BMO Tower open to tenants, Michael Best moving in

Published Friday, April 17, 2020

The long-anticipated opening of the BMO Tower is here, and while at least one tenant is already moving in, anchor tenant BMO Harris Bank says it is holding off due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.


Rite-Hite bringing 300 jobs to Reed Street Yards in Milwaukee

Published Friday, March 6, 2020

Rite-Hite Holding Corp., currently based in Brown Deer, announced it is in the “final stages of diligence” on the acquisition of 9.4 acres for a new headquarters at Reed Street Yards in Milwaukee.


Two area companies receive special awards at Manufacturer of the Year program

Published Thursday, February 20, 2020

Two southeastern Wisconsin companies were recognized with special awards at the 32nd annual Manufacturer of the Year program on Thursday.


Haribo acquires nearly 137 acres from Pleasant Prairie for manufacturing facility

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Haribo has finalized its acquisition of a 136.8-acre site from the village of Pleasant Prairie in the Prairie Highland Corporate Park, where the German gummi bear maker plans to construct its first North American manufacturing facility.


WEC Energy Group pledges $2 million to kick-start Milwaukee 7ís next campaign

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group is making a $2 million commitment to kick-start the Milwaukee 7’s next five-year fundraising campaign.


Milwaukee Tool building $26M plant in West Bend to manufacture hand tools

Published Monday, January 27, 2020

Milwaukee Tool will once again expand its footprint in the United States with the announcement of a new vertically integrated manufacturing plant in West Bend, WI. Located only 20 minutes from Milwaukee Tool’s Global Headquarters, the facility will manufacture new-to-market Hand Tools for professional electricians and utility linemen.


Income growth puts Wisconsin tax burden at lowest level since at least 1970

Published Thursday, January 9, 2020

Growth in personal income helped push the share of income Wisconsinites pay in state and local taxes down to 10.3%, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.


Logistics firm Trifinity moving 61 jobs to Kenosha from 'triangle of taxation death' in Illinois

Published Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Jim Merlo is moving his company Trifinity Specialized Distribution and 61 jobs from Illinois to Kenosha, where he said his real estate taxes will be 37% lower

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