Eyes on Milwaukee: The Couture Developer Secures Financing
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Couture Developer Secures Financing

No construction date announced, but private financing commitment marks major milestone.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Is A Couture Deal Finally Coming?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Is A Couture Deal Finally Coming?

City officials say it is, while Ald. Bauman pushes city to separate streetcar from project.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Still No Deal For The Couture. Yet
Eyes on Milwaukee

Still No Deal For The Couture. Yet

Sorry, Mark Belling, deal still isn't quite done, says developer.

Plats and Parcels: NBA Player Plans Downtown Apartments
Plats and Parcels

NBA Player Plans Downtown Apartments

Big week in real estate with Couture taxes, Strauss, Marchese, Airbnb, Scott Lurie and more making headlines.

Transportation: Couture Streetcar Extension Decision Pushed to June 2020
Transportation

Couture Streetcar Extension Decision Pushed to June 2020

"We look like complete fools," says Bauman as Marcoux expresses confidence in project.

Transportation: City Struggles on Couture Streetcar Extension
Transportation

City Struggles on Couture Streetcar Extension

As project drags, officials to meet with Federal Transit Administration to discuss options.

MKE County: Supervisors Question Couture Project
MKE County

Supervisors Question Couture Project

Staskunas says county should consider other options, doubts 44-story tower will happen.

Plats and Parcels: The Couture Getting New Signage
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Getting New Signage

Plus: Walker's Point brewery may become climbing gym, funding for Soldiers Home project.

Plats and Parcels: The Couture Changes Financing Plan
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Changes Financing Plan

Developer misses funding deadline, plans to apply again. Baird & Co. now working on the deal.

Transportation: City Confident Couture Won’t Block Streetcar
Transportation

City Confident Couture Won’t Block Streetcar

Federal grant at risk if lakefront extension to The Couture isn't running by end of 2020.

Plats and Parcels: The Couture Gets Financing Extension
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Gets Financing Extension

Construction starts on Adams Garden Park, wellness center for King Drive.

Plats and Parcels: The Couture Gets Financing Extension
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Gets Financing Extension

State office building slated for near west side, Grand Ave might get $9 million.

MKE County: County Committee Mollified on Couture
MKE County

County Committee Mollified on Couture

Delay on 44-floor lakefront tower had been issue, but key supervisors now happy.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Couture Cleared for Takeoff
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Couture Cleared for Takeoff

Long-anticipated project receives financing commitment from federal government.

Plats and Parcels: The Couture Still in Limbo
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Still in Limbo

Plus: Plans to convert two schools to apartments advance, more affordable housing in Walker's Point

Plats and Parcels: County Officials Suggest Taking Back Couture Site
Plats and Parcels

County Officials Suggest Taking Back Couture Site

Supervisors cite lack of progress on county-owned lakefront land.

Eyes on Milwaukee

Multiple Tower Groundbreakings in 2018

Couture, 1550 are in the works, but what about another lakefront tower?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Couture Seeks Commercial Tenants
Eyes on Milwaukee

Couture Seeks Commercial Tenants

44-story apartment tower will have 40,000 square left for a grocer, restaurants, medical office.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays Couture Sewer Subsidy
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays Couture Sewer Subsidy

But this won't be a precedent for future deals, a city official says.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Couture’s Surprise Sewer Being Moved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Couture’s Surprise Sewer Being Moved

Previously unknown sewer will cost city $2 million to move

Eyes on Milwaukee

City Approves The Couture

December groundbreaking likely; Barrett says second tower could be built.

Changes Made to Couture’s Design

Changes Made to Couture’s Design

Design tweaks address concerns of neighboring 833 East developer.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Second Lakefront Tower Coming?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Second Lakefront Tower Coming?

Barrett-Lo has made plans for second tower next to The Couture.

Photo Gallery: Transit Center Tower Demolition
Photo Gallery

Transit Center Tower Demolition

Five-story clock tower knocked down to make way for 44-floor apartment tower.

Friday Photos: Goodbye Downtown Transit Center
Friday Photos

Goodbye Downtown Transit Center

Bus barn is coming down for 44-floor, lakefront high rise, The Couture.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Couture is Finally Happening
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Couture is Finally Happening

County to move bus routes off site at end of month, demolition of building imminent.

New Front Door for Lakefront

New Front Door for Lakefront

Dramatic plan moves freeway ramps and creates a grand boulevard that connects downtown and the lakefront.

County Threatened With Lakefront Lawsuit

County Threatened With Lakefront Lawsuit

County committee okays negotiations with The Couture developer, despite a casual threat of lawsuit.

Photo Gallery: The Couture Press Conference
Photo Gallery

The Couture Press Conference

Developers and politicians unite behind the podium to unveil 44-story project.

The Chatter: Abele vs County Board — Again
The Chatter

Abele vs County Board — Again

Someone leaked the info on Abele's plan for a 44 story lakefront tower, leaving him apologizing to the board.