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Aloft Hotel
$3 million from 6 investors
431 jobs (anticipated once project is done)

It's a tough time to lanch a luxury hotel, but Milwaukee's Aloft, part of Starwood Hotels' W chain, is rising fast in its spot overlooking the Milwaukee River. The 160-room hotel is slated to open in December.

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