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.
Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar, a Southern concept founded in Asheville, North Carolina, is slated to open its first Wisconsin location in the new Huron Building at 511 N. Broadway in Downtown Milwaukee.
Door County's Hacienda Beer Co. is aiming to open its taproom on Farwell and North by Memorial Day weekend and so crews are working hard to get the former G-Daddy's BBC space into shape by then. We went inside to see how it's progressing.
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.
The building - and the sign - are coming down. Time to document the site of lazy lunches and late-night debauchery.
Developer Josh Jeffers' new building planned for 511 N. Broadway has an anchor tenant. Law firm Husch Blackwell announced this morning that it has signed a letter of intent to lease more than 71,000 square feet on the top three stories of the nine-story building planned for the corner on Broadway and Clybourn for more than 15 years.
J. Jeffers and Co. -- which owns notable buildings like the Mackie and Marshall buildings -- today closed on the purchase of the former Matthew Keenan Residence, 777 N. Jefferson St. One tenant, Dino's Taverna, closed yesterday. It's unclear if the moves are related.
Co-developers of the Milwaukee Athletic Club renovation - J. Jeffers & Co. and Interstate Development Partners - have tapped Milwaukee's Kahler Slater to coordinate the project and lead the design work.
Researching the four-building complex on the northwest corner of Farwell and North - which most of us know as the former homes to G-Daddy's BBC and The Globe/The Hotel Foster - is like untangling a complicated web. New owner Josh Jeffers says renovating it will be much the same.
The plan to open a wedding and events venue in the old St. James Church, 833 W. Wisconsin Ave., includes a seven-story tower with support space for the venue as well as apartments. We've got news and renderings here.
You can see the Mackie Building lobby most anytime and the Grain Exchange room is also often visitable, but on Thursday, Nov. 16, Historic Milwaukee Inc. hosts a tour of the usually inaccessible bell tower that sits perched atop the six-story building.
Historic Milwaukee Inc. hosts an event this week that looks at the historical significance of East Side Commercial District, its current state and plans for the future.