Economic Development

The Burleigh Street Community Development Corporation is taking the lead on a business plan competition designed to draw more entrepreneurs to the Burleigh Street commercial corridor.
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BizTimes Media LLC on Monday published the 2015 edition of WisconsinBiz, the annual publication that promotes Wisconsin as a place to grow or move a business.
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The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce's Council of Small Business Executives is accepting nominations for its Future 50 Awards.
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BizTimes Media LLC on Monday published the 2015 edition of WisconsinBiz, the annual publication that promotes Wisconsin as a place to grow or move a business.
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The Milwaukee Bucks recently unveiled their new $1 billion plan to build a sports entertainment district with a catchy hashtag campaign and flashy photos of the potential arena. However, one crucial aspect was missing from the unveiling: who is going to be contributing the money for this complex?
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Several jaws dropped and eyebrows rose in January when BizTimes predicted a robust year of national economic growth for 2015.
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About 840 friends, partners and advocates of LISC Milwaukee joined the organization Wednesday at Potawatomi Bingo Hotel & Casino to not only celebrate its 16th annual MANDI Awards program but also congratulate Leo Ries, who is exiting the organization at the end of the month after 15 years of service as its executive director.
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A pot of $1 million jointly created by Wells Fargo and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation will advance the second phase of the Milwaukee Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program, which centers on improving neighborhoods by widening access to housing and employment.
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As Near West Side Partners, Inc. reimagines the future of Milwaukee’s Near West Side, the organization and its five pillar institutions have announced a $1 million initiative designed to tout the area’s assets while curbing crime.
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ACTS Housing has named Michael Gosman executive director as the Milwaukee nonprofit's former leader, Carl Quindel, launches a for-profit company aimed at helping aspiring homeowners succeed in a rent-to-own program.
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