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Development News for the Week of: 1/19/19 - 2/1/19

PROMEGA TO RECEIVE STATE TAX CREDITS

Fitchburg life sciences company Promega Corp. will receive up to $1.5 million in tax credits over three years from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 

Madison usually stars near the top of the list for its tech economy and job gains, by most measures, but a report released Thursday by the Milken Institute says the metro area is not just in the bottom half of the top 100, it has sunk 14 places below last year's ranking.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 
 
A large development that would turn a parking lot on Atwood Avenue into a mixed-use development with 79 units of apartments is up for approvals at Monday's Madison Plan Commission meeting.
Foxconn Technology Group reversed itself Friday saying it will construct a liquid crystal display manufacturing facility in southeast Wisconsin after President Donald Trump intervened amid news reports that put the future of the project in doubt.
- Wisconsin State Journal  
 

Around the State and Points Elsewhere  
 


Milwaukee's RiverWalk carries a distinctly urban vibe - which makes sense for a path that connects the east side to the harbor, running through downtown and the Historic Third Ward. But don't expect that same experience when the RiverWalk is extended into the Menomonee Valley.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A proposal to convert a Walker's Point warehouse complex into a large venue for weddings and other events is apparently not proceeding.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  
 
 
The owner of the historic Modjeska Theatre, on Milwaukee's south side, is seeking proposals to redevelop the long-closed building. 
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
Plans to build a 200-unit Bay View apartment development have been filed with city officials - with the neighborhood's Common Council member vowing to fight the project. 
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
A plan to remove a grove of trees at downtown Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts could be blocked by a new proposal to designate the property as historic. 
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  
MILWAUKEE DOWNTOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MOVING TO REDEVELOPING FORMER GRAND AVENUE MALL
 
The former Grand Avenue mall has landed another office tenant: the Milwaukee Downtown Business Improvement District. 
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
 
 
One of the Milwaukee area's wealthiest communities, Mequon is known for large, upscale homes on one-acre lots. But a new project will develop about two dozen smaller houses spaced close to one another - part of a larger effort to create a downtown for the sprawling suburb.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel