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305,000 SF Hufcor Facility Sells for $7.9 Million
Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates is pleased to have represented ownership in the sale of the 305,000 square foot industrial manufacturing building in Janesville, Wisconsin. Hufcor Inc, founded in 1900, designs and manufactures operable partitions worldwide. The Hufcor business was sold to a...
Two Deals, One Stone
CHALLENGE Increasing e-commerce and food distribution demand was stressing manufacturer Pratt Industries’ production capabilities. Pratt, the fifth largest corrugated packaging company in the United States, had outgrown its satellite distribution facility and needed to expand into at least 100,000 square feet....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Former Blackhawk Tech Hangar Sold to Aircraft Sales & Acquisition Firm
JANESVILLE, WI–Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates is pleased to announce that the 26,029 square foot airplane hangar located at 4618 S Columbia Dr in Janesville, Wisconsin, has been sold to Burlington company Meisner Aircraft Inc. The hangar, previously used for Blackhawk Technical College’s...