ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2% for November, a decrease of 0.2 percentage point (pp) from the prior month and 1.2 pp decrease from a year ago. The 5.2% unemployment rate for Wisconsin is also the lowest since October of 2008 and remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 5.8%. The Institute.. read more →

(Pewaukee, WI) — CFR Engines Inc. has purchased a 22,854 square foot building at N8 W22577 Johnson Drive in Pewaukee. The new location in the Bluemound Industrial Park will house the Waukesha CFR product line, which was spun off from GE Energy’s Distributed Power unit in the summer of 2014, which is what created the.. read more →

Report Compiled by Jeff Hoffman and The Boerke Co. Research Department MARKET OVERVIEW 2014 completed another dynamic year for the regional industrial marketplace with nearly 5.4 million square feet of absorption and new deliveries. Heading into 2015, Wisconsin is entering the stage of the real estate cycle in which companies will be predominantly forced to.. read more →

(MILWAUKEE) – Midwest Iron & Stairs recently purchased a 22,800 square foot craned manufacturing building located at 8111 W Bradley Road. This location will serve as a second production facility for their growing business. Headquartered just east of State Fair Park in West Allis, Midwest Iron & Stairs needed a secondary facility to relieve capacity.. read more →

ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 5.5% for September, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points (pp) from the prior month and 1.1 pp decrease from a year ago. The 5.5% unemployment rate for Wisconsin is also the lowest it has been since October of 2008 and remains lower than the national unemployment rate of.. read more →