August 03, 2012

Milwaukee-area 2012 health costs increase at slowest pace in a decade

Milwaukee-area health plan costs increased an average of 5 percent to 7 percent in 2012, which is the lowest increase at least since 2003, when HCTrends began its annual surveys.The rough cost increase for companies and employees of 6 percent in …
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August 02, 2012

Dohmen acquires Reglera of Colorado

Dohmen Co., a Milwaukee-based provider of outsourced business services to the health industries, has acquired Reglera LLC, a provider of quality assurance and regulatory affairs consulting services to medical device and human cellular tissue …
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August 02, 2012

Bartolotta office move clears path for HSI apartment project

Bartolotta Restaurant Groups new downtown headquarters will be done by the end of August so the company can move out of a building in Wauwatosa that is to be demolished to make room for a $5 million apartment development.Bartolottas new location at …
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August 02, 2012

CRE Guide: People In The News - Shannon Midthun

Shannon Midthun has joined Mortenson Construction as a business development manager for the Wisconsin operations. In his new role, he will be responsible for position and sales efforts, and developing and maintaining a network with customers, …
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August 01, 2012

Frontier’s Milwaukee market share drops to just 6 percent

Frontier Airlines, once the top carrier at General Mitchell International Airport, had just 6.1 percent of the market share in June as the former Midwest Airlines continues to slash flights in Milwaukee.The decrease in market share comes as little …
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August 01, 2012

Sprecher Brewing finishes eighth in U.S. Open Beer Championship

Sprecher Brewing Co. led Wisconsin brewers at the 2012 U.S. Open Beer Championship, winning six medals and placing eighth overall in the competition.The Glendale-based brewer was the only Wisconsin brewery to crack the top-10, determined by how many …
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August 01, 2012

State Fair offers inventive new ways to cheat on your diet

Time to cheat on your diet and stop looking at calorie counts, because the Wisconsin State Fair starts Thursday.As usual, the fair offers a variety of new stick-related foods as well as (surprise surprise) some new alcohol options.Sprecher Brewing …
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August 01, 2012

Pleasant Prairie proposes $15M expansion to TIF

Pleasant Prairie officials have proposed $15 million in funds that would support improvements to LakeView Corporate Park and a planned Uline Inc. distribution center expected to eventually add up to 250 jobs.Ulines corporate campus in Pleasant …
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August 01, 2012

Roadrunner 2Q profits up 37%

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. said Wednesday that it posted higher second-quarter profit and revenue powered by both acquisitions and organic sales growth.Cudahy-based Roadrunner (NYSE: RRTS), a transportation and logistics services …
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August 01, 2012

Milwaukee City Hall inspection scheduled for mid-August

Inspectors will return to the exterior of Milwaukee City Hall again during the week of Aug. 13 to investigate additional problems with terra cotta sculptures.The inspection will last three to five days and could result in more closures on North …
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August 01, 2012

Harley-Davidson CFO upbeat about company's financial health

Harley-Davidson Inc. executives are upbeat about the companys health after six straight quarters of growth and an ongoing restructuring scheduled to finish next year, chief financial officer John Olin told me this afternoon.Harley-Davidson (NYSE: …
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August 01, 2012

Spike in region's gas prices expected

Gasoline price website operator GasBuddy is warning Wisconsin drivers that Midwest gasoline prices may spike over the next couple of days because of a pinch in supplies."I expect a majority of gas stations to have increased prices at least 10-35 …
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