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WHEDA awards $23.3 million in federal and state housing tax credits for 2022

Release by WHEDA, May 10, 2022 Awards advance affordable housing projects in 20 communities statewide MADISON – Today the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development (WHEDA) announced the award of $23.3 million in federal and state housing tax credits that will advance greater housing access and opportunity in Wisconsin through the creation of over 1,400 housing […]

Kenosha developer aims for late-summer groundbreaking on 26 duplex condos in Franklin

By Teddy Nykiel  –  Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal A southeastern Wisconsin developer aims to break ground by late summer on 26 ranch-style duplex condominium units that are still under consideration by the city of Franklin. Bear Development LLC is proposing 13 side-by-side duplex condominiums in a development that would be called Woodfield Trail. The units would be […]

Bear Real Estate Group Named One Of The Top 25 Affordable Housing Developers In The Country

Leading affordable housing developer Bear Real Estate Group has been named one of the Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers of 2022 by Affordable Housing Finance magazine. This prestigious list ranks for-profit and non-profit developers on a national level based on the number of new affordable housing units they began constructing in 2021. Bear Real Estate […]

Sales, leasing underway on $113M Union Grove housing 15 years in the making

By Teddy Nykiel – Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Early home sales are underway and apartment leasing is in progress for the $113 million mixed residential development that’s been in the works in the village of Union Grove since 2007. The 160-acre Canopy Hill development is slated to have 188 single-family houses, 60 apartments, 8 ranch-style […]

Kacmarcik Enterprises, Bear Development: Milwaukee Metro leadership, influencers voice support for Iron District MKE development plans

“This will be a transformative economic project for Milwaukee that will revitalize an underutilized part of downtown with a new sports and entertainment destination while also providing much-needed workforce housing.” – Jose Perez/Common Council president, Milwaukee “The addition of a unique multi-use group of facilities integrated adjacent to the Marquette campus will complement Westown. Key to [...]

Kacmarcik Enterprises and Bear Development Unveil Transformative Sports and Entertainment District in Downtown Milwaukee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kacmarcik Enterprises and Bear Development Unveil Transformative Sports and Entertainment District in Downtown Milwaukee The development will be home to a professional soccer club, state-of-the-art entertainment venue operated by a premier concert promoter and the Pabst Theater Group, hotel, retail, and dining Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Kacmarcik Enterprises and Bear Development have agreed […]

Marquette University sells 11-acres of land to developers for new sports, entertainment district

By: Julia Marshall, Charles Benson, Stephanie Haines; TMJ 4 News MILWAUKEE — Marquette University sold 11-acres of land to developers for a new sports and entertainment district, according to the developers. Bear Development will work with Kacmarcik Enterprises to develop the area, which will feature a new stadium, an indoor concert venue, a full-service hotel, […]

Mount Pleasant subdivision with 198 lots aims for variety and affordability

By Sean Ryan  –  Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Bear Real Estate Group emphasized affordability for its planned 198-lot subdivision in Mount Pleasant where some single-family houses are expected to be priced in the $350,000 to $450,000 range. Bear Real Estate is looking to buy 64.7 acres at Highway 31 and Highway KR for a project village officials […]