Wauwatosa-based real estate development firm Wangard Partners Inc. announced today that a Zoup! soup restaurant franchise will lease a retail space in the Avenir Apartments building, a new development under construction at 1437 N. Jefferson St. in the Park East corridor on Milwaukee’s Lower East Side.
Zoup! has more than 70 locations in 15 U.S. states and Canada. The restaurant has hundreds of soup recipes.
The Milwaukee Zoup! location will lease 2,230 square feet of space in the Avenir Apartments building.
The addition of Zoup! fills up the last available retail space in the Avenir Apartments building. The other retail tenants are Great Clips, which is already open; eliteNutrition, which will open in mid-February; Jimmy John’s, which will open in March; and JK Nails, which will also open in March.
The building has a total of 7,045 square feet of retail space and 104 market-rate apartments. The apartments will open within the next few weeks, according to Wangard Partners.