Long-standing Milwaukee recording studio moves to a new, larger location in Walker’s Point.
Kneeverland Productions LLC leases 2,300 square feet at 107 E. National Ave., a light industrial building that is being redeveloped under new owner.
Kneeverland is now at 515 S. First St., also at Walker’s Point.
The company’s expansion plans are described in a new application for temporary occupation of the building on the avenue nationale. This application was filed with the Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services.
“I have been a resident and business owner in Walker’s Point for over thirty years and my business has grown to include many audio / video services including recording studio, live webcast studio , musical rehearsal rooms and a live concert production, ”said the owner of the business. Paul Genoux in the app.
Kneeverland signed a lease for the building with plans to expand into it, according to demand.
The company is looking for temporary occupancy because it has already passed inspections of its elevator, sprinklers, plumbing and major electrical work.
Its architect, KCB Buildings, submits plans to create venues to use for music productions and on-demand rentals for music productions and recordings.
But, there is an eight to 16 week delay for those plans to be reviewed by city building inspectors, depending on demand.
Meanwhile, Kneeverland wants to use some of the current venues to do business there.
Kneeverland has been operating at Walker’s Point for several years.
Kneevers “has been involved in just about every aspect of music production, from the recording studio to live sound, designing every genre, from rock bands to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and working as a sound designer for the theater, ”according to the company’s website.
The future Kneeverland home was previously used by Select Sound Service Inc., which installed communication systems that hospital patients and nursing home residents could use to call nurses for help.
Select Sound, which also managed public address and audio equipment for musical acts throughout the Milwaukee area, was purchased in 2019 by Hiawatha, Iowa, Communications Engineering Co.
A subsidiary of the company, Select Sound Properties LLC, sold the National Avenue building to an investment group led by Michel sanfelippo in February for $ 925,000, according to the state’s online real estate records.
The two-story, 27,300-square-foot building was constructed in 1895, according to the Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Sanfelippo is president of American United Taxicab Co., 646 S. Second St.