CITY OF SOUTH MILWAUKEE with RE/MAX Newport Realty

South Milwaukee is located about fifteen minutes south of the City of Milwaukee on the shores of Lake Michigan. It is about fifteen minutes north of the thriving community of Racine, Wisconsin. South Milwaukee had its start in the year 1891 when a town site was purchased by developers for the purpose of establishing a suburb. It was incorporated as a village in 1892 and currently occupies about five square miles with a population exceeding 21,000 people. The City of South Milwaukee is very popular with people locating in Southeastern Wisconsin because of its smaller town feel on the shores of Lake Michigan with the convenience of proximity to the urban amenities of the City of Milwaukee and the easy commute to the City of Chicago by AMTRAK or Interstate 94. The South Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce is very active and committed to bringing businesses and residents to the area by promoting the extensive benefits of living, working and playing in the area. This is a thriving and growing community.

South Milwaukee Recreation

Within South Milwaukee’s borders is Grant Park, part of the Milwaukee County Park System. Grant Park features the Oak Leaf Bike Trail, tennis courts, a swimming beach, and an 18-hole golf course as well as the Seven Bridges Hiking Trail along the delightful\ shore of Lake Michigan. In 2005, the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center was built adjacent to the new South Milwaukee High School. This Performing Arts Center, open to the public, hosts a variety of entertainment with something for everybody.

South Milwaukee Ecconomy

South Milwaukee is the headquarters of Bucyrus International, formerly Bucyrus-Erie, which is known for constructing large shovels and dragline excavators, including Big Muskie, the world’s largest mobile earth-moving machine. It is a source of local pride that Bucyrus shovels were used in the construction of the Panama Canal. In November of 2012, Caterpillar Mining bought Bucyrus International for 8.6 Billion dollars with the goal of becoming a one-stop shop for mining companies worldwide. Smaller business are encouraged to invest and reinvest in the area through active programs such as the South Community Façade Grant Program offering matching funds for façade improvement. The community is known to be very aggressive in the offering of incentives to businesses contemplating moving to the area.

South Milwaukee Homes for Sale

As the largest locally owned and community grounded residential Real Estate office in Southeastern Wisconsin, RE/MAX Newport Realty offers fully trained agents that are completely aware of opportunities for existing and new housing in the South Milwaukee area as well as opportunities for employment, education, medical care and accommodation of any special interests. If you or anyone you know is contemplating a move to the Union Grove area, or desirous of additional information, please contact us at any time.

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South Milwaukee Real Estate


Community Listings

Average List Price: $160,493
Average Days on Market: 44


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$135,000

1311 Monroe Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Keller Williams Realty-Milwaukee North Shore
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$134,900

624 Lakeview Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Nicholson Realty Inc
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$134,900

1426 Manistique Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: RE/MAX Realty 100
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317 Marquette AVE South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: RE/MAX Realty 100
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$129,900

1434 Drexel Blvd South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Keller Williams Realty-Milwaukee Southwest
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722 Monroe Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Keller Williams Realty-Milwaukee Southwest
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$124,900

720 Madison Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Greenquest Realty
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$119,900

1503 Marquette AVE South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: RE/MAX Realty 100
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$115,000

907 Minnesota Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Shorewest Realtors, Inc.
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1021 Sycamore Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: RE/MAX Lakeside-Capitol
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$113,700

1312 Mackinac Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Nicholson Realty Inc
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3211 8th Ave South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: Shorewest Realtors - South Metro

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