A state grant will help fund the construction of The Centennial, a three-story building with seven apartment units and two businesses, on the site of the former Night Owl Food and Spirits in downtown Evansville.
The Buckhorn Supper Club’s popularity and success recently earned longtime co-owner Chico Pope the Restaurateur of the Year Award. It's perhaps the most prestigious award in the state’s dining industry.
Five years since opening its doors to entrepreneurs in 2013, the Janesville Innovation Center will be self-sufficient this year after the city stopped subsidizing it in 2017, the center's operations manager told the Janesville City Council on Monday.
West-side business owners and community leaders Jim and Ellen Purviance are retiring, and in just a few days, they’re selling the Dairy Queen they have run for years. But before handing over the keys, they decided to throw a party Friday night.
NorthStar officials and investors dug shovels into the snowy ground Tuesday to toast construction of a new 20,000-square-foot facility, where NorthStar plans to dissolve radioactive moly-99 targets and fill insulated vessels with moly-99 to ship to customers—hopefully by this summer.
The areas surrounding the former General Motors plant in Janesville, most of Janesville’s downtown and a south-side industrial park could get a boost from an economic development tool created under the American Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
Bon-Ton Stores is saying it’s hopeful it will “preserve jobs” through a sale that could move forward with investors who seek to buy the struggling retail company out of a bankruptcy auction.
The company that's managing construction of the $10 billion Foxconn plant in Racine County offered clues to Janesville-area companies Monday on how they can get in line to bid on work linked to the massive project.
The city of Janesville wants permission from the city council to apply for a $500,000 state grant to help the former General Motors plant site's owner clear and ready the property for redevelopment.
The Gazette explores what residents, city officials and new and existing businesses see for the future of Center Avenue.
United Parcel Service driver Scott Kasmiske spoils his wife when they go on a road trip. He gladly takes the wheel—despite driving 100 miles every day at work.
Economic development officials will visit Blackhawk Technical College on Monday to discuss the first phase of Foxconn's new manufacturing plant in Racine County with local construction-related businesses.
Bombastic trade threats between the United States and China might be nothing more than posturing. But in the fields of Rock County, a potentially damaged relationship with a major agricultural trading partner has some farmers worried.
When South River Street between Milwaukee and Court streets is converted to a festival street this summer, some property owners will have to pay part of the expense. Not all are happy about it.
The Fulton Town Board recently reversed a decision it made to allow The Anchor to extend its live outdoor music hours, leaving bar co-owner Kevin Brown confused over the town's approach to tourism around Lake Koshkonong.
Downtown property owner Ed Quaerna said he’ll keep intact a former branch bank property he’s buying on West Milwaukee Street. He’ll initially lease the property and use its parking lot to increase parking for an Irish pub and restaurant he owns next door.
City staff on Monday publicly unveiled a five-minute video that will broadcast on Fox Business Network, a national channel, and in 34 urban areas in the Midwest. The video’s goal is to encourage further development in Janesville.
Local real estate listings show Janesville's former GM plant site and the nearby former JATCO site are for sale for a combined $15.72 million. Both are owned by brownfield redevelopment specialist Commercial Development Company, and they're part of what's now called the "General Motors Redevelopment Campus."
As prices continue to march upward amid a thin inventory of local homes for sale, some Realtors are taking new measures to to scout out—and in some cases manufacture—listings for sale.
The city of Janesville wants to spend $500,000 to buy the former Mercy Options residential care facility, 20 E. Court St., which would then be torn down to make way for a planned river walk and future housing, according to a city memo.
Cheese factories in Green County and across Wisconsin are trying to keep up with a surge in milk supply. Green County could soon see another influx of milk if Pinnacle Dairy, a 5,000-cow megafarm five miles north of Decatur, earns final permit approval.
Commercial Development Company, owner of Janesville's former General Motors plant, hasn't started demolishing the plant yet, but it has listed the property for sale as a redevelopment site for $7.45 million.
New owners of the former Steve & Holly's Restaurant on North Franklin Street in downtown Janesville are renaming the place The Downtown Diner. They hope to be open by next month.
The True Value Hardware store on Janesville’s south side has displayed signs advertising a liquidation sale over the last few weeks. The store, a retail staple on the south side for more than five decades, is closing—likely by May, owner Tami Larson said.
Beloit construction material supplier ABC Supply is sponsoring the tour bus of singer-songwriter Lee Greenwood, who is known for the 1984 hit single “God Bless the U.S.A.”
Commercial Development Company, the owner of the former General Motors assembly plant, says demolition of the building could start by April 1.
As demolition begins in coming weeks at the former General Motors assembly plant in Janesville, Blackhawk Community Credit Union has announced plans to create a “legacy center” to honor those who worked at the plant.
The Janesville area got a recent nod when a travel writer won a national journalism award for a video he’d produced on all things Janesville.
For a full school year, the Janesville School District’s advanced construction class drops Parker and Craig high school students into the middle of a home build.
Janesville's United Alloy on Friday announced an expansion during a visit by Gov. Scott Walker. Walker commented on proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Organizers have set the race course for Janesville Town Square Gran Prix, Janesville’s leg a major, sanctioned bicycle race slated June 26. The race runs in circle through the heart of the city's downtown, and will mean closure to traffic on some streets during race day.
Vacant, city-owned land in Milton's east-side industrial park is almost gone now that another proposed development has received city council approval.
Two new stores are set to open this week at the redeveloped former Menards off Pontiac Drive on Janesville’s north side, the building's owners said.
Meetings on Tuesday, Feb. 27, and Thursday, March 1, will explain an upcoming course that could lead to jobs in the local construction industry.
Interior designer Anne Rosa is opening shop in one of the oldest homes in downtown Janesville: the former Chester Alden House at 211 S. Main St. Rosa bought the house at auction last year. and her design shop, Interiors gives the old home new life and certain future.
Signs locally are that 2018 will bring an increase in new homes being built in Janesville. Housing starts on the books this year in Janesville have doubled compared to last year, and local builders say a shortage in local homes on the market is a driver.