A couple weeks ago, Milwaukee developer Josh Jeffers announced an ambitious plan to turn the sprawling former Horlick Malted Milk plant in Racine into a "town square,â€ with residential, commercial and retail developments. We went over for a closer look.
When future food magnate William Horlick came to the United States from England in 1869, he settled in Racine and built a malted milk empire. Now that complex, which closed in 1975, is being redeveloped.
Even as the coronavirus continues to do its damage to the economy, a couple development announcements have emerged to offer hope for the future.
So why is mass timber construction all the rage? And why are there two mass timber buildings in the heart of Downtown being planned, including one of the tallest in North America? We asked Tim Gokhman, managing director of New Land Enterprises, which is planning both structures.
No excuses. No "this is why we can't." No nothing. Straight up, now it's time to de-gray the Kilbourn Avenue tunnels, give them some color and splash creativity inside.
The mixed-use commercial building that Milwaukee-based real estate development and investment firm J. Jeffers & Co. announced last year for the northwest corner of Broadway and Clybourn, now has a name. Groundbreaking is set for April.
Wangard Partners, Inc. has announced plans for a new condominium development on the city's east side where Brady Street meets Water Street that calls for up to 250 units.
At a Nov. 26 open house, Milwaukee Public Library will offer an overview of the process and potential timeline for replacement of the Capitol Library. There will also be an update on the overall campaign with a slideshow of images of previous projects.
Greater Milwaukee has more robot-based jobs than any other city in the country. So, swipe that rust belt away and welcome to the Robot Belt.
Travel site TravelPulse toasts Milwaukee saying, "Milwaukee is genuinely one of the coolest cities in the country and people are finally getting it."
I've called it the best single-day event in Milwaukee. No other event activates, connects, invigorates and inspires Downtown like the Newaukee Night Market does. Last night, wow. The lines, the people, the weather. It was truly amazing. Here are eight tweets that really capture it.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Target plans to open another one of its smaller stores in the Logan Square neighborhood. This will be Target's 10th "small-format" store in Chicagoland. And I think Milwaukee needs one.
Milwaukee developer Joshua Jeffers purchased the former G-Daddy's BBC and Hotel Foster buildings at 2012-2028 E. North Ave., he confirmed to OnMilwaukee on Thursday, and intends to start redeveloping them this spring with hopes of catalyzing the ever-changing neighborhood.
Last summer, we took you inside the former Holton Street State Bank / Centro del Nino building (and its history) at 500 E. Center St. Now, a proposal would transform it into a 40-bed hostel by the end of the year.
Wheel & Sprocket announced on Tuesday it will move its largest bike store to Ballpark Commons, becoming the Franklin mixed-use development's first retail tenant. The Wisconsin bicycle chain will move its original Hales Corners store and lease 20,150 square feet of space.