Business Journal (12-13-11)

In Business News for Tuesday, December 13th, Business Journal's Wendy Strong discusses a new Manpower job outlook report for 2012 that says 16 percent of employers plan to hire within the first three months of 2012, and 67 percent say they'll keep their current workforce. Also, Schlitz Park developers have started renovating two bottle house buildings on the downtown site. The work includes combining the two structures into a single building, and upgrading 90,000 square feet of available office space. Finally, there is speculation Warren Buffet could be eyeing Wisconsin Energy. One New York utility and power analyst recently told Bloomberg Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Energy "fits the bill" for Berkshire Hathaway's Mid-American energy holdings company, where Buffett is CEO.