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Rocky Marcoux

May 27, 2020

Barrett picks Crump to succeed Marcoux as Milwaukee development chief

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has appointed Lafayette Crump to replace the retiring city development chief Rocky Marcoux.

May 27, 2020

Marcoux retiring after 16 years overseeing Milwaukee’s development efforts

Richard "Rocky" Marcoux, longest-serving city development commissioner in Milwaukee history, is retiring — marking a career that featured several large projects, and some missed opportunities.

Oct 2, 2019

City to pursue other options if Couture doesn’t move ahead by June

Milwaukee officials told a committee on Wednesday that they remain confident the delayed Couture high-rise will ultimately be built — but that they may also have to pursue other options for the completion of a branch of the city's streetcar line that now depends on the construction of the Couture.

May 21, 2019

With clock ticking on streetcar extension, Milwaukee committee puts plans on hold

A Milwaukee committee voted on Tuesday both to pause plans to extend the city's streetcar and study proposed routes into north- and south-side neighborhoods, a decision that threatens to strain an already tight construction schedule calling for service to be added near the site of the Democratic National Convention by July 2020.

Dec 11, 2018

City advances financing for $285M Komatsu project, Michels Corp.’s River 1

A Milwaukee Common Council committee gave a favorable recommendation on Tuesday to proposals advancing both Komatsu Mining Corp.'s plans for a waterfront headquarters and a nearby development overseen by Michels Corp.

Apr 10, 2018

Lakefront Couture high-rise could break ground in October

The 44-story Couture high-rise along Milwaukee's lakefront is scheduled to break ground in October, the city development director told a committee Tuesday.

Dec 12, 2017

Milwaukee leaders weigh affordable-housing requirements on certain apartment projects

Milwaukee officials are considering requiring that a percentage of the apartments on offer at certain new developments be available at what are deemed affordable rates.

Aug 22, 2017

AFL-CIO housing trust targets Milwaukee for investment in multifamily projects

Milwaukee's commercial building boom is expected to get a little louder, thanks to an investment from the AFL-CIO.

Aug 14, 2017

Detroit luring manufacturers to industrial park, vacant land

Inside a fenced construction site on Detroit's east side, heavy machines are digging, shoving and hauling away tons of dirt in preparation for the latest addition to the city's industrial landscape.

Jul 26, 2016

Marcoux survives as Milwaukee development director

Rocky Marcoux’s position as development commissioner appears to again be rock solid.

Jul 19, 2016

Marcoux, once again, receives nod as development commissioner

Let’s try this again. For the second time in as many months, a city committee on Tuesday approved the reappointment of Rocky Marcoux as commissioner of the Department of City Development.

Jul 18, 2016

Developers, industry groups rally behind Marcoux reappointment

When Rocky Marcoux goes on Tuesday for a second time before a Milwaukee Common Council committee scheduled to reconsider his reappointment as commissioner of the Department of City Development, he will be able to draw on more than a dozen letters of support.


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