Gap, Macy’s, Kohl’s to Furlough Most Employees as Stores Remain Closed During COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK CITY AND MENOMONEE FALLS, WIS. — Prominent retailers Gap Inc., Macy’s Inc. and Kohl’s have announced separately that they’re planning to furlough a majority of employees at their stores and some distribution centers beginning this week in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Combined, the total number of affected employees is nearly 290,000, according to the Los Angeles Times. The three retailers have extended their temporary store closures indefinitely to stop …

JLL Negotiates $2.4M Sale of Giordano’s-Occupied Property in Kenosha, Wisconsin

KENOSHA, WIS. — JLL Capital Markets has negotiated the $2.4 million sale of a 4,500-square-foot, single-tenant retail building net leased to Giordano’s restaurant in Kenosha. Completed in late 2019, the property is located at 7060 Green Bay Road. It is the first Giordano’s location in Wisconsin. Chicago-based Giordano’s, famous for deep dish pizza, opened in 1974 and operates nearly 70 locations. Alex Sharrin, Nicholas Kanich and Larry Kilduff of JLL represented the seller, Speedwagon …

Cushman & Wakefield | Boerke Brokers $4.8M Sale of Industrial Building in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Cushman & Wakefield | Boerke has brokered the sale of a 95,500-square-foot industrial building in Milwaukee for $4.8 million. The property is located at 11225 W. Heather Ave. Terry McMahon and Cody Ziegler of Cushman & Wakefield | Boerke represented the buyer, Rebel Converting. Brennan Investment Group was the seller. Rebel is a contract manufacturer of disinfectant wipes. The company began to look for a larger space well before coronavirus and demand for sanitizing wipes …

All Duluth Trading Stores to Temporarily Close

MOUNT HOREB, WIS. — As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Duluth Holdings Inc. has temporarily closed all of its stores nationwide. There are more than 60 locations of Duluth Trading Co. The company did not disclose a timeline for when the stores will reopen. The Wisconsin-based retailer of casual wear and workwear will support sales associates with two weeks of pay. Approximately 50 percent of Duluth Trading’s sales are generated through its website and shipped directly to customers from …

Solidcore Signs 2,540 SF Retail Lease in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward

MILWAUKEE — Solidcore has leased a 2,540-square-foot retail space at the Dye House within Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward neighborhood. Ned Purtell, John Davis and Hakan Hare of Founders 3 Real Estate Services represented the landlord, Singerman Real Estate. Solidcore is a fitness concept offering 50-minute workout classes featuring high-intensity, low-impact training. Dating back to 1922, the Dye House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It once housed the dyeing …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers Sale of Two-Property Self-Storage Portfolio in Wisconsin

PEWAUKEE AND WAUKESHA, WIS. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of a two-property, 548-unit All Safe Mini Stor-It portfolio in Wisconsin for an undisclosed price. The self-storage facilities are located in Pewaukee and Waukesha. The properties, which are a mix of climate-controlled and non-climate-controlled units, span 76,484 square feet. Brian Kelly, Brett Hatcher and Gabriel Coe of Marcus & Millichap marketed the portfolio on behalf of the seller, a limited liability …

Ross IES Relocates to 40,282 SF Office in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Ross Innovative Employment Solutions (IES) has relocated from northwest Milwaukee to 7800 W. Brown Deer Road in Milwaukee. The 40,282-square-foot space will serve as the workforce development company’s new Milwaukee office. The building has been vacant since 2017 when relocated downtown. Founded in the 1970s, Ross IES partners with state and local agencies to design and implement job readiness and workforce development programs. Ben Anderson and Jim Larkin of …

NKF Negotiates $15M Sale of Four-Property Retail Portfolio in Metro Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has negotiated the $15 million sale of a four-property retail portfolio in metro Milwaukee. The portfolio totals 97,259 square feet. The properties include Harvard Square and Northfield Shopping Center in Brookfield, Lincoln Plaza in West Allis and Mitchell Bank Plaza in New Berlin. Kevin Schnoldt and Brian Vanevenhoven of NKF represented the sellers, which comprised various entities associated with William Reilly and Leon Joseph. Baceline Investments …

SRS Arranges $2.1M Sale of Fresenius-Occupied Property in Monroe, Wisconsin

MONROE, WIS. — SRS Real Estate Partners has arranged the $2.1 million sale of a 6,804-square-foot property occupied by Fresenius Kidney Care in Monroe in southern Wisconsin. The facility is located at 120 W. 7th St. Fresenius is a national provider of dialysis treatment and resources. Frank Rogers and Michael Carter of SRS represented the seller, a Midwest-based developer. The team also represented the buyer, a California-based investor completing a 1031 tax-deferred

SLIB Negotiates $2.3M Sale of Assisted Living Community in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Senior Living Investment Brokerage (SLIB) has arranged the sale of St. Clare Terrace, a 59-unit assisted living community in Milwaukee. The community was built in 1964 and operates under the Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC) designation. Under this state designation, residents have individual apartments with kitchens and bathrooms. They also receive up to 28 hours per week of supportive, personal and nursing services. The 67,000-square-foot property sits on 2.4 acres, and …

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