Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tom Daykin

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent:
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • Post-Crescent Media

Recent articles by Tom:

Walker's Point building anchored by restaurant sold to investors who are redeveloping former Grand Avenue

The four-story, 7,000-square-foot building, 235-237 S. Second St., was sold for $509,000 to 235 S. 2nd Street LLC, a Minneapolis investors group. → Read More

Vacant retail building at Milwaukee's former Northridge Mall is sold to local clothing stores operator

The 8,300-square-foot building, 8901 N Granville Station Road, was sold to One Stop Outlet Inc. for $540,000, according to state real estate records. → Read More

Apartment tower may still be built at east side Goll House site

A 27-story, 192-unit apartment tower planned for the site received Common Council approval in 2017. But nothing has happened there since then. → Read More

Seven-story apartment building proposed for Milwaukee's east side needs changes to win support

Ald. Nik Kovac said he cannot currently support the 90-unit apartment building after hearing from neighborhood residents at a community meeting. → Read More

This empty space beneath I-794 near Milwaukee Public Market will host live music, other events by summer

The paved site is between North Water Street and the Milwaukee River, and south of East Clybourn Street. → Read More

Tom Bernacchi, longtime executive at Milwaukee-based Towne Realty and Zilber Property Group, has died

Tom Bernacchi was a vice president of Towne Realty Inc., and a key member of Zilber Property Group's management team. → Read More

Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club wants to add four athletic fields to expand Uihlein Soccer Park

The four soccer fields, which also could be used for lacrosse, rugby and other sports, would be developed on vacant land at 7003 W. Good Hope Road. → Read More

Construction to begin in spring on two office buildings at The Corridor mixed-use project in Brookfield

The office buildings will be at The Corridor, which Irgens Partners LLC is developing between I-94 and West Blue Mound Road, west of Calhoun Road. → Read More

Some downtown Milwaukee construction projects could be suspended before and during summer's DNC

Starting June 13, the City of Milwaukee is reserving the right to stop or suspend work in the public right of way, such as streets and sidewalks. → Read More

An urban farm planned for Milwaukee's near west side hopes to launch by summer 2021--if it gets financing

The proposed farm, at the northwest corner of North 27th and West Wells streets, has received special use permits from the Board of Zoning Appeals. → Read More

BrewCity CrossFit expanding in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley by renovating former warehouse space

BrewCity CrossFit has been operating in an 11,000-square-foot facility that opened at 1601 W. St. Paul Ave. in 2017. It's adding 4,500 square feet. → Read More

A downtown mural is coming to an unusual and very visible site: a 620-foot-wide strip at MacArthur Square

A mural is planned for part of the parking structure beneath MacArthur Square: a "canvas" that is roughly 620 feet wide and just over 5 feet high. → Read More

Tax breaks for developments targeting poor neighborhoods would double in Wisconsin under new proposal

A bill pending in the state Legislature focuses on Opportunity Zones, a 2017 program approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump. → Read More

Bayshore losing large office tenant even as Glendale mixed-use development undergoes revitalization work

Regus, a company that provides short-term office space and administrative support services to businesses, is closing its Bayshore location in March. → Read More

Styling subscription box online retailer Wantable plans to convert Walker's Point building to new headquarters

Renovations at the two-story, 27,000-square-foot building, 123 E. Walker St., are to begin "as soon as possible," said Jalem Getz, Wantable CEO. → Read More

Rexnord plans to close Grafton facility, with layoffs to begin in May. Around 200 workers would be affected.

The plant, at 1272 Dakota Drive, makes conveyor systems for Anheuser-Busch Cos., MillerCoors LLC and other manufacturers. It has around 200 employees. → Read More

Hampton Inn & Suites, with 109 rooms, proposed for New Berlin site at I-43 and Moorland Road

The four-story hotel would be developed on 5.7 acres at 5295 S. Moorland Road, at the I-43 interchange. → Read More

Drexel Building Supply plans to develop a large showroom and distribution center in New Berlin

The new development, with seven buildings totaling around 128,000 square feet, is being proposed for a vacant 92-acre parcel at 16778 W. Coffee Road. → Read More

A $13.4 million public bailout for Milwaukee's Century City Business Park has received its first approval

Century City, created at the former A.O. Smith/Tower Automotive site, has generated little property tax revenue due to a lack of development. → Read More

Downtown apartment high-rise site to be sold by Milwaukee Housing Authority for $1,885,000

Travaux Inc. would pay $1,885,000 for the 1.4-acre vacant lot at 1325 N. Jefferson St., just south of the authority's Convent Hill apartments. → Read More