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JV of Wingspan, Batson-Cook Breaks Ground Near Milwaukee

Wingspan Development Group and Batson-Cook Development Company have broken ground on Hub13, a 34-acre garden-style multifamily community in Oak Creek, WI, just south of Milwaukee. It’s scheduled to deliver its first units by the end of 2021.

The joint-venture partnership is delivering 300 apartment units across nine two- and three-story residential buildings. Hub13 will feature resort-style amenities and border an 11.2-acre nature preserve with wetlands.

“Given its central location between Kenosha and Racine counties as well as downtown Milwaukee, Hub13 is one of the most coveted multifamily sites in the southeast Wisconsin market,” said Jason Macklin, director of development at Wingspan. “This submarket has experienced extraordinary job growth over the past few years, which has created a positive ripple effect across the area.”

First Merchants Bank is providing financing, while JLA Architects is the architect, Ayres Associates is the civil engineer, and Nicholas & Associates is the general contractor.


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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