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Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich are new investors in downtown’s The Avenue redevelopment
By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel One of downtown Milwaukee's biggest redevelopment projects has landed two well-known investors: Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich. The two Milwaukee Brewer outfielders "are making significant investments" in The Avenue, the new...read more
By Sean Ryan, Milwaukee Business Journal Milwaukee Brewers stars Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich are making “significant” investments into the ongoing redevelopment of the former Shops of Grand Avenue in downtown Milwaukee. Read more . . .read more
By Jerramy Jannene, Urban Milwaukee Work is steadily progressing on the transformation of the former Shops of Grand Avenue mall into a mixed-use development known as The Avenue. Engineering firm GRAEF will move its headquarters and 170 jobs to a new space on the...read more
By William Morris, Finance & Commerce If the former Dairy Queen headquarters in Edina can’t be turned into apartments, Hempel Cos. is more than happy to keep it as offices. Minneapolis-based Hempel is buying the IDQ Building at 7505 Metro Blvd. in Edina for $7...read more
By Sean Ryan, Milwaukee Business Journal A proposed $9 million Milwaukee financing package for the ongoing redevelopment of the Shops of Grand Avenue gained its first city approval vote Thursday. Read moreread more
The Avenue developer Tony Janowiec declared mission accomplished on the first step of the ongoing downtown Milwaukee renovation: The former Shops of Grand Avenue looks nothing like a mall anymore. Read more and view the slideshow hereread more
By Sean Ryan, Milwaukee Business Journal The ongoing redevelopment of The Shops of Grand Avenue could receive $9 million in city financing under a proposal up for review this month. That money would support the renovation of the former mall, which is renamed...read more
The Avenue is drawing office prospects, new apartment residents and a possible child care center to downtown
By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The redeveloping former Grand Avenue continues to draw prospective office tenants, has just opened its new apartments — and might be landing a child care center. Those new details were revealed by one of the downtown Milwaukee...read more
by Sean Ryan - Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal The offices being built in the former Shops of Grand Avenue secured a second tenant: the Milwaukee Downtown Business Improvement District No. 21. View full storyread more
by Sean Ryan, Milwaukee Business Journal Graef in late 2019 will move its headquarters and 170 jobs to new office space in The Shops of Grand Avenue in a move the president said will provide the urban environment his employees want. The engineering and design firm is...read more