The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee will hold a public hearing Thursday on its plans to create a tax increment financing district to aid construction of Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.’s new office building.
Published: July 19, 2012
Tags: Department of City Development, Greg LeRoy, HellermannTyton, Jeff Fleming, Mark Nicolini, Milwaukee Economic Development Corp., Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Terry Tuttle, TIF
A Milwaukee cable manufacturer and the city are nearing a deal that would give the company a chance to recoup a portion of the cost of buying and improving a 92,300-square-foot building.
Published: June 29, 2012
Tags: Dean Amhaus, incubator, Linda Knopp, Milwaukee Water Council, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Therese Fellner, Water Technology Research and Business Accelerator Building
A $20 million water research incubator is arriving in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood overflowing with expectations of separating the city from its peers around the world.
Milwaukee on June 21 will hold a hearing to discuss issuing $11 million in revenue bonds to Water Accelerator LLC for a business incubator designed to attract water technology firms.
Published: December 5, 2011
Tags: Al Rabin, Blight Elimination and Brownfield Redevelopment, brownfield, Dave Misky, Jennifer Shilling, redevelopment, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, WEDC, Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.
Two lawmakers are trying to guarantee the state will continue to hand out brownfield grants by proposing a bill that would set minimum annual spending at $1 million.
Published: June 6, 2011
Tags: brownfields, Century City, Chicago Iron and Supplies, Dave Misky, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, grants, hazardous materials, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Tower Automotive
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Six Wisconsin communities, as well as Marinette County, will receive a total of $3.6 million in Environmental Protection Agency grants to clean up contaminated properties. Milwaukee will receive $600,000 for three sites, two at Century City — the former A.O. Smith/Tower Automotive manufacturing complex — and a third at 143 E. Lincoln [...]
By Jack Zemlicka David Lisowski has invested the past five years of his life in researching and developing a new form of cement to rival the standard Portland pour. His problem has been finding enough people to invest money into the idea. The owner of Hartland-based Reco Cement Products LLC patented a new formula for [...]
By Marie Rohde The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2874 was ordered Monday to turn over all of its money to the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee to satisfy a judgment over the city’s condemnation of the post’s former headquarters. “They took every penny we own,” said Gregory West, the post quartermaster. “They [...]
Published: August 18, 2010
Tags: Community Advocates, Economic Development Corp., homeless, Joe Volk, Jorgensen, Milwaukee, recession, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Scherer, VJS Construction Services
By Marie Rohde The bad news is business is booming for Community Advocates, a Milwaukee nonprofit organization that helps the homeless. The good news is the recession that put people out of their homes also positioned the group to buy a downtown Milwaukee building that otherwise would have been unaffordable. Community Advocates bought the long-vacant [...]
Published: July 13, 2010
Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Area E, ARRA, high-speed passenger rail, high-speed rail, Jeff Fleming, jobs, Mark Neumann, Milwaukee, Rail, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, Robert Bauman, Scott Walker, stimulus, Talgo, Tower Automotive, train, Veit Environmental
By Scott Carlson Special to The Daily Reporter Milwaukee is on track with the remediation of an industrial site for a Spanish train manufacturer despite threats from gubernatorial candidates that they would kill the state’s high-speed rail project. The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee on Tuesday reported Veit Environmental Inc., Milwaukee, was the [...]