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Are urban areas at a development disadvantage?

By Marie Rohde

staff writer

Eaton Corp., now located in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, is being wooed to move to the Milwaukee County Research Park in Wauwatosa using both tax incremental financing and $20 million in federal New Market Tax Credits designed to encourage business development in poor communities. This kind of poaching happens often, but is it fair?

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Eaton narrows list of sites for new plant

By Marie Rohde Eaton Corp. is expected to decide within a week among three locations for construction of a build-to-suit site for its Milwaukee operations, a commercial real estate executive says. Finalist developers for the project are Irgens Development Partners ...

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Milwaukee alderman fed up with sewer backups

By Marie Rohde A Milwaukee alderman wants answers from the sewerage district after a $6.1 million pump station failed to prevent backups in a north side neighborhood after the July 22 storm. James Fratrick, a watershed specialist with the Department ...

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