By Joe Lanane Northwestern Mutual Investment Services LLC, Milwaukee, is leaving its comfort zone by trying to acquire land in a three-property swap across from the firm’s Franklin campus. But the step into the unfamiliar could assure the company it will have a say in what type of development eventually surrounds the campus on South [...]
Published: November 16, 2010
Tags: Andi Udris, Blue Ribbon Hall, BrewCity Redevelopment Group, Cincinnati Restaurant Group, Circuit Court, Daniel Glaser, Gary Gorman, Gorman & Co., Haertel, Hofbrauhaus, James Haertel, lawsuit, Milwaukee, Pabst Brewery, The Ferchill Group, Wispark, Zilber Ltd.
By Marie Rohde The lead investor in a Wauwatosa company that had been negotiating to open a Hofbrauhaus Brewery and Restaurant on the former Pabst Brewery site in Milwaukee is being sued by a fellow investor who claims financial mismanagement. The disagreement stems from a decision to back out of the talks with Cincinnati Restaurant [...]
Published: September 29, 2010
Tags: Barry Mandel, Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Colliers Barry Management, façade, Lee Holloway, Mandel Group, Mike Mervis, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee County, O'Donnell Park, parking structure, Scott Walker, Zilber Ltd.
By Joe Lanane Developers who have invested in downtown Milwaukee predict the market could not support another major private project should the county sell the O’Donnell Park parking structure. Mike Mervis, vice president of real estate firm Zilber Ltd., Milwaukee, said downtown already is saturated with office, hotel and condominium projects short on tenants. It [...]
By Paul Snyder Joseph Zilber is gone, but construction industry insiders and Milwaukee business people say his work and philanthropy for the city will affect development for years to come. “We’re in an industry where we’re always watching and trying to learn from the people who bring forward the best ideas,” said Tom Kennedy, vice [...]