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The Milwaukee Kitchen Cabinet to Host “Back to School Celebration”

As reported on urbanmilwaukee.com MILWAUKEE – August 11, 2019 – For the third consecutive year, the Milwaukee Kitchen Cabinet will be hosting a back to school event in partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools. The past two years, this event has been held as the “Sherman Park Revival Celebration”. This year, a new community will be served in Milwaukee at Wick Field and the event has been renamed to the ‘Milwaukee Kitchen Cabinet’s Back to School Celebration’ in order to serve more students and a larger...

PHOENIX INVESTORS ACQUIRES THREE ADDITIONAL ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES

Company purchases over 1.8 million square feet MILWAUKEE, WI (June 25, 2019) – Affiliates of Phoenix Investors (“Phoenix”), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced the acquisition of three industrial properties totaling approximately 1,800,000 square feet located in Galesburg and Decatur, Illinois. The subject acquisition brings Phoenix’s overall portfolio to approximately 27,000,000 square feet across 25 states. The Galesburg Illinois assets were originally constructed by Maytag between 1974 and 1996 and then acquired by Whirlpool Corporation. Phoenix’s...

PHOENIX INVESTORS TO CONVERT MOUNT PLEASANT INDUSTRIAL FACILITY INTO SELF-STORAGE

As reported on prnewswire.com MILWAUKEE, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of Phoenix Investors ("Phoenix"), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced it is converting its industrial facility located at 7505 Durand Ave in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin into one of the largest self-storage facilities in the market. Consisting of approximately 200,000 square-feet, Phoenix intends on adding up to 2,000 self-storage units to the property. Located in a mixed-use area with a variety of retail and industrial uses,...

PHOENIX INVESTORS ACQUIRES FORMER BON-TON DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN ROCKFORD, IL

As reported on prnewswire.com MILWAUKEE, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of Phoenix Investors ("Phoenix"), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced it acquired an approximately 517,000 square-foot former Bon-Ton distribution facility located at 4650 Shepherd Trail in Rockford, Illinois. With the subject acquisition, Phoenix's affiliates now own approximately 3,200,000 square feet in Illinois. Conveniently located between two full four-way interchanges with Interstate 90, the property features approximately 25,000 square feet of office space, clear ceiling...

PHOENIX INVESTORS HAS ANOTHER TENANT FOR FORMER TECUMSEH PLANT IN GRAFTON

As reported on bizjournals.com , Written by Sean Ryan  Increasing demand from clients who need help with shipping operations prompted Midwest Assembly, Warehouse and Distribution to seek space to lease from Phoenix Investors in Grafton. The West Bend company primarily provides third-party logistics services to other firms, and is looking to lease about 56,000 square feet in Grafton for those operations, said Tom Bichanich, Midwest Assembly operations manager. The long-term lease provides more space and would let the company consolidate operations...

PHOENIX INVESTORS BUYS TWO OUT OF STATE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES

As reported on biztimes.com , Written by Alex Zank  Affiliates of Milwaukee-based real estate investment firm Phoenix Investors recently acquired two out of state industrial complexes in transactions that totaled $10.7 million. To conclude 2018, Phoenix bought one property near Peoria, Illinois, for $8.1 million, and another near Jefferson City, Missouri, for $2.6 million. The company expanded its footprint to 24 states with the Jefferson City purchase. The Jefferson City property includes a roughly 276,180-square-foot industrial building on about 59 acres. It...

RESTAURANTS TEAM UP TO BRING FOOD, GIFTS TO LIFE NAVIGATORS

As reported on bizjournals.com , photography by Kenny Yoo  Members of the Milwaukee Kitchen Cabinet, a group of prominent area restaurants, recently served food and handed out gifts at Life Navigators in Wauwatosa as part of the group's “3 Days of Christmas." Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal freelance photographer Kenny Yoo to see photos of the event. The event was part of the group's third annual “3 Days of Christmas,” during which Milwaukee-area restaurant operators,...

WELCOMING PHOENIX’S NEW DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  Tracy L. Schroeder recently joined the team as the Director of Governmental Affairs & Community Development, and with her skills, she will help cultivate business relationships that create mutually beneficial, long-lasting partnerships through a wide range of markets.  Ms. Schroeder is responsible for cultivating business and political relationships throughout the country, as well as aligning funding opportunities for current and future projects. Prior to joining Phoenix Investors, Ms. Schroeder was a long-term commercial real estate executive with expertise in project...

PHOENIX BROWN DEER, LLC SELLS FORMER WESTBURY BANK BRANCH TO THE VILLAGE OF BROWN DEER

As reported on businessinsider.com MILWAUKEE, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of Phoenix Investors ("Phoenix"), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced that it sold the former Westbury Bank building located at 4301 West Brown Deer Road to the Village of Brown Deer. The building will become the new home of the Brown Deer Public Library; as well, the Village acquired two additional parcels from Phoenix that are currently used for overflow parking. These parcels will...

Attracting new business to the old Maytag factory

As reported on wsiltv.com  written by Roni LeForge HERRIN, Ill. -- It's been twelve years since the former Maytag factory closed, eliminating nearly a thousand jobs in Herrin. Now, city officials are looking forward to new businesses moving into the old factory that has since been renovated. The north side of the old Maytag factory has been demolished and crews are cleaning up. "Phoenix Investors felt as though it was more economically viable for them to go ahead and demolish that section...