Tag Archives: Wauwatosa

To survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer today? Value pricing and experiences are key

by Dan Rafter If a bankruptcy judge agrees, Payless Shoes will close 800 stores across the United States this year. Michael Korrs, a maker of luxury handbags, will close more than 100 stores. Children’s clothing store Gymboree looks poised to … Continue reading

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How to get Whole Foods to open in your retail center

by Dan Rafter You’re developing a retail center. You’d love to have it anchored by one of the grocery business’ hottest stars, Whole Foods Market. But how do you attract the grocer to your development? It all comes down to … Continue reading

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HSA Commercial, Fiduciary Real Estate Development: Building a destination development for the Milwaukee market

by Dan Rafter Officials with Chicago’s HSA Commercial always had big dreams for its Mayfair Collection mixed-use development in the Burleigh Triangle area of Wauwatosa, Wis. Now those plans include up to 1,050 luxury housing units. The luxury apartments mark … Continue reading

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Patience pays off: HSA Commercial breaks ground on new retail development in key Wisconsin market

There’s a reason why retailers flock to the Wisconsin city of Wauwatosa: It ranks as the most desirable retail market in the metropolitan Milwaukee area, and maybe the most desirable in the entire state. Now, thanks to the long-range planning … Continue reading

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The Dickman Company: 2012 was one strong year for industrial in Southeast Wisconsin

Here’s what you need to know from The Dickman Company, Inc./CORFAC International’s 2012 year-end industrial market report for Southeast Wisconsin: Vacancies are down. Net absorption is up. And the number of transactions is on the rise. In other words, the … Continue reading

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HSA Commercial showcases new norm with huge retail project in Wisconsin

HSA Commercial Real Estate’s plans to convert supermarket warehouses in Wisconsin into 250,000 square feet of retail space received a boost April 11. That’s when the Wauwatosa, Wis., plan commission voted unanimously to approve HSA’s plans for that city’s Burleigh … Continue reading

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