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Jeff Fleming

Apr 29, 2014

Strip club offer tops market rate in Milwaukee

A strip club owner’s offer to rent a vacant, Milwaukee-owned property is better than the market rate but not good enough to persuade city leaders to jump at the deal.

Apr 2, 2014

Boston Store deal clears hurdle

The lack of assurance that other retail development would follow Milwaukee’s offering Boston Store $1.2 million to stay downtown frustrated some aldermen Wednesday even as the Common Council approved the deal.

Mar 27, 2014

Unions in hurry to certify

Spurred by projected hiring goals, local unions are in a rush to certify members in Milwaukee’s Residents Preference Program before the first of three major projects breaks ground in fall.

Mar 19, 2014

Milwaukee aldermen eye clock in tenant search

Milwaukee aldermen warned the Department of City Development on Wednesday that they are running out of patience with a prolonged tenant search for a vacant downtown property.

Feb 25, 2014

Milwaukee planning for more spec

Milwaukee’s economic development director said he is so confident a manufacturing building proposed for Century City will attract tenants, he already is planning for a second one.

Feb 7, 2014

Boston Store TIF sparks questions

Two Milwaukee aldermen want the city’s comptroller to vet a proposed tax incremental financing district extension that would keep Boston Store downtown until 2018.

Sep 24, 2013

Milwaukee council to list parking structure retail space

Retail space in a city-owned parking structure in Milwaukee is one step closer to being occupied.

Sep 13, 2013

Tax foreclosures yield lots of vacancies

The city of Milwaukee owns 2,858 nonindustrial vacant lots, and it is acquiring more each year because of tax foreclosures.

Sep 6, 2013

Rates drop to develop some Milwaukee land

Eager to fill long-vacant land, the city of Milwaukee is coordinating 1 percent interest loans for development in highly distressed areas of the city.

Sep 3, 2013

Interest rising in former Finney Library

The former Finney Library in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood once again has attracted potential buyers.

Aug 12, 2013

Milwaukee looking to breathe new life into former Finney Library (UPDATE)

Milwaukee is looking for a buyer and developer for a former library.

Aug 2, 2013

Milwaukee backs theater despite risk

In the age of the suburban multiplex, Lee Barczak has his work cut out for him at a dilapidated Milwaukee movie palace built in 1929.


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