When Lafayette Crump became commissioner of the Milwaukee Department of City Development in July, he knew he would be taking over from a tough act to follow.Read More »
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.
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Milwaukee agency seeks money to spur resales Milwaukee has acquired 117 commercial properties through property tax foreclosure since 2010 but has found buyers for only 19 of those buildings. That resale rate is too low, said Martha Brown, deputy commissioner ...
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By Marie Rohde The old art deco Building 65 on Milwaukee’s 27th Street is at the center of a struggle between safety and preservation. Rocky Marcoux, Department of City Development commissioner, wants to rescue the former headquarters of the A.O. ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Milwaukee may lose money renovating a building for Talgo Inc. if the company leaves the city after a couple of years, warned Alderman Robert Bauman during Friday’s Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meeting. The Milwaukee Department of ...
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Seven companies that renovated or built in Milwaukee’s central city received $12 million in tax credits from the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee. The money comes from a federal program that gives tax incentives to companies in certain ...Read More »