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I-7 chosen for La Crosse Kane Street Project

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The Garden Terrace Apartments is a proposed multi-family rental development on La Crosse’s near north side consisting of 50 apartments and a 1,500 square foot multi-purpose community center. The development will be split between two [...]

Photos: Artist Lofts Grand Opening

July 25th, 2016|2 Comments

The Office of the Governor, the City of Manitowoc, Impact Seven, Inc. and Wisconsin Redevelopment, LLC hosted the grand opening for the Artist Lofts on July 22 to mark the completion of the historic renovation of [...]

Rice Lake, here we come!

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Impact Seven adds Office in Rice Lake, WI Since 1979, Impact Seven has helped communities across Wisconsin develop and grow, through a creative mix of business lending, real estate development and property management. Through these efforts, [...]

PRESS RELEASE : Artist Lofts Grand Opening

July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Open House Scheduled for much anticipated Artist Lofts apartments in Manitowoc, Wis. Grand opening celebration to include site tours, remarks and mural unveilings July 14, 2016 - Manitowoc, Wis. – The Office of the Governor, [...]

Artist Lofts wins Progress Lakeshore’s Neighborhood Development Award

May 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Artist Lofts wins Progress Lakeshore’s Neighborhood Development Award

Alongside Wisconsin Redevelopment, we are honored to have been presented with Progress Lakeshore's Neighborhood Development Award for the Artist Lofts. Located in Manitowoc, WI, this development is turning an abandoned manufacturing plant into 40 units [...]

Impact Seven receives $492,000 in NeighborWorks 2016 Grant Funding

March 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Impact Seven receives $492,000 in NeighborWorks 2016 Grant Funding

APRIL 6, 2016 - Almena, WI– NeighborWorks America announced last month that Impact Seven, Inc. has been recommended to receive $492,000 in 2016 grant funding, an over 170% increase from 2015’s award. The grant funds are [...]

Iconic Bronzeville mural restored to inspire next generation

March 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Iconic Bronzeville mural restored to inspire next generation

With the restoration of the “Celebrate the Arts” mural, the gateway to Bronzeville is alive again with brilliant color. The extensive painting project was completed by a team of artists, including prolific muralist and artist [...]

Franklin School Apartments Nearing Completion

February 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Franklin School Apartments Nearing Completion

Impact Seven looks towards spring 2016 lease-up. FEB 22, 2016 – RICE LAKE, WI - A February 17 site visit confirms that the extensive renovations and new construction at the future site of the Franklin [...]

Dedication Scheduled for Bronzeville’s Iconic Mural

February 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Dedication Scheduled for Bronzeville’s Iconic Mural

Celebratory Unveiling of the Restored Inner City Arts Mural Scheduled Open house set for Bronzeville Cultural and Entertainment District iconic mural restoration FEB 18, 2016 – Milwaukee, WI – Impact Seven, Inc. invites the Bronzeville [...]

Wilmarth Mansion Grand Reopening Scheduled

January 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Wilmarth Mansion Grand Reopening Scheduled

The iconic estate sees new life as an event center and offices JAN 14, 2015 – Ashland, WI – Impact Seven, Inc. will be hosting a grand opening reception for the Wilmarth Mansion Historic Event [...]

Inner City Arts Mural Nearing Completion

December 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Inner City Arts Mural Nearing Completion

Impact Seven's Milwaukee offices are home to an iconic mural by Reynaldo Hernandez - we're elated that after 20 years, the original artist was able to help us preserve this beautiful landmark for decades to [...]

Impact Seven helps break ground at Freshwater Plaza Development

October 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Impact Seven helps break ground at Freshwater Plaza Development

Governor Scott Walker joined community and business leaders in a ceremony Thursday, October 22nd to celebrate the Freshwater Plaza groundbreaking in Milwaukee. The Freshwater Plaza is being developed by Wangard Partners, Inc. They specialize in green, [...]

Impact Seven awarded $1.75 Million for Small Business Loan Pool

September 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Impact Seven awarded $1.75 Million for Small Business Loan Pool

Almena, WI, September 14 – Impact Seven (I-7) is the recipient of a $1.75 million award the CDFI Fund, and is one of six Wisconsin Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to be awarded. These funds [...]

Bringing new life to a neighborhood art landmark

August 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Bringing new life to a neighborhood art landmark

Reynaldo Hernandez stands next to the mural he created in 1984 at 642 W. North Ave. Hernandez is preserving the mural on the side of the Inner City Arts Council building.

  • Maple Park Apartments Exterior

Rehabilitation Begins on Barron County Housing Projects

August 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Rehabilitation Begins on Barron County Housing Projects

The Barron County Housing project was acquired by Impact Seven in August of 2014, following the initiation of a prepayment request that could have ended the project's affordability for low-income individuals and families. The three [...]

Impact Seven Begins Renovations on Franklin School Aparments

July 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Impact Seven Begins Renovations on Franklin School Aparments

Impact Seven will host a ground breaking for the Franklin School Apartments on Tuesday. The project involves the adaptive reuse of the historic Franklin School into 12 units of affordable housing, as well as the [...]

Impact Seven Welcomes New VP of Real Estate Development

May 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Impact Seven Welcomes New VP of Real Estate Development

Spring 2015 Impact Seven is pleased to announce the addition of Kristine Giornalista to its executive team as the Vice President of Real Estate Development. Kristine joins Impact Seven during a year packed with projects, including [...]

Impact Seven, LBWN Receive Partnership Award

April 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Impact Seven, LBWN Receive Partnership Award

CHICAGO, April 1, 2015 – The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (Bank) is pleased to announce the Wisconsin recipients of its 2015 Community First® Awards. The awards recognize outstanding achievements of the Bank’s

Impact Seven Named Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Community First Fund Partner, Receives $7 Million 10-Year Loan

March 25th, 2015|Comments Off on Impact Seven Named Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Community First Fund Partner, Receives $7 Million 10-Year Loan

CHICAGO and ALMENA, Wis., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (Bank) today announced that Impact Seven, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) headquartered in Almena, Wisconsin, has been named [...]

Franklin School to be Renovated for Apartments

December 10th, 2014|Comments Off on Franklin School to be Renovated for Apartments

A Jan. 2 closing on the sale of the Franklin Elementary School on Main Street was approved at Monday's regular meeting of the Rice Lake Area Board of Education.

Wisconsin Group Aims to Preserve Sec. 515 Properties

September 22nd, 2014|Comments Off on Wisconsin Group Aims to Preserve Sec. 515 Properties

The clock is ticking on thousands of rural affordable housing units in Wisconsin. Built under the federal Sec. 515 program, these aging homes are at risk of losing their affordability in just the next several years.