A Waukesha County judge Wednesday reinstated criminal proceedings against a 17-year-old boy accused of brutally killing his grandfather, Pewaukee developer Ron Siepmann.
Published: May 26, 2011
Tags: Brad Schimel, Deborah Collins, developer, Jennifer Dorow, Martha Wilson, Ray Dall'Osto, Richard Wilson, Ron Siepmann, Thomas Pieper, Waukesha County Intake Court, William Domina
By Jack Zemlicka The competency of the 17-year-old charged with murdering a Pewaukee developer still is in question after a brief hearing Thursday morning in Waukesha County Intake Court. The findings of a confidential competency examination performed on defendant Richard Wilson will be discussed during a June 2 court appearance before Judge William Domina. At [...]
A 17-year-old male relative of developer Ron Siepmann was set to appear in Waukesha County Circuit Court early Tuesday afternoon in the death of the founder of Siepmann Realty Corp., Pewaukee. Siepmann, 78, was found dead on the property of his town of Merton home late Sunday morning, said Detective Steve Pederson of the Waukesha [...]
By James Briggs Afraid of being priced out of a neighborhood popular among 20-somethings, University of Wisconsin-Madison students are standing up against a proposed apartment development. “In all the years I’ve served,” 16-year Alderman Michael Verveer said, “I have never seen this level of student interest in a land-use application.” Thousands of students have organized [...]
Published: February 7, 2011
Tags: Associated General Contractors of America, developer, development, Dick Lincoln, Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors, Ken Simonson, Kurt Bauer, Mike Ruzicka, Milwaukee, Moderne, North End, Park East, Realtor, Rocky Marcoux, William Orenstein, Wisconsin Bankers Association
A $9.3 million Milwaukee loan will help the Moderne high-rise grow at the corner of Old World Third Street and Juneau Avenue.
By Tom Fetters
Nearly 150 years after the Battle of Gettysburg, another conflict is taking place in the same area — this one pitting a casino developer against opponents who claim the proposed $75 million project to revamp a hotel and conference center less than a mile from the Gettysburg National Military Park would tarnish the historic battlefield’s reputation.
Published: June 18, 2010
Tags: Amie Trupke, assessment, condo, condominiums, developer, Pacific, Pat Kirk, Rick Stadelman, Saddle Ridge Corp., tax, taxes, Tom Larson, town of Pacific, Wisconsin Supreme Court
By Sean Ryan Developers holding vacant land approved for condo construction will pay for the privilege after the town of Pacific successfully defended taxing the properties. The Saddle Ridge Corp., a Portage-based developer, challenged the Columbia County town’s ability to tax 41 properties on which the company was approved to develop, but had not yet [...]
By Paul Snyder Madison developers and residents cannot agree on a predictable way to approve projects even though that is what the city’s mayor is demanding. Curt Brink, a Madison developer, said developers need to know they can propose a project without worrying about a drawn-out review process that ends with a neighborhood group dismissing [...]
By Sean Ryan Nonprofit developers operate in a market that could put them out of business with one bad deal. It happened to West End Development Corp., Milwaukee, after its West Pointe condominium project tanked in 2008. And it’s on the minds of the people who run the Local Initiatives Support Corp., which on Monday [...]
Published: February 22, 2010
Tags: Department of Natural Resources, developer, Dousman, D’Antuono, housing, lawsuit, permit, Richard Herr, runoff, settlement, Stoneridge Associates, Stoneridge Associates LP, storm water
By Sean Ryan Developer Richard Herr will pay the state $240,000 to settle a storm water runoff lawsuit he claims unfairly targeted his 300-acre property in Dousman. “The long and short of it is they fined me because they thought I had money,” Herr said of the state Department of Natural Resources. “It has nothing [...]