First Business

September 29, 2011

Milwaukee manufacturing sector on the rebound

Sixty-one of the nation's 100 biggest metropolitan areas, including Milwaukee, gained manufacturing jobs during the past year, according to new data.Based on new numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Milwaukee metro area posted the …
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September 29, 2011

Abele releases 2012 Milwaukee County budget

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Thursday proposed a 2012 budget that decreases spending by 5.6 percent and holds property tax collections at 2011 levels.As I developed this budget, everything was on the table except a property tax increase …
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September 29, 2011

Which Wisconsin colleges offer the biggest paydays?

So which Wisconsin colleges and universities provide the biggest paychecks after graduation?PayScale Inc. has the answers. The Seattle company, which surveys compensation, has ranked hundreds of schools by the median salaries of graduates when they …
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September 29, 2011

Wilbur Ross, Amalgamated Bank and southeast Wisconsin

The news this week that Amalgamated Bank is receiving a capital infusion of $100 million has two southeast Wisconsin connections Wilbur Ross/Talmer Bank and Trust and the Park Lafayette bankruptcy.Ross investment firm WL Ross & Co. is making one of …
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September 29, 2011

Northwestern Mutual to raze one of its downtown buildings

Northwestern Mutual has decided to raze one of its three downtown Milwaukee office buildings and is weighing options for replacing the space either downtown, at the companys suburban Franklin campus or a combination of the two.Northwestern Mutual …
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September 29, 2011

ManpowerGroup pilot project supports abused women

ManpowerGroup and Second Chance Employment Services, a nonprofit organization that helps battered and trafficked women re-enter the work force, launched a pilot project Friday designed to bridge Second Chance's programs with the network of services …
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September 29, 2011

CRE Guide: People In The News - Glenn Roby

Glenn Roby has been promoted to team leader-business environments at Kahler Slater, Milwaukee.
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September 28, 2011

Greendale doctor faces more charges

Dr. Arvind Ahuja, of Greendale, was indicted again by a federal grand jury that originally indicted in June on four counts of willfully filing materially false tax returns and four counts of failing to file Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial …
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September 28, 2011

Komisar Brady moving from downtown Milwaukee to Honey Creek

Accounting firm Komisar Brady & Co. LLP in early November will move from a downtown Milwaukee office it has occupied for more than 25 years to the Honey Creek Corporate Center.Komisar Bradys lease at 633 W. Wisconsin Ave. expires in January and the …
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September 28, 2011

Marquette neighborhood center awarded $1.5 million

The Marquette Neighborhood Health Center has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant to implement a nurse-midwife practice and develop a breast-feeding support program for underserved, urban, at-risk black women.The project, Marquette …
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September 28, 2011

Kohl's plans wind turbines on Menomonee Falls office

Kohls Corp. is seeking approval to build two wind turbines atop its large headquarters office in Menomonee Falls.The two, 4-kilowatt turbines would each be about 15 feet tall and would stand on the roof of Kohls headquarters. The company proposes …
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September 28, 2011

CBRE picks new manager for Wisconsin

Tim Brauer from CB Richard Ellis Inc.s Chicago office will become the companys Wisconsin market leader in Milwaukee, succeeding Max Rasansky.Rasansky has led the Milwaukee office since 2006, when CBRE bought The Polacheck Co. and changed the name of …
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