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Renting is as American as owning

No builder wants to stay in the rental market if they can sell their assets instead.  The condo market is awful right now, and Bear knows that.  That market has to get better.  When it does, partnerships like this one between the city and private development could leave us very well positioned to witness the [...]

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Affordable apartments in Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha vie for tax credits

Milwaukee has the biggest concentration of affordable housing developments seeking state tax credit support, but the largest communities surrounding the city have their share as well. Racine, Kenosha and Waukesha all have large projects vying for a share of the $12.8 million in affordable housing tax credits the state will award this year to finance [...]

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Council approves tax incremental financing for Fifth Avenue Lofts development

The Fifth Avenue Lofts will be built on a lot that is now a tax incremental financing district.  Kenosha City Council members approved the TIF arrangement late Wednesday after approving a rezoning for the 150-unit apartment project on the former Frank Wells Co. manufacturing site at 5821 Fifth Ave. Kenosha-based Bear Development asked the city [...]

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