Author Archives: Ashley Norris

About Ashley Norris

Taking the time to introduce myself to you using WordPress. I am an industrial engineer who is using lean principles to define sustainability in my life and the urban communities. Using lean principles to create a sustainable world to live in, is just the beginning. How we will get there is the journey. These concepts are the future.

Core Principles of Milwaukee Real Estate Development

Old Milwaukee = Keep it “Smallwaukee” New Milwaukee = Keep it #AuthenticMKE We are entering a time when Milwaukee will have the opportunity to develop a very large amount of downtown city acreage at one time from the ground up. Fresh off the press, don’t call it a “district”. Frankly because too many “entertainment districts” […]

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Wisconsin’s Best In Class Technical College System

Today, I attended the integrated manufacturing & engineering technology (iMET) center Tarnowski Hall grand opening ceremony. This facility is the newest workforce training facility that was led by the sponsorship from SC Johnson and Tarnowski family. The event was kicked off by Dr. Bryan Albrecht, President & CEO of Gateway Technical College. The opening ceremony […]

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Suburban Office Parks

Take a drive around your neighborhood. What do you see? What type of buildings do your local businesses occupy? If you are like me, you may drive past abandoned factories, office parks, or strip malls. You may even think to yourself, “Hmmm…what is going on with these buildings? Is there are new business interested in […]

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