May
15

Top Projects Award

Congratulations to The North End for being recognized as a Top Project by The Daily Reporter! TDR has been recognizing amazing development and construction projects throughout the state of Wisconsin for 20 years. To see The North End feature and a list of this year’s award recipients, go here.

Apr
19

Mandel Group seeks city financing help for apartments at Franklin’s Ballpark Commons

Upscale apartments to be built at Franklin’s Ballpark Commons mixed-use development would receive city financing help under a new proposal. Mandel Group Inc. plans to develop 265 units in five three-story buildings at Ballpark Commons, north of West Loomis Road and west of South 76th Street. The apartments, known as Velo Village, would cost $57.2 million to develop, […]

Apr
07

Mandel Group’s Fox Point Apartments Opening to Residents

The 103-unit Chiswick development, at 770 N. Port Washington Road, is a different kind of market-rate housing for a different kind of market than downtown Milwaukee, according to the Milwaukee Business Journal. Click here to see a slideshow tour through the project, including a look at a completed apartment.

Mar
14

Ballpark Commons to add 265 Apartments from Mandel Group

Mandel Group Inc. is joining the Ballpark Commons development in Franklin with a proposal for 265 market-rate apartments that would emphasize bicycling culture. The $57.2 million project is planned south of Rawson Avenue along the Oak Leaf Trail, and includes a clubhouse for people biking or jogging along the trail. To read full coverage in […]

Feb
25

Next Phase of West Allis Six Points Development

The next phase of the Six Points mixed-use development in West Allis will likely be a three-story, 50-unit apartment building. But plans for a grocery store on the former industrial site have been dropped. Mandel Group Inc. plans to develop the apartment building, which would include 10,000 square feet of street-level commercial space, south of […]

Feb
07

MKE Resident Car Sharing Service — Coming Soon!

Mandel Group is excited to announce that Impulse Care Share will soon launch a new car sharing service in Milwaukee, exclusively for residents of Mandel Group communities. The company’s Nissan Leaf cars will be initially be available at 5 properties – The North End, Gaslight/Corcoran Lofts, East Pointe Commons, Park Lafayette Towers and River’s Edge […]

Feb
01

Innovate94: Wisconsin’s bright ideas advancing Wisconsin technology

Talented people want to live and work where opportunities are bountiful and in regions where leaders are open to and invite innovation. And with talent in short supply across the country, highlighting innovation in Wisconsin to attract those professionals is of the upmost importance. This timely article in the Milwaukee Business Journal highlights initiatives that […]

Jan
31

Mandel may seek city help for lakefront apartments

Developer Mandel Group Inc. may seek city of Milwaukee financing to build an apartment high-rise overlooking Lake Michigan, setting up a potential standoff over whether the city should subsidize high-end housing. The developer is investigating financing sources for its Portfolio apartment building planned atop the lake bluff at 1350 N. Prospect Ave. That building could […]

Dec
10

Mandel sells Marine Terminal office space in 3rd Ward

Mandel Group Inc. sold a block of riverside office space in Milwaukee’s 3rd Ward for $10.45 million to a local investor, according to state records. The 41,000 square feet of offices comprise the first floor of Mandel’s Marine Terminal Building at 100 N. Broadway. The space is leased to the Milwaukee office of HGA Architects […]

Nov
12

Harbor District lands anchor projects

In late February 2016, Lilith Fowler sat down with a map of a 1,000-acre area people were just beginning to recognize as Milwaukee’s Harbor District and began thinking about possibilities for the abandoned sites, vacant lots and aged heavy industrial buildings. Fowler and city leaders could see potential in the Harbor District. Today, less than […]

Oct
01

Mandel Group buys second large Des Moines-area apartment community

Milwaukee developer Mandel Group Inc. bought a second large apartment community in the Des Moines, Iowa, area from Continental Properties, another local real estate firm. Mandel on Monday announced its acquisition of the 160-unit Springs at Jordan Creek apartment community in West Des Moines. It follows Mandel’s late 2017 purchase of the 260-unit Springs of […]

Aug
03

Should City Buy Third Ward Swing Bridge?

A new link is in the works between the Historic Third Ward and Walker’s Point. To make the connection happen and further extend the Milwaukee RiverWalk, a long-unused railroad swing bridge in the Milwaukee River would be repurposed as the central link in a new pedestrian bridge. Alderman Robert Bauman introduced the idea of the city acquiring the bridge at a […]

Jul
20

Mandel Acquires Riverfront Properties; Assembles 4.25 Acre Development Site

Milwaukee‐based Mandel Group, Inc. has purchased two riverfront properties in the Fifth Ward/Walker’s Point area, comprising 2.25 acres with nearly 700 feet of river frontage facing toward Milwaukee’s skyline. The properties, located at 318‐338 South Water Street, were historically used by Kurth Malthouse operations and its related grain elevators. The malt house complex was demolished years ago, while […]

Jul
20

Mandel plans $130 million mixed-use neighborhood in Walker’s Point

Mandel Group changed its proposal for an office-heavy riverside development in Walker’s Point, and its new $130 million vision has more apartments, some potentially with shared makerspace, and a hotel. The redevelopment covers more than 4 acres at South Water and East Florida streets. It’s a mostly industrial area, with a boat service yard and […]

Jun
20

Beláy Apartments Receives Prestigious American Architecture Award

Over 100 shortlisted buildings have won the prestigious 2018 American Architecture Awards® for the best new buildings designed and constructed by American architects in the U.S. and abroad and by international architects for buildings designed and built in the United States. Belay MKE is a mixed‐use development at the northern edge of downtown Milwaukee, a […]

Apr
23

Mandel buys last of available research park land for apartments, cafe

Mandel Group Inc. will soon start construction on an apartment building and renovate a historic powerhouse in the Milwaukee County Research Park. The developer over the past week bought properties for those projects from the nonprofit business that runs the research park. The land deals will advance a plan to build the four-story Crescent apartment […]

Apr
13

From former tannery to high-end housing: The North End helps transform downtown Milwaukee

The largest new upscale housing development in Milwaukee’s downtown area started with the abrupt shutdown of a tannery. Nearly 20 years later, The North End, which is being developed by Mandel Group Inc., is finally finishing its last phase. The $190 million project is bringing around 900 new residents to the neighborhood where downtown meets […]

Apr
12

DoMUS | 441 E. Erie St. | Milwaukee

DoMUS, the latest residential addition to Milwaukee’s riverfront, completes one of the last remaining segments on the riverwalk’s east shore, providing continuity and access from downtown to Lake Michigan. “As a result of this development the riverwalk system is now complete throughout the Historic Third Ward,” said Bob Monnat, chief operating officer of Mandel Group Inc., […]