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First look: Horlick Malted Milk site about to be developed in Racine

Published July 13, 2020

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,” with residential, commercial and retail developments. We went over for a closer look.


Progress report: Hacienda Beer Co. taproom

Published April 9, 2019

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.


Groundbreaking on newly named Huron Building set for April

Published March 8, 2019

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.


Jeffers' 511 N. Broadway development gets an anchor tenant

Published Dec. 14, 2018

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.


Dino's closes, and Jeffers buys the club's Jefferson Street home

Published April 30, 2018

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.


Developers tap Kahler Slater for MAC renovations

Published April 3, 2018

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.


Urban Spelunking: Former BBC & Hotel Foster complex

Published March 22, 2018

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.


St. James transformation plan includes a mixed-use tower

Published Dec. 6, 2017

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.


Historic Milwaukee offers rare tour of Mackie Building bell tower

Published Oct. 30, 2017

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.