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July 19, 2012

CRE Guide: People In The News - Lauren Silletti

Lauren SIlletti has been promoted to marketing services coordinator for the Milwaukee office of Opus Development Corp. She will develop and implement corporate marketing objectives and execute local office marketing initiatives, in addition to …
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July 18, 2012

Plexus 3Q profits up 18%

Plexus Corp. reported Wednesday that fiscal third-quarter profits increased 18 percent and business development continued to be strong.The Neenah-based contract manufacturer of electronics said net income for the quarter ended June 30 was $23.5 …
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July 18, 2012

Northwestern Mutual finances Maryland apartment project

Northwestern Mutual is financing a 538-unit apartment project that is part of the planned Downtown Crown development in Montgomery County, Md.Milwaukee-based NM is providing both equity and a construction financing and a permanent loan to the …
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July 18, 2012

FIS net income increases in 2Q

Fidelity National Information Services, which has major operations in metro Milwaukee, posted a net income of $150.6 million, or 50 cents per share, compared with $123.5 million, or 40 cents, a year earlier.The analysts average estimate for net …
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July 18, 2012

Kenosha's Teleflex OEM sold to Tecomet

A Pennsylvania supplier of medical devices used in critical care and surgery, Teleflex Inc., which has original equipment manufacturing headquarters in Kenosha, announced Wednesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its OEM …
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July 18, 2012

Walker appoints Zipperer, Murray

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced new appointments for his administration, naming Ryan Murray chief operating officer and deputy secretary of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and Rich Zipperer as deputy chief of staff and senior counsel …
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July 18, 2012

Farm Technology Days kicks off in Outagamie County

The 59th Wisconsin Farm Technology Days kicks off this week in Outagamie County featuring a range of exhibitors from machinery manufacturers to seed companies.
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July 18, 2012

Southridge announces new tenants

Southridge Mall in Greendale has announced three new stores as it continues its multimillion-dollar remodeling project: Bachrach, Crazy 8 and Journeys Kidz.
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July 18, 2012

Raising taxes on wealthy would cost 710,000 jobs, Ernst & Young study says

A new study by Ernst & Young concludes that increasing taxes on higher-income Americans will hurt economic growth and lead to 710,000 fewer jobs being created.
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July 18, 2012

CRE Guide: Take 5 - Matt Rinka

Matt Rinka, principal of Rinka Chung Architecture Inc., designed the 30-story Moderne apartment high-rise under construction in Milwaukee and the planned 44-story The Couture on the citys lakefront, recently endorsed by Milwaukee County Executive …
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July 18, 2012

Ansay acquires Klein Insurance Group

Regional insurance and benefits company Ansay and Associates of Port Washington has acquired Madison-based Klein Insurance Group for an undisclosed price.
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July 18, 2012

Retailer hhgregg needs 180 employees for Milwaukee-area stores

Appliance and electronics retailer hhgregg said Tuesday that it needs to hire 180 employees to fill three new stores the chain is opening in the Milwaukee area this fall.
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