Episode 015 – Hey Jimmy, Get Me Some Pabst



Jim Haertel, a modest multi-family investor from Milwaukee, couldn’t forget the beautiful Pabst headquarters he’d seen in his 30’s.  Hear the story of Jim’s  $50,000 down payment and  his obsession with saving a couple structures in the gigantic Pabst Brewery  30-building assemblage.  His effort was the genesis of the   repositioning of  an entire submarket of Milwaukee into a booming engine of economic growth.

https://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/pabstbirth.html

https://www.biztimes.com/2016/magazines/biztimes-milwaukee/current-issue/twenty-years-after-pabst-closed-the-brewery-redevelopment-nears-completion/

https://www.chicagomag.com/real-estate/July-2018/The-Old-Main-Post-Office-Before-and-After/