Giving Back

Restaurant group, community leaders throw Sherman Park revival party

As reported on biztimes.com: Mark Kass, Editor-in-Chief, Milwaukee Business Journal   It was quite the party Sunday afternoon in the Sherman Park area as business and community leaders gathered to host the first annual Sherman Park Revival Celebration. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from the community gathering. The event was put together by the Milwaukee Kitchen Cabinet, a group of Milwaukee-area restaurants which includes SURG Restaurant Group, and Milwaukee Public Schools administrators. At the event, 250 pre-selected Milwaukee Public Schools students received...

Milwaukee Common Council President Announces Partnership to Reduce Blight

As reported on CBS Channel 58 Milwaukee: The City of Milwaukee is turning to its residents for help cleaning up the city. A new partnership is forming that could help fix up abandoned and rundown properties. The old citation plant building is an example the city gave. The business next door bought the property after having issues with squatters. In this case the city was able to lift the tax liens on the property and the businesses next door could purchase it...

Phoenix Investors plans to clear blighted 27th Street property for future development

As reported in the Milwaukee Business Journal: Phoenix Investors is working with the city of Milwaukee to clear and eventually redevelop a vacant, blighted industrial property on North 27th Street. The property is at 4041 N. 27th St. in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor, where the city and other stakeholders are striving to attract more manufacturing jobs. The 8.3-acre property neighbors a larger former Aldrich Chemical Co. Inc. building Phoenix Investors bought in May 2015, and has been renovating for future tenants,...

Health center moves into larger, more efficient space in old Goldmann’s store

As reported on Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service: The grand staircase and the creaky wooden floors of the Goldmann’s Department Store were a source of warm familiarity for generations of Milwaukeeans on the city’s South Side until the department store closed about a decade ago. Now restored, the staircase leads to another community treasure: the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center. The building at 930 W. Historic Mitchell Street, once home to the all-inclusive department store, now houses the all-inclusive community health center,...

Group to donate empty Winn Dixie store to Southwest Georgia Project

SGP plans to convert the facility into a farmers market and food hub As reported in the Albany Herald: ALBANY — An affiliate of Phoenix Investors, LLC, based in Milwaukee, will donate a former Albany Winn-Dixie grocery store to Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc. (Southwest Georgia Project) next Friday. The building is located near intersection of Radium Springs Road and E. Oakridge Drive. The gift, valued at $2.35 million, will give the Southwest Georgia Project, which is a non profit organization...

Former Goldmann’s could become health clinic under latest proposal

As reported on Milwaukee Business Journal: Phoenix Investors and Endeavour Corp. are seeking approval this month to convert the former Goldmann's department store on West Historic Mitchell Street into a health clinic. The $5.5 million renovation is to start in mid-April and will be complete about six months later, said Randy Roth, principal of Endeavour. The building, once renovated, will house the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, currently at 1711 S. 11th St. [edgtf_button size="small" type="" text="Read the full story here" custom_class=""...