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Phoenix Investors approved to buy, rehab Dayton building

As reported in the Dayton Business Journal: The city of Dayton, Ohio, approved the sale of the 350,000-square-foot industrial building Wednesday morning to Milwaukee-based Phoenix Investors, and the sale could close in 90 days. City commissioners approved Wednesday morning the sale of 2333 McCall St. to an LLC affiliated with Milwaukee-based Phoenix Investors, for $300,000. It would be the first Ohio project for the real estate group, which plans to spend the next 6 to 9 months making significant repairs to the...

Developer looks to rehab big Dayton property

As reported in the Dayton Business Journal: The city of Dayton will consider selling a big piece of vacant industrial real estate to a developer who could be eyeing its rehabilitation. The city commission will decide Wednesday on an agreement to sell the vacant McCall building at 2333 McCall St. in the Westview Industrial Park. The 350,000-square-foot property has been vacant since 2010 and the city has been attempting to sell it since that time, city documents show. Milwaukee-based development group Phoenix Investors,...

Phoenix Investors purchases Kenosha industrial complex for $2 million

As reported in the Milwaukee BizTimes: Phoenix working with tenant Compass Minerals to improve, expand distribution at the site An affiliate of Milwaukee-based Phoenix Investors LLC has purchased a 281,000-square-foot industrial complex in Kenosha for $2 million. Phoenix Kenosha purchased the property, which is located on 13 acres at 3122 14th Ave., from Walnut and Vine Properties II LLC. The property is primarily leased to Overland Park, Kansas-based Compass Minerals America, which is using the site as a distribution center. Compass Minerals has more than...

Project connects Albany area farmers with communities

As reported in the Albany Herald: Southwest Georgia Project officials say healthy food options lead to healthy lives ALBANY — The Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education held a fresh food mixer in downtown Albany on Thursday to help connect local farmers/food producers with the community in which they live and to encourage healthier lifestyles through better eating habits. [edgtf_blockquote text="We are promoting the healthy food program today," title_tag="h2" width="80"] said Karen Lawrence, an ag specialist for SWGP. “These are foods that have come directly from our local...

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=""...