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Milwaukee’s North End developer gets pay for prevailing wage (access required)

By James Briggs A Milwaukee panel on Tuesday circumvented a new state law that bans local prevailing wage ordinances. But, city officials said, it’s too soon to tell whether Milwaukee can cling to its prevailing wage preference on future projects. ...

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Milwaukee aerotropolis still in holding pattern (access required)

By James Briggs If talk could erect buildings, construction cranes would rise in legions around Milwaukee‘s General Mitchell International Airport. City, county and business leaders say they’re more unified than ever as they draft plans for an aerotropolis — a ...

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Flood-damaged Milwaukee hospital ready for wrecking ball (UPDATE) (access required)

By Marie Rohde Faced with damaged property and no potential buyers, the nonprofit owner of the vacant St. Michael Hospital on Milwaukee’s north side has decided to tear down the structure. Bids to raze the hospital will be let in ...

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Milwaukee County officials poke holes in MSOE project (UPDATE) (access required)

By Marie Rohde Milwaukee County officials are throwing cold water on the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s proposal to build a $30 million parking structure and athletic field in the Park East corridor. “I have concerns,” said County Supervisor Theo Lipscomb, ...

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Some property owners uneasy over Milwaukee’s plans for port (UPDATE) (access required)

By Marie Rohde Property owners delighted with the city’s plan to spiff up the sprawling 600-acre Port of Milwaukee don’t want the redevelopment proposal used as an excuse to boost property taxes before improvements are made. “I give the city ...

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