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Colliers Brokers $4.3M Sale of Industrial Building in Hartland, Wisconsin

HARTLAND, WIS. — Colliers International has brokered the $4.3 million sale of a 58,828-square-foot industrial building in Hartland, a western suburb of Milwaukee. Printing company JTS Direct LLC fully occupies the property, which is located at 1180 Walnut Ridge Drive. Tom Shepherd, Jennifer Huber-Bullock and Steve Sewart of Colliers represented the seller, SH 1180 Walnut Ridge LLC. Kashou Brothers LLC purchased the

Mid-America Brokers $10.2M Sale of Shopping Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

OSHKOSH, WIS. — Mid-America Real Estate Corp. has brokered the sale of Oshkosh Center II for $10.2 million. The 107,456-square-foot shopping center is located at the northeast corner of 20th Avenue and Koeller Street in Oshkosh, nearly 90 miles northwest of Milwaukee. Anchor tenants include Pick ’n Save and Office Max. The sale also includes a 4,150-square-foot outlot building for a total of 111,606 square feet. Carly Gallagher, Rick Drogosz and Dan Rosenfeld of Mid-America brokered the …

Michels to Develop ‘Transformative’ $100M Mixed-Use Project Along Milwaukee’s Riverfront

MILWAUKEE — Michels Corp., a utility and civil engineering firm based in Wisconsin, is planning to develop a $100 million mixed-use project on six acres of riverfront property in Milwaukee’s Harbor District. Dubbed RIVER 1, the development will include about 220,000 square feet of office space, 19,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 67 multifamily residences, a 103-room hotel, 1,000 underground parking spaces and riverwalk space. “What the Michels Family proposes on the …

Colliers Brokers Sale of Caterpillar Manufacturing Campus in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Colliers International has brokered the sale of a 750,300-square-foot Caterpillar manufacturing campus in South Milwaukee. The sales price was $13.3 million, according to the Milwaukee Business Journal. Caterpillar used the eight-building campus, located at 1022 and 1100 Milwaukee Ave., for its global mining operations. The company is in the process of vacating the property, but still has an ongoing lease. Tom Shepherd, Jennifer Huber-Bullock, Steve Sewart and Sal Strehlow of …

CBL Properties Sells Janesville Mall in Wisconsin for $18M

JANESVILLE, WIS. — CBL Properties has sold Janesville Mall in southern Wisconsin to RockStep Capital for $18 million. Boston Store, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Kohl’s and Sears anchor the 600,000-square-foot mall. Other tenants include Bath & Body Works, American Eagle Outfitters, Claire’s, Finish Line, GameStop, Ulta Beauty, Victoria’s Secret and Yankee Candle. CBL will use proceeds from the sale to supplement cash flow, fund redevelopment programs and other capital improvements, and …

Axilla Capital Arranges $5.6M Acquisition Loan for Hotel in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

WAUWATOSA, WIS. — Axilla Capital LLC has arranged a $5.6 million loan for the acquisition of the Holiday Inn Express in Wauwatosa. Originally completed in 1984, the 121-room hotel underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in 2017. The three-story property features a fitness center, business center and shuttle service. Tom Fleming of Axilla arranged the loan with a conventional bank on behalf of the undisclosed

Milwaukee Health Systems Expand, Focus on Off-Campus Settings

Healthcare properties present a tremendous opportunity for real estate developers in the Milwaukee market and the upper Midwest. The national and regional healthcare real estate sectors remain on solid footing, according to the 2018 Healthcare Marketplace Report from Colliers International. The sector remains attractive in terms of both stability and diversification. There will always be a demand for healthcare services as the U.S. population continues to age at an unprecedented rate. A …

NorthMarq Arranges $38.6M Loan to Refinance Two Apartment Properties in Suburban Milwaukee

GREENFIELD, WIS. — NorthMarq Capital has arranged a $38.6 million loan through Freddie Mac for the refinancing of Rivershire and Riverwood Apartments in Greenfield, a southwest suburb of Milwaukee. Together, the apartment properties total 54 buildings and 432 units. Brett Hood of NorthMarq arranged the financing through Freddie Mac’s Green Advantage Program. The 10-year, fixed-rate loan features a 30-year amortization schedule. The undisclosed borrower originally developed the properties …

KeyBank Provides $14.8M Fannie Mae Loan for Refinancing of Apartment Property in Wisconsin

LA CROSSE, WIS. — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $14.8 million loan through Fannie Mae for the refinancing of The Residences at Belle Square in La Crosse near the border of Minnesota. Built in 2016, the 93-unit, Class A apartment complex includes 30,000 square feet of retail space. Todd Linehan of KeyBank arranged the 10-year, fixed-rate loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule. The borrower was not

Milwaukee Market Displays Strong Fundamentals Despite Retailer Struggles

Like many other Midwestern markets, Milwaukee is experiencing a mixed bag in retail. While headlines have been dominated primarily by closures, there has also been an abundance of new activity in the market. While it’s taken its hits, the retail market has fought back and retail vacancy has actually decreased slightly to 4.4 percent in the first quarter, according to CoStar Group. Rents are edging up and Class A space is difficult to find. The inventory of Class B and C space is more …

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