Century City gets First Development

General Capital Group will start construction this summer on the first privately developed manufacturing building in Milwaukee’s Century City business park. The Fox Point developer is constructing the 50,000-square-foot speculative facility at West Capitol Drive and North 31st Street. It is expected to expand to 100,000 square feet in a second phase as General Capital locks in tenants, said Sig Strautmanis, partner in General Capital.

Safety and Security Grant Available

Safe & Sound, The Milwaukee Police Department, and The City of Milwaukee have partnered together to bring affordable surveillance camera equipment to local businesses. This grant allows businesses to acquire state of the art surveillance equipment at a significant discount. Please check our "Grant Applications" page for more information, and to print out an application.

Milwaukee Designated as a "Manufacturing Community" by the US Secretary of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the first 12 communities that will be designated Manufacturing Communities as part of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative. The U.S. Commerce Department-led program is designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing in communities nationwide by supporting the development of long-term economic development strategies that help communities attract and expand private investment in the manufacturing sector and increase international trade and exports. The IMCP is one of the main programs at the center of the Administration’s efforts to support job creation and accelerate manufacturing growth to make communities more globally competitive.

Art Studio Space for Lease

Are you looking for cheap studio space to practice and perform your art? Paradigm Real Estate LLC is now leasing out affordable spacious art studios in the heart of the city. This property is located at 3395 N 30th St. in the Franklin Heights neighborhood, and is an ideal opportunity for those looking to fulfill their artistic vision. 24,000 total SF, May be subdivided to fit your space requirements.

W. Lisbon Ave. Bridge to be Replaced

The W. Lisbon Ave. bridge between N. 30th and N. 31st streets is being replaced. The $1.9 million project, which began Monday, is expected to be completed in November.During the construction project, traffic will be detoured to W. Vliet St., between N. 27th and N. 35th streets. W. Lisbon Ave. will be open to eastbound local traffic only between N. 35th and N. 31st streets, and westbound traffic only between N. 27th and N. 30th streets.

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Visits The Corridor

At our last General Meeting, The State of Wisconsin DWD led an informative discussion on Unemployment Insurance, Workers Compensation, and Equal Rights. These issues can contribute significant costs to your business, and the DWD did go over new legislation and offer suggestions on how a business can control those costs. If you are interested in learning more about what the DWD had to say, or were unable to attend, feel free to contact The Corridor office.