Building Advantage has had the pleasure of sponsoring the Daily Reporter’s Newsmakers of the Year Awards for the past eight years, and every year I continue to be impressed with the people who work in our industry. This year was no exception, with 12 of our members winning awards for the great work that they do every day. At Building Advantage, we believe it is extremely important to promote our members and their accomplishments because they show how vital construction is to everyday life.
Archive: Oct 2014
WRTP/BIG STEP has experienced much success in working with the construction industry and building trades in Milwaukee over the years. We have had the opportunity to connect workers to family-supporting careers redeveloping our lakefront, downtown, and even the major roadways in our community. These achievements have garnered attention from across the state, and we have been fortunate enough to begin expanding our workforce development efforts to Madison.
On Tuesday, October 21st, Bradley Tech High School held its first Career Fair of the 2014-2015 school year. Geared toward juniors and seniors, the fair hosted a number of colleges as well as representatives from the skilled trades. Among those attending were the Operating Engineers Local 139, Laborers Local 113, Plumbers Local 75, the Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council, and WRTP/BIG STEP.
The Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council is hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, October 30th in partnership with Building Advantage, WRTP/BIG STEP, United Way of Greater Milwaukee, and the Milwaukee H.I.R.E. Center at the Milwaukee War Memorial Center, 750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr., from 3pm-7pm. For more information, please call 414-475-5580, or click here (PDF).
The 12th annual Biz Times Real Estate and Development Conference will be held Friday, November 14th at Potowatomi Hotel and Casino from 7:30 am – 9:30 am. This year’s keynote speaker will be Lawrence Yun, chief economic and senior vice president of research for the National Association of Realtors. For more information on this event, click here.
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