Published: June 2, 2011
Tags: Brookfield, Center for Urban Initiatives and Research, Edgewater Hotel, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, John Kovari, Legislative Fiscal Bureau, Marcus Corp., Menard Inc., Patrick Liston, Rick Czopp, Sen. Mary Lazich, Southridge Mall, Stacy Mitchell, Steve Hiniker, tax incremental finance districts, tax-incremental financing, TIF, Wal-Mart
The number of tax incremental finance districts is skyrocketing in Wisconsin as municipalities reach for any tool to promote new construction and job growth.
Published: November 12, 2010
Tags: Boston Store, Greendale, JC Penney, John Hermes, Kohlís, Northridge Mall, Sears, Simon Property Group, Southridge Mall, Todd Michaels, United States Bowling Congress
By Marie Rohde Greendale residents and political leaders agree that as the Southridge Mall goes, so goes the community. That concern prompted a proposal for creation of a $15.85 million development district, a move that Greendale officials are counting on to save the mall and the village. “The mall is our largest taxpayer,” said Greendale [...]