Real estate odds and ends

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Sunday for the Boulevard Commons project, a 22-unit low-income housing complex that will be built in Milwaukee’s central city. The project is being developed by New Covenant Housing Corp. and T.L. Reese Construction is the general contractor. The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) allocated $4.9 million in low income housing tax credits for the project. A workforce event was held to select skilled and nonskilled tradespeople for the construction project. Employees were hired exclusively from the 53208 and 53210 zip codes.

Two buildings designed by Milwaukee-based Plunkett Raysich Architects recently received awards from the Association of Licensed Architects in its design award competition. The new headquarters for Fitchburg-based Tri-North Builders Inc. received a gold award in the commercial category. The new J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. office in Milwaukee, a renovated 23,500-square-foot warehouse, received a silver award in the commercial category.

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