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"Beer-Oriented Development" Fuels the Revitalization of Downtown Buffalo, NY
An energetic rebirth is taking place in an upstate New York city that was once very down on its luck. Millennials and young entrepreneurs are moving back to Buffalo as “re-pats,” staking their claim by helping revitalize a place they once fled. Thanks in part to Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s controversial Buffalo...
New Mortgages Allow Renters to Buy With Tiny Down Payments
The down payment has been a big obstacle in recent years for renters looking to buy their first homes. A new mortgage offering aims to ease the burden. Home Partners of America, a rent-to-own company, is offering a new mortgage product to tenants that applies some of the appreciation in their home’s value during...
Janesville Policy Changes Aim to Make Downtown a Destination
JANESVILLE—Imagine a downtown with relaxed rules on outdoor drinking and music, fun and unusual shops and restaurants, and more money to ensure the area stays attractive and vibrant. That’s the goal of several policy changes the city has implemented over the past several months. Officials said they’re...
Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates Negotiates Portfolio Sale in Beloit
Janesville, WI–Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates is pleased to announce the recent portfolio sale of three industrial buildings and one office building, totaling 247,214 square feet, located in the industrial park in the town of Beloit, Wisconsin. “The properties are all leased by the...
Report Highlights Economic Gains
(Rock County, WI) According to the quarterly release of the 2017 Rock Ready Index, the Janesville-Beloit MSA’s economy continues to gain steam. Highlights from the Q3 report include the following: For the fifth quarter in a row, the average annual Unemployment Rates for the County / State / U.S. remained below five...
LEASED: 101 E Milwaukee St
Northwestern Mutual has leased 1,515 sq ft of office space in downtown Janesville. Mandy Witt represented both sides in the transaction. Call for more info!
City Official: Janesville Will Emerge from Apartment Drought
JANESVILLE—It’s been nearly a decade since an apartment building has been constructed in Janesville, and the city has felt the effects of low vacancy. But with the recession in the rear-view mirror, Economic Development Director Gale Price predicts that new apartment buildings will be springing up soon. Read...
$2 Million in Private Donations for Downtown Revitalization Announced in Janesville
JANESVILLE—A group raising money for downtown revitalization linked to the city’s ARISE plan announced Thursday it has curried a set of two $1 million donations. Find out more here
McGuire Mears & Assoc. Announces Agent's First Sale
Scott Pateros has successfully completed his first transaction, representing both sides in the sale of a gas station in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Pateros joined Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Assoc. in 2016 and made the transition to a full-time sales associate this summer. “Scott did a great job...
Mears Finds Buyer for Delavan Industrial Building
William E Mears, CCIM, SIOR has represented investor Badger Property Investments in its purchase of the 120,000 square foot warehouse located at 1615 Grebby St in Delavan, Wisconsin.