Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Coming to Milwaukee
Rishi Tea, Lakefront Brewery and Solaris are all building new facilities in the ever-growing Menomonee Valley.
There is no shortage of activity these days in the Menomonee Valley.
Three industrial projects are moving forward. Rishi Tea is building a new facility, just north of the recently completed Ahern facility. Solaris is negotiating the final details of their facility and will begin construction soon in the northwest corner of the valley, just east of the Miller Park parking lots. Lakefront Brewery is working on initial plans for a new brewery between the We Energies coal (soon to be natural gas) power plant and Harley Davidson Museum.
The three projects are yet another chapter in a great Milwaukee success story. What once was a post-apocalyptic wasteland with an underwhelming baseball stadium (and team for much of that time) has risen like a phoenix to become an industrial hub for the city and region. Easily accessible jobs at all skill levels are available thanks to a public-private partnership that is a Midwestern marvel. It’s virtually unheard of to find another city that has taken their largest brownfield and turned it not only into a jobs hub (more than 1,000 and counting), but incorporated a well-used recreational trail, large new park and multiple entertainment venues.
And if you’re still not convinced about the flow of money and jobs into the Menomonee Valley, you can also view our photo gallery of the nearly complete Potawatomi Hotel.
Jan 30th, 2015 by Dave Reid
New complex with 168 apartments will add density to an area that's booming with development.
Jan 23rd, 2015 by Jeramey Jannene
49 new apartments are slated to open in June 2015 on the west side of Downtown.
Dec 19th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
The consulting company relocates to neighborhood where it all began 156 years ago.
Dec 12th, 2014 by Michael Horne
The $19.5 million, 133-unit apartment complex along the river will fill in one of the last developable pieces of land on the Beerline.
Dec 5th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Mandel Group is building the third phase of their "neighborhood by design" -- to plug "the doughnut hole in Downtown."
Nov 28th, 2014 by Michael Horne
Crews have begun work on new exhibition space and lakefront entry for the museum, as our photos show.