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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.
Project Redline site. Credit: Google.

120,000-square-foot building planned for Menomonee Falls office park

A 120,000-square-foot building is being planned for a 14-acre site in the Woodland Prime office park in Menomonee Falls. According to documents filed this month...

Aloft hotel in downtown Milwaukee sold for $26.5 million

The Aloft Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has been acquired by Maryland Heights, Missouri-based Midas Hospitality LLC for nearly $26.5 million, according to state records. Through...
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Developers acquire Journal Sentinel buildings and parking lot for $9 million

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel buildings and a neighboring parking lot in downtown Milwaukee commanded a price tag of $9 million, according to real estate transaction records posted recently by the state.
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Weidner acquires Stitchweld Apartments in Milwaukee for $54.3 million

Kirkland, Washington-based Weidner Apartments Homes is continuing to grow its presence in Milwaukee with the acquisition of the Stitchweld Apartments for $54.3 million.
Volunteers help plant more than 1,500 orchids to help address the plants’ declining population.

Stantec employee organizes largest orchid planting in Midwest

In May, around 25 volunteers gathered at Riveredge Nature Center in Saukville and participated in the largest orchid planting in the Midwest. During the event,...
Jessica and Tyson Cole are handed the keys to their new Menomonee Falls home from David Belman, president of Waukesha-based Belman Homes.

Operation Finally Home provides mortgage-free homes to veterans

Operation Finally Home has now built and given its fifth house in southeastern Wisconsin to a veteran and their family. Its organizers plan to continue...
New home of Pura Vida gym, at 4125-4127 N. Richards St.

Pura Vida gym relocating to building near Riverwest

Pura Vida BJJ & MMA gym will soon move out of its Walker's Point location to a new building the gym owner recently purchased near the Riverwest neighborhood.
Solvay Coke site, future home of Komatsu Mining

Komatsu plans March 12 construction start for new manufacturing facility

Komatsu plans to break ground on its new Milwaukee manufacturing building on March 12, and commence construction on its new headquarters office about two months later on May 22.
Bots operating on a grid in a Kroger fulfillment center. Photo courtesy of Kroger.

Kroger buys 58-acre site along 88th Avenue for Pleasant Prairie fulfillment...

The Kroger Co. says it will build its new Pleasant Prairie automated fulfillment center on a vacant 58-acre site along 88th Avenue, which the...
84South retail buildings. Photo courtesy of Cobalt Partners LLC.

Cobalt sells 84South retail buildings for $34.5 million

Milwaukee-based Cobalt Partners LLC, the project developer of 84South in Greenfield, has sold the larger-format retail buildings in the development for a total of...

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