Racine unveils details of $50 million lakefront development

RACINE — A minimum $50 million, mostly residential construction project of 242 market-rate apartments is planned for the former Walker Manufacturing site along Lake Michigan.

And that’s just phase one.

At a news conference in Mayor Cory Mason’s office Wednesday morning, Mason and staff members shared details of the first phase of a planned redevelopment of the former Walker site, currently considered the city’s prime development opportunity.

In October, Mason and Kevin Newell, president of Milwaukee-based Royal Capital Group, announced an agreement that Newell’s company could develop the site. But no other specifics were divulged. Read More
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