Pair of Delavan industrial buildings sold for $1.7 million
Elkhorn-based Southern Lakes Recycle recently purchased a pair of industrial buildings in Delavan for $1.7 million from Whitewater-based Premier Real Estate Development, according to state records. Premier Real Estate Development purchased the two industrial buildings, located at 1835 and 1849 Hobbs Dr. in Delavan, from Stoughton Trailer Inc. for $1.1 million, in 2011. The 1849 Hobbs Drive building is a 48,750-square-foot facility and the 1835 Hobbs Drive building is a 3,000-square-foot facility. The buildings were previously used as a recycling center and will continue to be used for that purpose by Southern Lakes, which will create an additional location for the company, said office coordinator Jacqueline Reeves. “We’re just expanding,” she said.
Walmart hiring 95 for new Mt. Pleasant store
Walmart said it will hire up to 95 people to work at its new Neighborhood Market store that will open this fall at 5625 Washington Ave. in Mt. Pleasant. The Neighborhood Market stores are smaller Walmart stores with grocery and pharmacy departments but not general merchandise items. Most of the store’s employees will begin work in September to prepare for the store’s opening.
Wauwatosa gets brownfield grant
The city of Wauwatosa recently received a $200,000 brownfield grant from the EPA. The funds will be used for assessment of brownfield properties and to complete two cleanup plans for brownfield sites in the city. The city plans to focus on assessment activities on sites located in the Mayfair Road and Burleigh Street corridors.