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Commonwealth Celebrates Women in Construction Week

March 11, 2022

As Women in Construction (WIC) Week comes to an end, we’d like to look back on the features of some of our talented female employees that bring so much value to the table!  First up is our Project Estimator, Nicole Zimpel! Nicole has held numerous positions over her 20+ years in the construction industry and we […]

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Closing Announcement: Statesburg Apartments, Kaukauna WI

March 7, 2022

Congratulations to Tyler Sheeran, Lisa Wahl, Rhonda Orosz, and the DSA team on last week’s successful closing of Statesburg Apartments in Kaukauna, Wisconsin! This $14.5M project in partnership with the Kaukauna Housing Authority includes the rehabilitation of an existing apartment complex in addition to the acquisition of two adjacent buildings. The renovation will produce 74 […]

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Governor Tony Evers Presents Check for Brooke Street Lofts

March 4, 2022

On Thursday, March 3, 2022, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers visited The Commonwealth Companies’ headquarters in Fond du Lac to present a $3.6M check to the City of Fond du Lac and Commonwealth Development Corp. for their upcoming Brooke Street Lofts affordable housing project. Located on S. Brooke Street, Brooke Street Lofts will be an adaptive […]

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The Commonwealth Companies Names New Chief Executive Officer

January 3, 2022

Adam Hanson has been named CEO of The Commonwealth Cos., a Wisconsin-based organization working in multifamily real estate development, construction, and architectural design., effective January 1, 2022.  Hanson joined Commonwealth in early 2021 as senior vice president of finance, making a significant impact within the finance and accounting functions in addition to other operational areas across […]

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Staying Warm and Safe on the Job Site in Winter

December 2, 2021

December thru February tends to be the coldest months across the United States. It is extremely important that construction crews take additional precautions against the harsh elements, especially in locations that experience frigid winters with freezing temperatures. Here are a few steps to take to ensure your workers are staying warm and safe on their […]

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Multifamily Amenities that Should be Considered in Every Development Design

September 28, 2021

When designing and constructing multifamily properties, it is always important to consider what will make your target customer choose your property over others to reside in. There are a few amenities that we have found to be most popular with our residents and also benefit the overall development scope of the project. As new, innovative […]

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Commonwealth Named Top 50 Affordable Housing Developer in the US

June 22, 2021

On May 27th, Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) announced its annual list of the Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers in the nation. The rankings are based on the success of developers across the U.S, primarily focusing on units that have started construction and units that have completed construction during each respective year. Commonwealth is proud to hold the […]

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