Economic Development

The organizers of a new event called the Milwaukee Running Festival announced on Thursday that PNC Bank will serve as title sponsor of the festival marathon, and that the event is expected to generate about $8 million in economic impact for Milwaukee.
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A cross sector of Milwaukee leaders have banned together with a collective vision to revitalize the city's Near West Side and transform it into a viable business and residential corridor.
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A cross sector of Milwaukee leaders have banned together with a collective vision to revitalize the city’s Near West Side and transform it into a viable business and residential corridor.
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FUEL Milwaukee, a professional networking group and extension of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, will roll out the new year with a first-of-its-kind professional development “bootcamp” to cultivate the leadership and management skills of the city's talent base.
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The organizers of a new event called the Milwaukee Running Festival announced today that PNC Bank will serve as title sponsor of the festival marathon, and that the event is expected to generate about $8 million in economic impact for Milwaukee.
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Greg Ip is the editor for The Economist.
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U.S. employers added a seasonally adjusted 252,000 jobs to their payrolls in December, bringing the number of months with at least 200,000 jobs added to 11 for the year, the best streak in such data since 1994.
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BizTimes Media LLC will host the annual Northern Trust Economic Trends Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
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Business activity indicators in the metro area posted strong results in November as 19 of 22 available indicators registered improvement over year-ago levels, according to the latest monthly report by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC).
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Reed Hall will be reappointed by Gov. Scott Walker as secretary and chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.
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