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  • mayfair collection

    Business Journal Report (6-17-13)

    In business news for Monday, June 17th, 2013 — Old Navy is one of the tenants that will join retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth and Nordstrom Rack at the new Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa. The Mayfair Collection is going up on Burleigh and Highway 45 about a mile from Mayfair Mall. Additionally — Vino 100 in Wauwatosa is closing at the end of the month.

  • fathers-gifts

    Business Journal Report (6-12-13)

    In business news for Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 — Father’s Day spending is on the rise, but still hasn’t caught up with spending on Mother’s Day. Additionally, seniors are coming up short in nearly every state when it comes to affording their Golden Years.

  • park east

    Business Journal Report (6-10-13)

    In business news for Monday, June 10th, 2013 — Milwaukee developer Bruce Westling says he is scaling back on plans to develop on the vacant land in downtown Milwaukee on Water and Knapp.

  • Wisconsin State Fair logo 2013

    Business Journal Report (6-5-13)

    In business news for Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 — Milwaukee ranks as one of the best cities for college graduates — ranking among the Top 10. Additionally, the Wisconsin State Fair has eliminated its cash deficit and is back in the black.

  • applebees

    Business Journal Report (6-4-13)

    In business news for Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 — The Applebee’s restaurant at Mayfair Mall is shutting its doors as of the end of June, when its lease expires — after 23 years in business. Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth is in negotiations to open its first Wisconsin store at the Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa.

  • Rock the Green music festival

    Business Journal Report (5-28-13)

    In business news for Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 — Rock the Green will not return to Milwaukee’s lakefront this year. The environmentally-friendly music festival is taking this year off. Additionally, consumer confidence has soared to its highest level in five years.

  • bayshore shopping

    Business Journal Report (5-23-13)

    In business news for Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 — The Marcus Center For The Performing Arts is in talks to build a new $30 million parking structure. Additionally, the Bayshore Town Center has landed several new tenants, on the heels of the announcement that SURG Restaurant Group is set to open a second 8-twelve location at the Center.

  • 8-twelve MVP Bar & Grill

    Business Journal Report (5-20-13)

    In business news for Monday, May 20th, 2013 — SURG Restaurant Group plans to open its second 8-twelve Bar & Grille at Bayshore Town Center. It will open where Coa Mexican Restaurant currently operates in October. Additionally, Outpost Natural Foods plans to start construction on its new store in Mequon in July.

  • DWD secretary reggie newson

    Business Journal Report (5-16-13)

    In business news for Thursday, May 16th — During a visit Thursday morning to Alexander Hamilton High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson urged employers across the region to take part in the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program. The YA program is a nationally recognized school-to-work program that combines classroom instruction with work experience to provide participating students with skills to succeed in entry-level jobs. “Wisconsin’s Youth Apprenticeship program is an opportunity for employers seeking […]

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    Business Journal Report (5-15-13)

    In business news for Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 — SURG Restaurant Group and Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun are teaming up in a new endeavor to help kids at Froedtert Hospital. The group is creating a foundation that will raise money to help kids cope at the Wauwatosa hospital. Braun will be there to meet everyone and offer support. “I sit on the advisory council over at Froedtert and it was just sort of a collaboration of ideas after talking and figuring out […]

  • drench

    Business Journal Report (5-6-13)

    In business news for Monday, May 6th, 2013 — Drench Fitness Boutique, the gym known for its high-octane workouts is relocating from Water Street to the Germania building on Wells and Plankinton. The company leased 4,500 square feet in the historic building, mostly so that it could expand its personal training offerings. “You have Golds Gym, YMCA, Planet Fitness — they’re all in the local area, but none of them have ever grouped together for the overall well-being of what […]

  • Meijer

    Business Journal Report (5-2-13)

    In business news for Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 — A Meijer store has been proposed for Waukesha — to fill the vacant lot near Sunset Drive and Tenny Avenue. Additionally, Milwaukee developer Tim Dixon and Madison-based Hovde Properties have purchased a seven-story warehouse next door to the Iron Horse Hotel, to be converted into apartments. A new apartment complex is also being proposed on the city’s East Side, where Pizza Man used to operate on Oakland and North Avenue.

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