before the U.S Women's Open is slated to play at Blackwolf Run, one of the Kohler-based company's championship-quality golf courses.
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