Three redevelopment notes from northside, downtown Milwaukee

Perusing Tom Daykin’s Land and Space blog tonight, these pieces caught my eye: • New King Drive apartment building, food market opening • Everest College wins approval for downtown campus; • New apartments opening at Grand Avenue’s Plankinton building That is in reverse chronological order, but follow in geographical order, north to south. So let’sContinue reading “Three redevelopment notes from northside, downtown Milwaukee”

Chryspac‎ to move from S. 1st St. to near the airport

This probably doesn’t mean that much to most of you, but it’s curious to me. As noted in Tom Daykin’s “Land and Space” blog on 30 March 2010, the packaging company Chryspac “has signed a lease for 33,000 square feet at a building at 130 W. Edgerton Ave…” That is just south of Layton andContinue reading “Chryspac‎ to move from S. 1st St. to near the airport”

Milwaukee News Buzz debuts

…and begs for painfully bad pun in this headline… but this is not the Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee News Buzz is a new site from the crew at Milwaukee Magazine. They may be encouraged to read that I’ve learned more about the local scene in thirty seconds of glancing at Milwaukee News Buzz than I usuallyContinue reading “Milwaukee News Buzz debuts”

Empty lots on Milwaukee north side likely to see redevelopment

Encouraging news came from Tom Daykin’s “Land And Space” blog, which, by the way, is my favorite part of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel online content. The story ran as a regular article in the print edition, telling us that Dane County property development corporation Gorman & Co. seeks to purchase some forty lots from theContinue reading “Empty lots on Milwaukee north side likely to see redevelopment”

Milwaukee to get not one, but two factories from Spanish manufacturers

This seems like the first time in years I’ve heard of industry coming to Milwaukee instead of leaving it. It’s fantastic news, and much the turnaround I like to see. First was Mayor Barrett’s announcement that the Spanish firm Ingeteam will be building a wind turbine factory in the Menomonee Valley, bringing hundreds of mid-Continue reading “Milwaukee to get not one, but two factories from Spanish manufacturers”