Merchants along Janesville's West Milwaukee Street are making plans for how to weather a nine-month period without the Milwaukee Street Bridge. The bridge is slated to be removed and rebuilt starting Oct. 1.
The owner of the former GM plant property plans to unveil "preliminary" redevelopment plans for the 250 acre property at a public open house on Tuesday.
Generac Power Systems’ facilities in Whitewater and Jefferson have ramped up their generator production to meet the demand caused by Hurricane Florence’s wreckage of the Carolinas.
The Monterey Hotel could be slated for demolition based on a raze-or-repair order city officials issued for the iconic building last week.
Diane Hendricks’ commercial real estate firm, Hendricks Commercial Properties, recently closed a $26.5 million package of five Janesville industrial and commercial properties.
Economic opportunity zones could help promote development in Janesville, but the way they work is still unclear.
The "interactive water feature" and J.P. Cullen Memorial Pavilion were dedicated in ceremonies Wednesday evening along the Rock River in Janesville.
Spaulding Group, a Janesville apartment management company, announced Wednesday it has bought the 47-unit Cotton Mills Apartments in downtown Janesville and plans $300,000 in upgrades.
A small, last-minute change to the city’s revised tax increment financing policy will likely give Janesville more flexibility to recruit multifamily housing developments.
Whether their crops are bountiful or spare, apple growers across Rock and Walworth counties say the time is ripe for apples, with early fall varieties such as McIntosh, Holiday, Cortland and Zestar now ready.
Development of a Meijer supermarket in Delavan inched closer to reality Monday night after the plan commission unanimously decided to recommend the company’s proposal to the Delavan City Council.
A local beekeeper said she wants to start a nonprofit restaurant that mimics bees' hive-mindedness.
Alliant Energy is seeking a conditional-use permit from the town of Beloit to allow a contractor to bring in 80 to 100 goats to graze a weedy area on the power plant property's southeast end off South Walters Road.
The Sept. 5 opening of the Night Owl comes 23 months after a fire raged through the former bar at 19 E. Main St., leaving the 140-year old building in ruins.
A rollback of tariffs on Canadian newsprint might not reverse harm done to the U.S. newspaper industry, but newspaper officials are feeling a sense of victory—and a promise of relief in coming months.
The Janesville-Beloit area is among the top “hot spots” in the U.S. housing market, according to one analyst.
Developers unveiled early plans for a new mixed-use residential building that would bring 60 apartments of various sizes to a site just east of the Rock River.
Diamond Assets’ revenue has grown by a gaudy 19,780 percent over the last three years, the company reports. It’s been named the seventh fastest-growing private company in America, according to business magazine Inc.’s prestigious "Inc. 5000" list.
The new owner of the former Daniels Sentry store says about half of the 49 employees who worked at the store will not be rehired when the store reopens Thursday as an IGA supermarket.
UW-Whitewater officials have announced plans for a developer to break ground on a hotel and university “community engagement center” by this fall.
Those who knew Janesville business mogul Arthur T. Donaldson remember him as a hard-nosed, tough business negotiator, but a visionary in billboard advertising, and later, tourism.
An Edgerton native and lifelong restaurateur is revamping and reopening the Historic Lake House Inn restaurant on Lake Koshkonong's southwest shore. The new owner says he's bringing the 1840s inn back to its former glory as a signature Wisconsin supper club. The place has been shuttered since 2016.
The city council and plan commission haven't held a joint meeting in four years. They'll discuss a "significant" housing proposal together at an Aug. 20 meeting.
Companies have filed a flurry of dark store lawsuits this month against the city of Janesville.
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has federal approval to begin manufacturing in space at its Beloit headquarters, the company announced Tuesday.
The annual county fair in Janesville continues to run leaner, spending less than it did a decade ago, mostly through cuts to spending on main-stage entertainment acts. It has turned a profit the last two years.
The Janesville City Council on Monday will consider using tax dollars to boost construction of apartment buildings.
Some neighbors who live and work next to the GM site have had a ringside seat for the plant's demolition.
Edgerton-based Certified Parts has added another brand—Salem, Indiana, transmission maker Peerless Gear—to its stable of companies that produce parts for outdoor machinery and recreation vehicles.
The lack of family housing, particularly single-family housing, troubles Whitewater residents and city officials.
Daniels Sentry East supermarket on East Milwaukee Street in Janesville will become a Maurer’s Market IGA in August under an ownership change, according to a news release from supermarket chain IGA.
Gears are starting to turn on the GM site’s prospects for redevelopment.
Blackhawk Technical College has been given $438,578 in workforce advancement training grants for 11 area businesses.
Streets in the heart of downtown Janesville will close Tuesday for the Town Square Gran Prix, a leg of a nationally-known bicycle racing tour. Some downtown hope to ply an influx of foot traffic they believe the race will bring.
The former General Motors plant site has received a $500,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to support demolition and redevelopment.
A closure of the Janesville Ariens facility will affect 141 workers, starting in August and continuing for about seven months, according to a state layoff notice.
After years of being vacant, the restaurant space at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport soon will fly again—with a restaurant named after a female pilot from Beloit.