Viewpoints: The biggest local business stories of 2019

Years from now, 2019 may be remembered as a significant year for the Milwaukee area, that set the stage for even bigger things in 2020.

As this year comes to a close, I am continuing my annual tradition of providing a list of my picks for the biggest southeastern Wisconsin business stories of the year (you can also check out my lists for 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015).

20. Milwaukee becomes a cruise ship destination
19. Alpine Valley bounces back
18. Redevelopment plans unveiled for Bayshore

17. Soldiers Home project begins
16. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel changes
15. Hotel development boom

14. Medical College, Greater Milwaukee Foundation to redevelop King Drive building

13. MSOE opens new comp sci building, completes renovations to innovation and technology center

12. Astronautics leaving central city for suburbs
11. Huge year for the Bucks, Giannis and Fiserv Forum10. Iconic Milwaukee business leaders pass away
9. Uline plans another big expansion
8. Quad’s big deal dies, company selling off two division
7. Molson Coors to move hundreds of jobs to Milwaukees
6. Fiserv acquires First Data
5. American Family making big moves in Milwaukee

4. Milwaukee Tool to build massive Menomonee Falls campus

3. Strauss Brands plans to move to Century City collapse
2. Foxconn project progresses, but state says it’s not eligible for incentives
1. Milwaukee picked to host 2020 Democratic National Convention


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