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Available Properties

Throughout the 1,200 acre Menomonee Valley, there are a variety of location opportunities for developing your business. Currently, there are buildable parcels from 2 to 7 acres and existing buildings for sale, as well as available lease opportunities from 900 to 90,000 square feet. 

The links below provide additional information about current opportunities. St Paul Ave, Milwaukee's emerging Design Showroom District, has historic building stock available for lease and for sale. This street has great highway visibility with 150,000 cars passing daily on I-94!

Properties for Lease

272 N 12th St: Approx 7,000 SF of first floor loft-style office space available with on-site parking. This property is one block from an I-94 exit and minutes from downtown! There's the potential for signage and visibility from the Marquette Interchange.


1741 W. St. Paul Avenue: Renovated Flex and Light Industrial Facility located in a highly desirable Menomonee Valley location! We have a multi-tenant facility for lease with easy access to I-94 and I-43 and zoned IC (Industrial Commercial). This unique brick and beam building with high ceilings is ideal for a variety of uses including offices, back-end manufacturing and front-end showroom, or distribution center. 

184-192 S 2nd St & 130 W Pittsburgh Ave: Located in a great restaurant and bar district, this high visibility architectural gem is walking distance to the Historic Third Ward.

Reed Street Yards: This is a mixed-use urban office, educational, research, and technology zone focused on the global water industry which will house more than 1M square feet of high tech space and be the physical hub of an international water cluster.

Reed Street Yards is an evolving eco-industrial zone. Key features include a system of urban bio-swales and rain gardens, a “purple pipe” for grey water recapture, demonstration and educational projects integrated with the Menomonee River, historic brownfield reclamation, and high expectations for green building achievement. Water Tech One is now leasing. Zurn Industries completed the first building on the campus in 2016. For more about the water campus, see the Milwaukee Water Council

Cream City Yards: Cream City Yards is an exciting new development on St. Paul Ave. Spaces for lease range from 4,500 square feet to 40,000 square feet. Priority spaces are 4,500 square feet and 20,000 square feet with St. Paul Ave frontage. Ample parking and loads of potential near Third Space Brewing, which opened in September 2016!

647 West Virginia Street: The Trade Center Building in the Tannery offers office space in an excellent fifth ward location with on-site parking and immediate access to public transportation. Available amenities include a restaurant, deli, ATM, childcare, security & information center with multiple fiber providers and redundant electrical grids. Other properties available: The Timbers Building and The Atlas Building.

1237 W Bruce St: This 21,800 square foot building has 3 docks, one drive-in, clear height ranging from 9'6" to 18'2", and is less than one mile from I-43 and 1.8 miles from I-94. It is on the southern rim of the Menomonee Valley.


1101 W St Paul Ave: offers up to 30,000 square feet of space in a multi-story light industrial / commercial building. The site has excellent interstate access, poised between the Menomonee Valley and downtown Milwaukee. Ample parking is available. This property is served by steam, which is advantageous for a brewery or manufacturer.

Milwaukee Light buildings: these historic red brick buildings, located on N 25th St between Canal St and St Paul Ave, offer historic architecture, high visibility, easy interstate access, and ample parking. Available for office, commercial, and light industrial uses. Other businesses on the 29 acre site are Zimmerman Architectural Studios, City Lights Brewing Company, and Four Seasons Skate Park. See renderings for this site produced through the Valley Design Charette.

126 S 2nd St (the Lindsay Building) is a five-story, 220,000 sq ft building located in the south part of downtown Milwaukee, across from the Harley Davidson Museum and Reed Street Yards. It’s located in a national historic district making it eligible for historic tax credits. 

160 S 2nd St (the Walsh Building) is a six-story, 120,000 sq ft building located in the south part of downtown Milwaukee, across from the Harley Davidson Museum and Reed Street Yards. It’s located in a national historic district and is an easy walk to the Amtrak train station, the 75 acre Summerfest park along Lake Michigan, Grand Avenue Mall, major banks, Milwaukee Public Market and downtown entertainment.

Properties for Sale

254 N Emmber Lane is a 15,000 sq ft industrial building with 5,000 sq ft of office area and 10,000 sq ft of air-conditioned warehouse space. This building has great access to and from I-94 and ample parking. 

22+ Acre site development land on 6th Street:
This site is in close proximity to major attractions including Miller Park, Potowatomi Casino, Harley Davidson Museum, Intermodal station, and Marquette University. The site features rail access, river frontage, and adjacent to steam power. See renderings for this site produced through the Valley Design Charette.



712 Canal St - Development Site with River Frontage: This 1.9 acre parcel features more than 400 ft of river frontage and is mere minutes from well-known Milwaukee establishments, such as the Harley-Davidson Museum, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, and the Twisted Fisherman. See renderings for this site produced through the Valley Design Charette.

324 N 15th St / St. Paul Ave: This 62,000 sq ft, four-story building is built out of Cream City Brick, and contains wooden floors and beams. It is located on St Paul Ave, with convenient access to downtown Milwaukee. It also has a 2.12 acre vacant lot.

2612 W Greves St (former Red Star Yeast) was previously a food and beverage distribution warehouse on 2.5 acres. The building is 34,000 sq ft and has a 6,000 sq ft insulated refrigerator space with pallet rack storage. The property is zoned heavy industrial and has excellent access to I-94. It is likely that the majority of this property could be acquired as part of the East-West expansion of I-94.

Waterfront Development Site - Kneeland Properties: Approximately 10 acres of land at 260 N. 12th Street are available for future development.  This site, with great frontage along the Menomonee River and adjacent to the Intermodal Station, is highly visible from I-94, I-43, and downtown. This property is served by steam and is eligible for significant discounts due to its proximity to the power plant. Steam is advantageous for a number of uses, including brewing or manufacturing. More info here. See renderings for this site produced through the Valley Design Charette.

Menomonee Valley Industrial Center is an award-winning green industrial park. The site provides easy access to the Hank Aaron State Trail and Menomonee River, and features shared greenspace and stormwater management to maximize the developable footprint. Only two acres left! Neighbors include Lohmann & Rauscher, Taylor Dynamometer, Charter Wire, Palermo Villa, Derse, Rishi Tea, and Ingeteam.



"I pride myself on my imagination when it comes to commercial real estate, but my imagination wasn't big enough to see what has since happened in the Valley," said James Barry Jr., 83, chairman of The Barry Co. commercial real estate brokerage.
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