New York based industrial developer KTR Capital closed this week on a 271,057 square foot warehouse in Pleasant Prairie’s LakeView Corporate Park.
KTR’s new distribution center, located at 11200 88th Avenue in Pleasant Prairie, was constructed in 1998 with 31 truck docks, 460 parking spaces but upgraded in 2008. The building has two other adjacent tenants.
If you’ve ever wondered why Realtors used that phrase: “Location, location, location,” you only have to ask some who list and sell properties in Kenosha and Racine counties.
For them, it means identical homes can increase or decrease in value and price because of location. It’s the No. 1 rule in real estate.
RadioShack Corp. filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday and plans to sell 2,400 of its stores nationally.
The embattled electronics retailer has designated one of its Kenosha stores as a clearance outlet where merchandise is discounted from 20 to 50 percent, while another local store is still operating normally for now.
Over the past two years Todd Battle’s accomplishments have helped to orchestrate a massive Kenosha city and county economic development program that has made southeastern Wisconsin a much-watched territory for business relocation and expansion.
As a result, New York-based Development Counsellors International has recognized Battle, the president of the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, as one of the economic development profession’s “40 Under 40” winners for 2015.
Herzing University will mark its 50th anniversary with a Thursday night gala at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee.
The for-profit institution, which was incorporated in Milwaukee on Jan. 29, 1965, has graduated more than 10,000 Wisconsin students, according to a news release.
Meijer will open its Kenosha supercenter at 7701 Green Bay Road in June, the retailer announced Wednesday.
That, along with the concurrent opening of a store in Grafton, will mark the company’s official expansion into Wisconsin.
SOMERS — Town officials expect to meet with the new owners of a vacant 40-acre tract in a few weeks to discuss commercial development at the Somers Market Center, where Walmart and Sam’s Club are anchor stores.
In late December, RCG-Somers LLC., an affiliate of Atlanta-based RCG Ventures, a real estate development and management firm, purchased the land from Bank of America for $2.38 million, with plans to develop segments of the 40-acres for retail and business use.
The long-awaited opening of Kenosha’s Meijer store seems around the corner, as construction is nearing completion and company officials are preparing to make an announcement within the next few days.
The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based hypermarket retailer will did not disclose a hard date for the opening of the Kenosha store or any of the other three Wisconsin locations.
Southport Bank has a new president and chief executive officer.
The Kenosha-based bank on Friday announced the appointment of Russ Weyers to succeed Timothy Schadeberg, who departed at the end of 2014.
BURLINGTON — Lydia’s Law, enacted to help sick children in Wisconsin, turned out to be a bust.
There’s a new “mayor” at Naval Station Great Lakes.
Forget about the first robin.
The atmosphere of Kenosha County’s high schools will be decidedly different on Tuesday.
Nearly half of all those required to come to Pleasant Prairie Municipal Court don’t show up.
A Kenosha woman was sentenced Thursday to three years on probation for a series of bad driving decisions.
A 28-year-old Kenosha man was charged with possessing drugs and drug paraphernalia Friday after the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said he overdosed at his Somers residence.
The jury trial for a Kenosha man accused of killing a person during a drug deal was suspended Friday and will resume Monday.
Before hiring on with Kenosha 18 years ago, Mike Lemens already had 22 years of experience as a municipal engineer.
A North Chicago man was charged with soliciting a prostitute after Pleasant Prairie Police Department said he attempted to “pimp out” one of its female undercover officers Thursday afternoon at Super 8 Motel, 7601 118th Ave.
KENOSHA — Eighth District Alderman Kurt Wicklund will host a monthly breakfast meeting 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Andy’s Drive-In, 2929 Roosevelt Road.
The Town of Somers wants to be a village.
An unexpected snowfall created a hectic Thursday morning for local commuters and emergency crews as Kenosha Police and Kenosha Sheriff’s responded to 56 calls from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday.
A fallen Kenosha firefighter was honored by more than 20 departments during a 34-mile procession from Milwaukee to Kenosha late Wednesday night.
Driven by the shortage of multi-family rental units, developers are coming to the forefront with plans for more than 1,000 new apartment units to be built over the next two years.
SALEM — A feasibility study for construction of a zero-depth splash park and a recreation facility is on a list of items the town is considering funding as part of its 2015 capital improvement plan.
Trolley Dogs owner Joe Catuara has until June 30 to move his exhaust fan, after a Kenosha County circuit judge ruled the fan is a nuisance to the abutting property owner and her tenants.
A man testified Thursday that he knew an April drug deal was going to be a robbery, contrary to what he told police after his arrest nearly a year ago.
A $10,000 cash bond was set Thursday afternoon for a Somers man accused of fighting with his live-in girlfriend and burning down his mobile home earlier this month.
Back home in Kenosha after testifying before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing in Washington, D.C., Michael M. Bell reflected on what it meant to him and his determination to seize the opportunity.
Today’s problem: A reader contacted Fix It with a complaint about the length of time it takes for the red light to change on the traffic signal for westbound traffic on 35th Street to turn left onto 30th Avenue near Gateway Technical College.
Prosecutors want to be able to tell jurors that the man accused of killing a woman here and dumping her body several years later is suspected of doing the same thing to someone in another state.
MADISON — The Wisconsin state Senate passed a right-to-work bill Wednesday with just enough votes to send it on to the Assembly, where the Republican majority is wider, keeping the measure on a fast track that could put it before Gov. Scott Walker for his signature next week.