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Dan Shafer

Dan Shafer
Dan Shafer, former BizTimes Milwaukee reporter.

Real estate opportunities abound

For much of the 2010s, the industrial real estate market in southeastern Wisconsin has seen the trend of businesses relocating their operations to the...

Five projects transforming Southeastern Wisconsin

1. Amazon to build massive Oak Creek facility When the world’s largest online retailer opened a 1.5 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Kenosha in 2015, few...

Higher ed adapts to growing demand for computer science

Advances in technology are changing the way business is done in just about every industry, and institutions of higher education in Wisconsin are undergoing...

Wisconsin becoming a bigger player in video game development

Though Wisconsin is not traditionally a place known for video game development, the industry has been leveling up in the state, with a goal...

Innovation Trends: Florida company transforms business to farm hemp in Wisconsin

To say Enviro-Serv Inc. made a change to its business would be a huge understatement. Until recently, the Florida-based company’s primary business was in pest...

Milwaukee Opens the Global Water Center

Milwaukee will make its biggest splash yet in its quest to become the world’s Silicon Valley of freshwater research and technology when the Global...

New health center will serve city’s underserved

Milwaukee's central city is ground zero for the challenges in today's health care environment. Progressive Community Health Centers is confronting these challenges straight on.

Reporter’s notebook: Time to rethink Wisconsin Center District?

(Editor's note: BizTimes reporter Dan Shafer shares some additional commentary from the panelists at the Milwaukee Press Club's “Behind the Headlines” event held April 17 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center about the future of the Milwaukee Bucks and the options for building a new arena.)

Lines drawn in debate over new arena

A day after an announcement for a new investment group to take ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks, Alderman Nik Kovac and Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen provided a glimpse of the debate that is sure to follow over public financing for a new arena.

The Milwaukee Advantage

Provade Inc.
World headquarters:
770 N. Jefferson St., Suite 230, Milwaukee
25+ in downtown Milwaukee
Software and technology, primarily for the staffing industry

Skills gap debate heats up

Discussion heated up at the standout afternoon panel at the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership's “Manufacturing Matters!” event on Thursday afternoon.

Wellness 2.0

As the health care landscape continues to evolve, more employers are being proactive by finding creative ways to help their employees invest in their own wellness, thereby limiting the costs of care.

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