Capstone National Partners recently opened the doors to its new Milwaukee office at 759 N. Milwaukee St. CapstoneNP is a bi-partisan government affairs and public policy firm headquartered in Washington DC. The company helps businesses, research institutions and non-profit organizations interact with the federal government. The CNP team includes former Congressional and executive staff members as well as policy and marketing specialists. “We’ve been committed to and active in Wisconsin for years,” said John Rogers, founder and chief executive officer of the firm. “This office is simply an exclamation point for our passion and commitment to Wisconsin, its businesses and institutions.
Cole Taylor Bank opens branch in Franklin
Chicago-based Taylor Capital Group Inc. announced that Cole Taylor Bank is expanding its commercial banking business into southeastern Wisconsin through the opening of a new office in Franklin. The new commercial banking office, located at 9809 S. Franklin Drive, will be Cole Taylor's second operation in the state, joining Cole Taylor Business Capital's facility in Brookfield.
Palermo Villa is closed
After decades as a landmark restaurant on the Milwaukee’s East Side, Palermo Villa is closing, according to a report at OnMilwaukee.com, a media partner of BizTimes.
"Palermo Villa Restaurant, on Murray Avenue, has closed its doors," owner Kathy Mirenda said in an e-mail. "For 34 years we have been serving our traditional, classic Italian cuisine and pizza. Our long-standing clientele has considered us the place that never changes, and we have always thought that to be a compliment. It has become evident that we can no longer do business as usual. We are closing during these difficult economic times in hopes to recreate and reopen in the future. To all our loyal customers and friends, we thank you for your support and patronage these many years." Palermo Villa opened in 1969 under the ownership of the Fallucca family, which now owns Palermo's Pizza.
Guardian Auto Glass LLC plans to expand into the Milwaukee area with a location at 2695 N. 125th St., Unit H, Brookfield.
Cornerstone Development of Southeastern Wisconsin said it has sold nine of its ranch-style condominiums in the Glen at Seven Stone neighborhood, located just south of Lisbon Road at Highway 164, that it is developing in Sussex. A grand opening celebration for the project will be held on July 19-22. The project will have 56 ranch-style condos. Prices range from $270,000 to $390,000 and sizes range from 1,400 square feet to 1,861 square feet.