Near West Side Partners, Inc.
Press Release

Mayor Barret, Ald. Bauman attend grand opening of new $3M BP gas station at 27th Street & St. Paul

Statement from Keith Stanley, Executive Director of Near West Side Partners, Inc.

By - May 19th, 2015 04:18 pm
(L-R): Rick Walia, Mayor Tom Barrett, Alderman Robert Bauman, Jay Walia. Photo courtesy of the Near West Side Partners, Inc.

(L-R): Rick Walia, Mayor Tom Barrett, Alderman Robert Bauman, Jay Walia. Photo courtesy of the Near West Side Partners, Inc.

MILWAUKEE – The following statement was issued in response to today’s groundbreaking of a new BP gas station on 27th and St. Paul:

Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP) applauds the grand opening of the new gas station in our neighborhood at 27th and St. Paul. This new store marks only the second gas station in our Near West Side neighborhood.

Jay and Rick Walia, the investors in this new gas station, are great community partners and share our vision for an improved neighborhood. This $3M investment is another example of the great things that are happening across the Near West Side to make our neighborhood an even better place to live, work and play.

About Near West Side Partners, Inc.

Near West Side Partners, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving businesses and residential corridor, through collaborative efforts to promote commercial corridor development, improved housing, unified neighborhood identity and branding, and greater safety for residents and businesses. NWSP envisions a vibrant Near West Side with a well-balanced mix of residential neighborhoods and businesses corridors that is thriving because it offers: a safe and welcoming environment for employees, residents and visitors; residential neighborhoods that are attractive to those working in the area; a distinct neighborhood identity and brand that is attractive to employers, employees, residents and visitors; and a vibrant mix of commercial development that serves the needs of those living and working on the Near West Side.

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