Komatsu Has New Renderings of Project
The latest look at what's billed as America's largest urban manufacturing project.
Komatsu has released additional renderings to Urban Milwaukee of its proposed campus for what’s been billed as the largest urban manufacturing proposal in the nation.
Komatsu Mining is based in West Milwaukee, but its huge parent company, Komatsu, is based in Tokyo. The industrial conglomerate hopes to relocate its mining division, best known for its P&H brand of mining shovels, to the city site by 2022. The company hopes to have move then 1,000 employees at the site, but intends to start with approximately 600 in 2022, of which about 70 percent are expected to be office employees.
The plans call for a three-story, 176,000-square-foot office building, training center, museum and automation lab as well as a 430,000-square-foot, three-story manufacturing facility.
Eppstein Uhen Architects and engineering firm GRAEF are leading the design of the campus.
At the design review hearing, Architect Greg Uhen said the company hopes to begin grading the site in September, with utility work taking place in November. Final building plans would be submitted to the city in December with a formal construction start for March.
The new renderings depict the campus from multiple angles as well as the large P&H mining shovel and Komatsu truck that will be placed along E. Greenfield Ave.
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- Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Komatsu Mining’s Massive New Harbor District Campus - Jeramey Jannene - Jun 27th, 2022
- Eyes on Milwaukee: Planned Riverwalk Lets You Touch the Water - Jeramey Jannene - Nov 22nd, 2021
- Friday Photos: South Harbor Campus Rising Over Inner Harbor - Jeramey Jannene - Apr 30th, 2021
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- Friday Photos: Komatsu Mining Campus Takes Shape - Jeramey Jannene - Nov 6th, 2020
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still looks like a suburban office park