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Commercial Properties For Sale

Commercial listings below advertise retail stores, mixed-use buildings, multi-family properties or industrial facilities for sale and renovation. We look for quality renovations and project feasilbity as well as offer price.

Current Listings

Proposals to be submitted by due date & time listed on individual listing sheets.

Extended Listings 

Proposals may be submitted any time and will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Multi-Family Commercial Buildings 

Proposals may be submitted any time and will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Development Opportunities 

Larger properties or those in need of significant rehabilitation are typically marketed through our Requests for Proposal (RFP) process and posted on our main Real Estate website under Development Opportunities.

The City of Milwaukee also has a limited number of scattered sites along its commercial corridors that have not yet been identified for sale.  You can check ownership on the Assessor's website or on MapMilwaukee. If you are interested in a specific City-owned parcel, email your inquiry and proposed use to

General Information

  • Licensed commercial real estate brokers must be used to show our commercial properties and submit offers unless specified in listing. 
  • City will pay a broker commission of 7% of the purchase price or $3,000, whichever is greater, at closing. No commission is paid to a broker/buyer.
  • Buyers cannot violate City Buyer Policies (see below) at offer submission or closing. 
  • Sales subject to Common Council approval. Required BOZA approvals will be obtained before Common Council action.
  • Purchase and Sale Agreement will be tailored to the project.
  • All project elements must be in place before closing -- approved final plans and firm financing. 
  • Conveyance will be on an "as is, where is" basis and subject to deed restrictions prohibiting application for property tax exemption, requiring performance and specifying use restrictions (unless specified in the listing).
  • Certificates of Occupancy will be used to demonstrate performance and require building permits for most work items.
  • Buyers are encouraged to make best efforts to use City-certified Small Business Enterprises for 25% of hard construction costs and 15% of professional services.

Documentation/Information Links


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Contact Us

Real Estate
809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202 

Commercial Buildings
Matt Haessly
(414) 286-5736

Dwayne Edwards
(414) 286-5735

Multi-Family Buildings
Yves LaPierre
(414) 286-5762

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