Job Center relocation supported in 2022 Kenosha County Budget

"A commitment to relocate the Human Services/Job Center campus to Sun Plaza on 52nd Street was strengthened this week with related costs included in the 2022 Kenosha County Budget." Download Story [...]

Housing Authority rededicates renovated housing units; ‘They are going to lift the whole South Side of Waukegan’

"Built nearly 60 years ago as a public-housing project on Waukegan’s South Side, the newly gut renovated and rebuilt Barwell Manor Homes resemble little of what they once were — not even the name." Download Story [...]

A developer has purchased Johnson Controls’ downtown Milwaukee office complex for $24 million. Housing likely among its new uses.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - A developer whose portfolio includes housing and a hotel has completed his purchase of Johnson Controls Inc.'s downtown Milwaukee office buildings. Two investment groups led by Bear Development LLC President S.R. Mills bought the buildings, which total more than 420,000 square feet. Download Story [...]

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Bear Development closes on purchase of Johnson Controls office complex in downtown Milwaukee

BizTimes - Kenosha-based Bear Development has closed on its purchase of the Johnson Controls office complex in downtown Milwaukee. Bear and Johnson Controls confirmed the sale of the complex, located at 507 E. Michigan St., occurred this week. [...]

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UW-Parkside notebook: Athletic dept. announces partnerships with Jockey International, Bear Realty

Kenosha News - The department also announced last week a multi-year partnership with Bear Realty Group and Hampton Inn & Suites Kenosha in conjunction with the ongoing RangerVision 2020 campaign, a $5 million project for the Sports and Activity Center that includes the construction of two new facilities, along with major enhancements inside the De Simone Gymnasium. [...]

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Public-private partnership explored to move Job Center to Sun Plaza

Kenosha News - Forging a public-private partnership with Bear Development to renovate a building in Sun Plaza for housing Kenosha County Human Services offices and the county Job Center is being explored. [...]

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Details Spelled Out For A Possible, New Kenosha County Job Center

WGTD - No major concerns were raised at a public meeting Tuesday evening on a proposal to move Kenosha County's Job Center on Sheridan Road to a new campus on 52nd St. And the County Board Supervisor whose district includes the proposed site says he believes it's the leading option among his colleagues. [...]

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A developer is considering creating a subdivision where Franklin officials had planned a regional park

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - An area Franklin had slated for a regional park could instead become a residential subdivision. [...]

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Milwaukee market a boon for Kenosha real estate group

Kenosha News - Finding success in the Milwaukee area is nothing new for Kenosha-based developer Bear Real Estate Group. [...]

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From offices to workforce housing, real estate execs discuss Milwaukee market

Milwaukee Business Journal - Milwaukee-area real estate executives gathered for the Milwaukee Business Journal's Real Estate Roundtable July 20. Here's a sampling of their comments on the local commercial real estate market. [...]

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