Articles relevant to The Future Food Center at Food and Beverage Square on Milwaukee’s Near West Side:
Near West Side Partners moving forward with purchase of city-owned properties
Monday, February 5, 2018 Corrinne Hess, BizTimes "[Wiegand] purchased the three-building City Campus complex south of West Wells Street, between North 27th and North 28th streets for $272,000 from Milwaukee County in January 2016. He is currently renovating the building and in discussions with FaB Wisconsin, which wants to establish a center of excellence there."
Big office building could come to Milwaukee's near west side as group buys up properties
Friday, January 26, 2018 Tom Daykin, Journal Sentinel "Other nearby pending projects include plans by Food and Beverage Wisconsin, an industry networking group, to create a center of excellence with offices, a shared lab and even a rooftop farm at Wiegand's three-building complex south of W. Wells St. between N. 27th and N. 28th streets."
Food and beverage industry center of excellence pitched for Milwaukee's near west side
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Tom Daykin, Journal Sentinel "A local food and beverage industry networking group hopes to create a center of excellence with offices, a shared lab and even a rooftop farm on Milwaukee's near west side. Food and Beverage (FaB) Wisconsin wants to develop the center at Milwaukee County's former City Campus, a three-building complex south of W. Wells St. between N. 27th and N. 28th streets."
FaB Wisconsin eyeing Wiegand’s City Campus for center of excellence
Friday, January 5, 2018 Arthur Thomas, BizTimes "FaB Wisconsin and developer Rick Wiegand are working on plans for an industry center of excellence in the City Campus on Milwaukee’s near west side. The nine-story former Family Hospital building at the corner of North 28th and West Wells streets would be known as The Future Food Center and would be home to FaB Wisconsin, a research and development pilot center and other offices for companies in the industry."
Former Milwaukee school to be converted to hotel; other school conversion plans pending
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Tom Daykin, Journal Sentinel "Wiegand's $15 million project includes buying the school for $100,000 and doing a $500,000 environmental cleanup, according to the new proposal....The project also would help boost Wiegand's efforts to redevelop a neighboring former hospital complex south of W. Wells St., between N. 27th and N. 28th streets, into offices, street-level retail and other new uses."