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1) RFP                                          

Dozens of Milwaukee-based property developers responded to the Homes MKE Request For Proposals. Proposals were evaluated on a 115-point scale which included: 

  • Experience, capacity and potential – ability of entity to acquire, hold, develop, sell and/or own and manage
    scattered site, tax-foreclosed properties and the experience and qualifications of key team members
    responsible for the implementation of the activities (0-45 points)
  • Financial capacity – ability to obtain financing for development and leverage additional investment (0-30
  • Contractor capacity – ability of respondent to employ sufficient contractor capacity to achieve program
    constructions timelines and goals (0-15 points)
  • Unique Elements of Development Plan - beyond the renovation of properties, any proposed unique
    strategies or partnerships that will be employed to meet Program goals. (0-20 points)
  • Pricing of Rehab Components- price provided by developer for major rehabilitation components for property renovation (0-5 points)

2) Awarding Of Developer Agreements

Following ranking of proposals, the evaluation team invited the highest ranked firm/individual(s) to participate in the Homes MKE Program.

  • Development Teams Announced
    • Acts Community DevelopmentAdvanced InvestorsFIT Investment Group, LLC/Westcare Wisconsin, Inc.Maures Development GroupOne 5 Olive/Milwaukee Community Land TrustRico Love Foundation LLC/Mayfield PropertiesStrong BlocksCME Development, LLC; Even Life, Inc.Ezekiel Community DevelopmentMetcalfe Park Community BridgesServant ManorT.A.S. Solutions, LLCWalnut Way Conservation Corp./Silicon Pastures II, LLC; and Walters Renovations, LLC

3) Right Now

September 28, 2022: Following unanimous approval from the Milwaukee Common Council, Mayor Cavalier Johnson signed File #220656, a resolution selecting the development teams for the Homes MKE initiative that will renovate vacant City-owned residential properties in Milwaukee.



Contact Us

 ATTN: Homes MKE, 809 N Broadway, 2nd Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202 

 Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Construction Contact- Olgita David:

  P:414-286-5831; C:414.308.6623;

Developer Contact- Ed Miller:

 P:414.286.3828; C:414.708.1149;

Resident Contact- Jeremy Mitchell:

  P:414-286-6459; C:414.708.1182;

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