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Nicholas & Associates, Wingspan Plan 59-Acre Mixed-Use Project on Pabst Farms Site

Nicholas & Associates and its sister company Wingspan Development Group, a national development firm active in mixed-use and multifamily properties, recently acquired nearly 59 acres in Pabst Farms and will propose a new live/work/play concept in the master-planned community in Oconomowoc, WI, 35 miles west of Milwaukee. Expanding on Pabst Farms’ current residential, retail and commercial offerings, Nicholas & Associates and Wingspan will soon submit a plan for review. 

“We are very bullish on Oconomowoc and excited to share our vision for Pabst Farms with the city,” said Nick Papanicholas, Jr., president of Nicholas & Associates. “This is my Wisconsin home, so I have been driving by the property for years, and it would be an honor to add to the Pabst Farms legacy.” 

Added Christopher Coleman, VP of development for Wingspan Development Group, “Our Pabst Farms proposal will build on the region’s growth while adding a sizeable tax base.”

Pictured: Nick Papanicholas, Jr. 


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