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Brownfields Aren’t Just a ‘Big City’ Problem

By Scott Wilson What is a Brownfield? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a brownfield as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.” In simpler terms, it’s a vacant or underused site, seen as a community eyesore,… Read More »

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Par for the Course: Keeping the Bridge Open to the Open

In the golf world this week, all roads lead to the U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in Dodge County, Wisconsin. This high-caliber course is 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee, 115 miles from Chicago, 116 miles south of Green Bay, and 67 miles east of Madison. It’s not quite in the middle of nowhere, but… Read More »

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Top Tips for Making the Most of Building Renovations

Just as any new home needs curb appeal, a business space needs to be able to make a solid first impression to draw in customers and clients. While the renovation process can be complicated, it doesn’t have to be painful. We’ve renovated hundreds of office, senior living, retail, and government buildings throughout the years, and… Read More »

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