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Residential Living

It’s no wonder approximately 64,000 people have chosen to reside in West Allis and West Milwaukee. This area is great for people at any stage in life: retirees, young professionals and especially families, as West Allis is noted as Wisconsin’s close runner-up in BusinessWeek’s survey of the Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2010.

Residents of West Allis and West Milwaukee take pride in their hometown – an aspect evident in the dedication to enhancing the residential corridors of both cities. West Allis, as a fully developed community, is a City that focuses on revitalization and redevelopment. As a “can do” community, West Allis has become a leader is fostering the transformation of industrial and commercial properties. Successes have included the revitalization of the former Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Complex into 650,000 square feet of office space as well as the contemporary architectural statement of Renaissance Center that recently attracted Wheaton Franciscan and Johnson Controls. Return on investment from the City’s successful redevelopment efforts is evident in the attraction of additional private investment from new financial institutions, attraction from start-up to growing businesses and residents


Potential home buyers browse through an assortment of single-family and multi-family dwellings, with styles ranging from spacious bungalows and ranches to charming colonials, Tudors and Cape Cods. The real estate market also offers generous condominium spaces and townhomes, as well as senior housing options and economical apartment units for the renter. Amiable tree-lined neighborhoods conveniently located near schools, employment, parks and shops only add to the appeal of living in the West Allis and West Milwaukee area.

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