Marketplace Business Improvement District 32
Press Release

Experienced Real Estate Development Professional Hired

Main Street Development Set To Expand In North Avenue / Fond du Lac Marketplace BID 32.

By - Dec 11th, 2018 02:35 pm
Robin Reese. Photo courtesy of the Marketplace Business Improvement District 32.

Robin Reese. Photo courtesy of the Marketplace Business Improvement District 32.

MILWAUKEE – (December 11, 2018). Milwaukee real estate development professional Robin N. Reese has been named Manager of the North Avenue/ Fond du Lac Marketplace Business Improvement District (BID) 32.  In this role, her duties will include recruiting and retaining businesses, managing the BID’s finances and programs, developing resources and interfacing with members of the community. She will also work to foster real estate developments and promote the amenities of the Marketplace BID community. She will manage operations, marketing and overall programming.

Reese has more than a decade of experience in development, construction, project management, sales and marketing, and community relations.

“I am excited to help lead BID 32’s growth and expansion with this role,” said Reese. “I am honored to be joining this organization where my background in development, construction and community relations can be applied to making an integral part of the community a better place. I look forward to working with the BID 32 Board, businesses, property owners, Alderman Stamper and other BID 32 stakeholders.”

“Marketplace BID 32 plans to build on successful inclusive real estate development projects.  In December, Ngozie Omegbu, Community Engagement Specialist, completes her engagement to connect with business and property owners”, said Sharon Adams, Board Chair, Marketplace BID 32.  “They informed us that public safety and new real estate developments are key priorities required to revitalize our commercial corridors. In response, we created the Let’s Grow Together Campaign. Robin Reese brings enthusiasm and skills to propel real estate development and promotion of our businesses.” Adams continued.

Prior to this role, Reese was Executive Director of Thirty Six Blocks, a community development organization. She was previously a Project Manager with Haywood Group, LLC, which specializes in structuring unique development and capital solutions for urban catalytic real estate projects. She also worked with J.F. Cook Co., Inc., as Sales and Marketing manager and T.L. Reese Corporation, as its Properties Division Manager.

A native of Milwaukee, Reese earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cardinal Stritch University. In 2015, Reese received the Milwaukee Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award for her significant professional and community contributions.

About North Avenue/ Fond du Lac Marketplace BID 32

The North Avenue Marketplace Business Improvement District 32 (BID 32) was established in 2004 to “create a viable and sustainable commercial corridor that supports local entrepreneurs, engage current business owners, reduce blight, promote job growth, advance environmental sustainability, and encourage local, regional or national businesses to locate to the community.”

BID 32 includes all commercial property owners that are within North Avenue from I-43 to 27the Street, and Fond du Lac Avenue from 17th to 27th Streets.

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