Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tom Daykin

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Tom:

New rapid bus service connecting downtown to Wauwatosa hospitals, Medical College to begin running by October 2022

Construction on the new service, known as the Bus Rapid Transit, is to begin in 2021. It is being funded mainly with a $41 million federal grant. → Read More

Couture high-rise to post minimum value of $38.3 million after opening

That agreement sets a guaranteed assessed value to ensure property taxes from the Couture pay back $19.5 million in city funds tied to the project. → Read More

Long-delayed Couture high-rise receives HUD loan guarantee for $103.5 million, setting the stage for construction.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a "firm commitment" to insure a $103.5 million loan to build the Couture. → Read More

Molson Coors says it will add 377 jobs in Milwaukee following its 2019 plans. So far, it has added more than 225 jobs.

It's a 33% increase over the company's current head count of 540 corporate positions and 601 brewery positions on the near west side. → Read More

Add Gurnee Mills to the growing list of financially troubled shopping malls in the greater Milwaukee area

Located in Gurnee, Illinois, 10 miles south of Kenosha County, the 1.7 million-square-foot shopping mall is collateral for a loan that is delinquent. → Read More

Marcus Theatres' Wisconsin operations get $4 million in federal grants designed to help cinemas affected by pandemic

Marcus Theatres, the state's largest cinema circuit, was among 54 theater operators throughout Wisconsin that received $10 million from the program. → Read More

A development with affordable apartments and a food entrepreneurship center could be coming to Riverwest

The mixed-use project would create a new neighborhood hub to bridge the connections among poverty, housing and health in Milwaukee's Riverwest area. → Read More

Sentry says community involvement is its culture. That led to a Deloitte Wisconsin 75 Distinguished Performer Award.

The Community Award recognizes a company’s efforts or business choices that focus on giving back to the community. → Read More

Troubled Southridge Mall will be given to its lender through a deed in lieu of foreclosure, report says

Southridge's performance has deteriorated significantly since it was used as collateral for a multimillion-dollar loan. It has several vacancies. → Read More

Ruth Kohler helped build an international reputation for a Sheboygan art museum. She has died at the age of 79.

Kohler served as director of Sheboygan's John Michael Kohler Arts Center from 1972 to 2016. She built its international expertise in folk art. → Read More

Firm seeking to convert Walker's Point buildings into apartments sues former owners over environmental cleanup

The lawsuit is the latest twist in the long-delayed plans to to convert the historic buildings, at 300 S. Barclay St., into 115 high-end apartments → Read More

A developer wants to create around 30 affordable rental units, and a community center, in Milwaukee's Harambee area

The rental houses and duplexes would be primarily on North Fifth, Sixth and Seventh streets, between West North Avenue and West Chambers Street. → Read More

The former Midtown Center Starbucks, on Milwaukee's north side, will be converted into a First Citizens Bank branch

First Citizens Bank plans to take over the former cafe at 5610 W. Capitol Drive, which closed in November 2019. → Read More

A 25-story apartment tower would be Wauwatosa's tallest building. Dozens of residents turned out to oppose it.

The city Plan Commission voted 6-0 Monday night to recommend against granting a zoning variance that would allow the tower to be built. → Read More

Zoning change wins early OK for 300 apartments

Kenosha-based Bear Development LLC wants to convert 10 Harbor District buildings, which are on a site totaling 10 acres at 123 and 147 E. Becher St. → Read More

Kahler Slater architectural firm moving its downtown headquarters to BMO Tower — Milwaukee's newest office high-rise

Kahler Slater is leasing 15,000 square feet on the 17th floor of the BMO Tower, 790 N. Water St. The firm's 95 local employees will move in August → Read More

Cobalt Partners buys West Allis parcel to assemble development site west of I-41 and south of Lincoln Avenue

Cobalt Partners has no specific plans at this point for the 5-acre site, which is just west of I-41 and south of West Lincoln Avenue. → Read More

Marcus reports $39.4 million quarterly loss. Its hotels and cinemas see big decline in business due to pandemic.

That loss compared to net income of $14.3 million. That translated to a loss of $1.30 per share, compared to net income of 46 cents per share. → Read More

Former south side library gets temporary historic status. That could block a proposed Children's Wisconsin clinic.

The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission voted Monday to designate the former Forest Home Branch Library. That status lasts up to180 days. → Read More

Milwaukee nonprofit development group Layton Boulevard West Neighbors changes its name to VIA CDC

The new name VIA CDC, makes a reference to the group's role as a community development corporation. → Read More