development

Dawn Hutchison-Weiss

Milwaukee continues to be ranked by various studies as one of the most, if not the most segregated city in the United States.

Kenosha Aggressive in Developing Chrysler, Other Sites

Aug 26, 2013
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In the last several years, our southern neighbors in the city of Kenosha have seen a healthy amount of commercial and industrial real estate development.

A developer announced plans on Wednesday for a new five-story building to be constructed in the "The Brewery " neighborhood. The Brewery - a mixed-use development - is located on the northern edge of downtown Milwaukee, on the grounds of the former Pabst Brewery.

Milwaukee’s skyline could have a distinct new feature in a few years: a 44-story tower. County Executive Chris Abele outlined the plans Wednesday. The building would be located across the street from Discovery World and the northern entrance to Summerfest. As WUWM’s Ann-Elise Henzl reports, the development would include hotel rooms and housing to meet what planners call a growing demand.

Metro Area Apartment Construction Booming

Aug 26, 2011

The economic downturn has hit the builders of homes and condominiums hard. Unemployment in the construction trades tops 25 percent. Still, one sector is hot. Large apartment complexes are taking shape, including on the metro Milwaukee landscape.