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Alex Zank

Alex Zank
Alex Zank covers commercial and residential real estate for BizTimes. Alex previously worked for Farm Equipment magazine and also covered statewide construction news at The Daily Reporter. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he studied journalism, political science and economics. Having grown up in rural western Wisconsin, Alex loves all things outdoors, including camping, hiking, four-wheeling and hunting.
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Some family businesses draw insight from outside advice

Larry Molinari has this to say about family-owned Perlick Corp.’s board of advisors: “I wish we would have started it much sooner.” Molinari is chairman...
Palermo's Pizza.

Palermo’s plans to add hot press bakery, make more pizza crust...

Palermo's Pizza plans to add a hot press bakery to its Milwaukee facility and begin making additional types of pizza crust, an undertaking that...
Rendering courtesy of Wangard Partners Inc.

Wangard giving Eagle Knitting Mills building an innovation focus

In its proposed redevelopment of the Eagle Knitting Mills building in Walker's Point, developer Wangard Partners Inc. aims to create a STEM-focused innovation ecosystem. An...
Rendering: Eppstein Uhen Architects.

Foxconn plans to build spherical-shaped building at Mount Pleasant campus

Foxconn Technology Group plans to build a spherical-shaped building at its Mount Pleasant manufacturing campus, according to plans filed with the village.
The Couture plans include a multi-modal transit hub with a streetcar stop.

DPW preparing report for possible re-route of streetcar lakefront line

Milwaukee's Department of Public Works is preparing a report detailing its options to re-route the streetcar's lakefront line from its proposed turnaround point at the Couture site, and will soon meet with federal officials to discuss those options.
Credit: Google

Colorado developer plans multi-building project near airport in Oak Creek

Lone Tree, Colorado-based Bradbury Properties is considering a multi-building development covering up to 150,000-square-foot at the southeast corner of College and Howell avenues in...
Photo courtesy of LoopNet

Manufacturer plans to buy Journal Sentinel facility in Menomonee Falls for...

Menomonee Falls-based Milwaukee Steel Rule Dies LLC plans to purchase a former Journal Sentinel distribution facility, a move the company says will create eight...
Bascom Hall

Leading data company invests in Madison-based startup

Redwood City, California-based Informatica Corp. announced this week it is the sole investor in GreenBay Technologies Inc., a Madison-based company founded by Madison professor of computer science AnHai Doan and two Ph.D. students that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for data management.
The Couture

Milwaukee County supervisor wants to explore options to ‘moving on’ from...

At least one Milwaukee County supervisor says he wants to look into possibly moving on from the Couture project, which is proposed at a formerly county-owned site near Milwaukee's lakefront.
V. Marchese Inc.

V. Marchese looks to buy second city-owned site to allow for...

Milwaukee-based produce distributor V. Marchese Inc. plans to acquire another city-owned property as part of plans to expand its facility in the city's Harbor District.

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