Author: Jodi Hogerton

Ascent skyscraper in Milwaukee becomes world’s tallest timber building

Now open, Ascent has been certified by CTBUH as the tallest mass timber building in the world standing proud at 284ft.

World’s tallest mass timber building: Milwaukee is home to Ascent

At Van Buren and Kilbourn, Ascent is standing tall – a sparkling 25-story luxury high-rise tower. It is gaining attention because of its beauty and bones.

The tallest mass timber building in the world is opening in downtown Milwaukee. It’s healthier for the planet. And you.

Discover how Ascent contributes to a healthy and sustainable future by utilizing mass timber construction.

Should Ivanhoe Place Become a Permanent Public Plaza?

Normally dominated by cars, one block of East Ivanhoe Place housed a temporary stage as people listened to bands, bought food and merch from vendors, met friends, and enjoyed a sunny Saturday during the recent Summer Soulstice Music Festival.  

A six-story, 86-unit apartment building is proposed for Walker’s Point. It’s the latest in a series of similar neighborhood projects.

New Land Enterprises continues to develop in the Walker’s Point neighborhood to improve traffic, and support local businesses and the neighborhood.

The Newest High-Rise Near You Might Just Be Made From Wood

Read more in New Land’s article in The Wall Street Journal about the benefits of building with mass timber.

Local Food Hall To Donate Proceeds to Ukrainian Relief Efforts

A local business is working to help families in Ukraine by donating to a charitable relief group.

Optometrist Opening New Practice in Bay View’s KinetiK Building

Dr. Vaugn Schneider will open her new optometry office called Eyes on the Lake on the ground floor of the KinetiK apartment building in Bay View.

Top 5 Milwaukee Real Estate Developments: 2021

There were a lot of new developments in Milwaukee in 2021, especially among cultural institutions and the central city. Older proposed developments began construction, new projects became a reality, and some historic buildings got a rehab.

The Oriental Revitalized, More To Be Redeveloped

During a period in which movie theaters have been among the industries hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, two historic Milwaukee cinemas have been revitalized with renovations totaling tens of millions of dollars.