Park Towne News & Notes
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Development News for the Week of: 11/11/2017 - 11/17/2017     


 
North Central Group is proposing to demolish several worn, one-story buildings at 2155, 2165 and 2175 Rimrock Road next to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue building and across the street from Alliant Energy Center.
-Wisconsin State Journal


Hovde Properties is dropping its plan to build a 10-story office building on Madison Area Technical College's Downtown property.
-Wisconsin State Journal


New owners of the former meat processing plant say new tenants could start moving into parts of the redeveloped property as soon as next summer.
-Wisconsin State Journal
 

Oakwood Village, the largest retirement organization in Madison, is embarking on a $43 million expansion of its Prairie Ridge campus on the Far East Side.
-Wisconsin State Journal
 

Around the State and Points Elsewhere  

 
Dale Stenbroten and Katy Rowe first dabbled in the business of guest rentals through Airbnb.com. Now, they're taking a leap by converting a historic downtown Milwaukee office building into a small boutique hotel.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
       
 
Downtown Milwaukee's Wisconsin Center would cost $225 million to $275 million to expand, according to a new estimate. 
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
 
A city financing plan for an affordable apartment development in Walker's Point received an initial approval Thursday from Milwaukee officials.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
After downtown Milwaukee's newest office tower is completed two years from now, it will help spur redevelopment of a neighboring building into a possible hotel, apartments and other new uses.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
Milwaukee's RiverWalk system has won some international recognition.
The RiverWalk, which runs roughly 3 miles along the Milwaukee River between the harbor and the North Ave. bridge, has won a 2017-2018 Global Award of Excellence from the Urban Land Institute.  
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
The proposed conversion of two historic Milwaukee schools into apartments for seniors and families has received Plan Commission zoning approval.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
APARTMENT BUILDING PROPOSED FOR GROUNDS OF DOWNTOWN MILWAUKEE'S HISTORIC ST. JAMES CHURCH
 
A seven-story apartment building that would include new commercial space to house weddings and other events is planned for the grounds of downtown Milwaukee's historic St. James Episcopal Church.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
 
 
A seven-story apartment development is being proposed for a site just south of downtown Milwaukee's historic Mackie Building. The $33 million development, with over 100 apartments, would be built on a vacant lot at 511 N. Broadway, according to new plans filed with the city Historic Preservation Commission. 
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel