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Commercial Development Company Inc Begins Demolition at Former Janesville Assembly Plant
Janesville, WI — Commercial Development Company Inc. (CDC}, a leading North American commercial real estate and brownfield redevelopment company has officially started demolition activities at the Janesville Assembly Plant. CDC purchased the retired automotive manufacturing facility from General Motors in...
CBL & Associates Properties to Sell Janesville Mall at Steep Discount
CBL & Associates Properties Inc. has struck a deal to sell the Janesville Mall at a steep discount to CBL’s purchase price of 20 years ago.   RockStep Capital, of Houston, Texas, has contracted to buy the 600,000-square-foot enclosed shopping center for $18 million, CBL said last week as it announced its latest...
CBC McGuire Mears Connects Local Developer with SSI Technologies to Provide Growth Solution
Janesville, WI– Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates is pleased to announce that Badger Property Investments plans to build a 60,000 square foot industrial building near the intersection of E County Rd M and State Highway 59 in Milton’s Crossroads Business Park to meet the growing needs of...
Former GM and JATCO sites listed for $15.7 million
The former General Motors property in Janesville is being sold in two major pieces: the 114-acre site that houses the former auto plant and the 112-acre former Janesville Auto Transport Co. site south of the plant, according to a broker who is listing the parcels. The two pieces of property, along with several smaller...
New Storefronts Set to Open in Janesville's Former Menards
By Neil Johnson, The Janesville Gazette   JANESVILLE Two new stores are set to open this week in the redeveloped former Menards off Pontiac Drive on Janesville’s north side. Tara Furst, commercial properties manager for Galway Companies, which owns the property, said that by the end of the week, two tenants in the...
Inside The Global Race To Deliver A Vital Radioactive Isotope Used To Detect Cancer
JANESVILLE, Wis. — In a cornfield here, past the shuttered General Motors plant and the Janesville Terrace trailer home park, a facility not seen in the United States in three decades could soon rise: a manufacturing plant that will make a vital radioactive isotope used to detect cancer and other potentially fatal...
Janesville-Beloit MSA Named Among Top 40 Best-Performing Small Cities for 3rd Straight Year
Recent booms for United Alloy and other local companies have kept Janesville among the top 40 best-performing small cities in the U.S. for three straight years, according to a report released this month by California economic analyst Milkin Institute.   The Milkin report shows the Janesville area has surged ahead of...
Downtown Janesville Storefronts Getting a Dress-Up
Dan Andreola Jr. stood inside his newly renovated coin and jewelry shop, Daniel Michael’s Jewelry and Coin, marveling at the glazed brick walls.   The 1,200-square-foot corner space at 39 S. Main St. once was cubed off as a local campaign headquarters for Rep. Paul Ryan. Now it has been opened up all the way down...
Town of Beloit Ready to File Incorporation
TOWN OF BELOIT — Officials will submit the town’s incorporation petition on Monday, the first legal step to becoming the Village of Riverside. On Thursday, Town Administrator Ian Haas confirmed that Monday is the date incorporation attorney Stan Riffle will file the petition with the Rock County Circuit...
City Manager: Sale of Former Janesville GM Plant is a 'Gift'
JANESVILLE, WI — Wednesday’s announcement that the defunct General Motors plant had been sold comes nearly nine years to the day after the last SUV rolled off the plant’s assembly lines on Dec. 23, 2008. A few hours after he’d heard about the finalized sale of the 4.8-million-square-foot plant and its...