Yearly Archives: 2018

Jackie Walsh named to Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame


Each year, Midwest Real Estate News runs its Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue, highlighting the careers of the industry’s most successful pros. This year, they looked at the career of Jackie Walsh, president and chief operating officer of Irgens, and named her to the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame.   Learn […]

BOMA Member of the Year Award given to Irgens’ David Narey


Congratulations to David Narey, CPM, Vice President at Irgens, who received BOMA Suburban Chicago’s Member of the Year Award at the 2018 Holiday & Awards Lunch on Dec. 5 in Lombard, Ill.   David, who has been chairman of BOMA’s Medical Office Building Committee for four years, was honored for his hard work to further […]

Tom Irgens is a championship swimmer


BizTimes featured Tom Irgens, Vice President at Irgens, in The Good Life:    It has been a few years since Tom Irgens swam competitively, but he is thinking about putting on his latex cap and diving back into the sport he loves.   Irgens, vice president of asset management at Milwaukee-based Irgens Partners LLC, was […]

Irgens Leases 130,000 SF to Bridgepoint Education


(Business Wire) – Bridgepoint Education, Inc. signed a long-term lease at Irgens’ Ascend at Chandler Airport Center,  1181 E. Northrop Blvd., Chandler, Ariz. Bridgepoint Education will use the property for a call center, general offices and administrative offices.   “Irgens builds new opportunities for our clients with each project. Ascend at Chandler Airport Center is […]

Glendale Medical Office Building Sold for $7.6 Million


Irgens sold River Woods Medical Office Building in Glendale’s Estabrook Corporate Park to a California-based investment and asset management company for $7.6 million. Griffin Capital Securities, LLC purchased the 44,000 SF building at 377 W. River Woods Parkway. The property has an assessed value of $4.3 million, according to city records.   For more information […]

Irgens Fostering Female Management


A national survey of 1,019 real estate executives by business association CREW Network found women are likelier to spend more time in mid-level positions even though their performance reviews are equal or better, on average, than their male counterparts. It found that women represented fewer than 30 percent of the vice presidents and 20 percent […]

Irgens proposes two new office buildings at East Mequon Corporate Center


Irgens is planning two multi-tenant office buildings in the East Mequon Corporate Park, located east of North Port Washington Road, between West Glen Oaks Lane and West Liebau Road.   The 37,670 SF, single-story buildings would be built on 9 acres at 12100 N. Corporate Parkway with 189 parking stalls proposed for each property.   To read more, […]

Schenck to break ground in August at new office building in Research Park


Schenck S.C., a full-service regional accounting and consulting firm, announced it will consolidate two of its Milwaukee area offices at a new building in the Milwaukee County Research Park that is being developed by Irgens.   Schenck will occupy the entire top floor of Muir Woods Research & Technology Center, a three-story, 85,000 SF building that Irgens will build […]

Grand Avenue owners buy ASQ Center


The ASQ Center, the former Gimbels and Marshall Field’s department store, sold for $19.9 million on June 29. An investment group led by Milwaukee developer Irgens sold the property.   Owners of the Shops of Grand Avenue bought portions of the neighboring ASQ Center office building as well as the ASQ Center’s parking structure at […]

Irgens to Begin Construction on Muir Woods in Milwaukee County Research Park


Construction will begin in August on Muir Woods Research & Technology Center in the Milwaukee County Research Park. The four-story building landed an anchor tenant, yet to be disclosed, that will lease one floor, totaling just over 28,000 SF.   The office building will be completed in May 2019 with the remaining three floors totaling […]

Life Time to Begin Construction in July at The Corridor


Life Time Inc. has purchased a site at The Corridor in Brookfield for $7.6 million from Irgens with plans to break ground next month.   “Very soon the dirt will be disturbed,” said Dan Ertl, director of community development for the City of Brookfield. “All public process approvals have been granted.”   Life Time will […]

BMO Tower Concrete Pour Complete


After 20-plus hours, some 670 trucks and 580 tons of rebar, the BMO Tower concrete pour was successfully completed this weekend. Starting at midnight Saturday morning, concrete mixers lined E. Wells St. to build the foundation for the 25-story office tower. To learn more and get a view of what went on, click on any […]

Irgens Optimistic About Development & Opportunity


Irgens has been building opportunities for 20 years through strong relationships with clients based on trust. Mark Irgens recently sat down with Milwaukee Journal Sentinel business editor Steve Jagler to talk about risk management, the development boom in Downtown Milwaukee and why Irgens is bullish on Milwaukee. The article and video can be found here. […]

2018 Downtown Development Summit


Rob Oldenburg, Irgens Vice President of Development, as well as Colliers Partner Lyle Landowski and JLL Executive Vice President Dan Jessup discuss BMO Tower at the fourth annual Downtown Development Summit.  

Crane goes up at site of BMO Tower


A 280-foot-tall crane went up this weekend at the site of the BMO Tower, a 25-story office and parking complex under construction at 790 N. Water St., across from city hall in downtown Milwaukee. The crane will be a part of Milwaukee’s skyline for the next 18 months as crews work to complete the tower […]

Urban Milwaukee stops by the demolition of the BMO Harris Bank parking garage


Urban Milwaukee stopped by the demolition of the BMO Harris Bank parking garage at the southeast corner of N. Water St. and E. Wells St. Viet & Co. is currently taking down the garage in advance of real estate developer Irgens building a 25-story, $132-million tower on the site.   The office tower, to be known as the BMO Tower, will […]

Shipping giant buys Perimeter Center building for U.S. headquarters


Irgens’ Phoenix office announced the $10,350,000 sale of its Perimeter Center building at 17200 N. Perimeter Dr.  Wan Hai Lines Ltd., an Asian shipping company, purchased the property to serve as its Arizona regional offices.   The Class A office building contains approximately 43,109 square feet of space.  Irgens purchased the building in 2015 and undertook a […]