Milwaukee Business Journal Tag

Phoenix Investors buys two more large industrial buildings

As reported on bizjournals.com: Sean Ryan, Reporter Phoenix Investors added another 1 million square feet to its growing portfolio of industrial building. The Milwaukee-based company on Wednesday announced the $25.8 million purchase of buildings in Jefferson and Beloit that are nearly fully leased. The company now holds about 17 million square feet of properties in 22 states, and has grown rapidly after the recession under a core strategy of buying and rehabbing empty or underused industrial buildings. "These acquisitions represent our entry...

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...

Amazon.com, Japanese firm explored Racine County before Foxconn

As reported on biztimes.com: Sean Ryan, Reporter Milwaukee Business Journal “People are now seeing Racine as something that really gives you the benefit of both markets, and it has taken time for the market to realize that,” said David Marks, president and CEO of Phoenix Investors in Milwaukee. Phoenix Investors in 2013 bought an existing building in Mount Pleasant, and currently owns 62 surrounding acres for more development on Durand Avenue. Phoenix has prepared 18 acres for construction of a 130,000-square-foot building, said senior vice president Kurt...

Milwaukee’s Coolest Offices: Fully stocked bar, full-time chef among Phoenix Investors offerings

As reported in the Milwaukee Business Journal Phoenix Investors' downtown Milwaukee office has quite a list of features, ranging from a fully stocked bar to a full-time chef to a massage room for employees. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos of the office. The chef prepares free breakfast and lunch daily for the real estate firm's 55 employees in a full kitchen that was included in the buildout of the office space. Not only is it helpful that team members...

Ryan Trost

As reported in Milwaukee Business Journal: 40 Under 40 Award Winner: Senior vice president-finance, Phoenix Investors LLC | Age: 31 [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="750"] Photo Credit: SCOTT PAULUS[/caption] In college, Ryan Trost sold burial plots. Today, he’s enjoying a much livelier career with Phoenix Investors...

Meet the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2017 class of 40 Under 40 winners

As reported in Milwaukee Business Journal: We had a lot of fun unveiling our 2017 40 Under 40 winners this past week to a lot of reaction and fanfare throughout southeastern Wisconsin. To see the entire 2017 class of young professionals that we are honoring, click on the attached slideshow. In all, we received nearly 260 nominations for this year's program, the 25th year that we have been recognizing the up-and-coming leaders in our community. There were a lot of hard decisions...

Business Journal unveils 40 Under 40 winners: Art Museum’s Polednik, Baird’s Phillips among first group

As reported in Milwaukee Business Journal: Milwaukee Art Museum director Marcelle Polednik and Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. financial advisor Emily Phillips are among the first group of winners to be announced in the Milwaukee Business Journal's prestigious 40 Under 40 awards program for 2017. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos of the winners. Other winners in our first group announced Tuesday include Marquette University lacrosse coach Joe Amplo; Ashley Hines, diversity and inclusion manager for the Medical College...