Friday Photos: Downtown’s $456 Million Construction Project
Friday Photos

Downtown’s $456 Million Construction Project

Steel structure for expanded convention exhibition hall being assembled.

Friday Photos: Steel Rises on Wisconsin Center Expansion
Friday Photos

Steel Rises on Wisconsin Center Expansion

$456 million development is largest project underway in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center Seeks Artists For Expansion

Wisconsin Center Seeks Artists For Expansion

$1.5 million will be spent on art to enliven convention center expansion.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Convention Center Expansion Costs Grow By $36 Million
Eyes on Milwaukee

Convention Center Expansion Costs Grow By $36 Million

It's now a $456 million project, with $20 million in additional borrowing.

Friday Photos: $420 Million Convention Center Expansion Moving Forward
Friday Photos

$420 Million Convention Center Expansion Moving Forward

Biggest construction project in Milwaukee is just under two years from completion.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wisconsin Center Expansion Over Budget
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center Expansion Over Budget

WCD exploring value engineering, additional bonding, federal grants and cutting features.

Friday Photos: Inside Milwaukee’s Biggest Construction Project
Friday Photos

Inside Milwaukee’s Biggest Construction Project

Mayor, Wisconsin Center CEO tour convention center expansion. Johnson says Milwaukee will land RNC.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wisconsin Center Skywalk Design Okayed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center Skywalk Design Okayed

New skywalk would accommodate expanded convention center. And future streetcar line.

Skywalk Between Hyatt Regency and Wisconsin Center Demolished

Skywalk Between Hyatt Regency and Wisconsin Center Demolished

A new skywalk will be constructed in its place.

Eyes on Milwaukee: WCD Celebrates Start of Convention Center Expansion
Eyes on Milwaukee

WCD Celebrates Start of Convention Center Expansion

$420 million project is intended to boost business, fully realize Wisconin Center's potential.

Plats and Parcels: Construction Ramping Up on Wisconsin Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

Construction Ramping Up on Wisconsin Center Expansion

Plus: A recap of the week's real estate news.

Plats and Parcels: See Inside Convention Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

See Inside Convention Center Expansion

Plus: A recap of the week's real estate news.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Who Wants To Name the Wisconsin Center?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Who Wants To Name the Wisconsin Center?

National group hired to sell naming rights as part of center's expansion plan.

Plats and Parcels: Riverwest Hostel Becoming Cooperative Housing Facility
Plats and Parcels

Riverwest Hostel Becoming Cooperative Housing Facility

Plus: Wisconsin Center District sells debt for expansion.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wisconsin Center Gives Final Approval for $420 Million Expansion
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center Gives Final Approval for $420 Million Expansion

District will issue bonds this year in order to complete expansion in 2024.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Approves Wisconsin Center Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Approves Wisconsin Center Deal

Expansion approved and could pay $1 million per year to Milwaukee. But Bauman, others doubt it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Convention Center District Authorizes $420 Million Expansion, Raises Hotel Tax
Eyes on Milwaukee

Convention Center District Authorizes $420 Million Expansion, Raises Hotel Tax

District still aiming for 2023 opening even though bonds can't be sold.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wisconsin Center Faces 50% Revenue Cut
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wisconsin Center Faces 50% Revenue Cut

But CEO Marty Brooks still pushing to expand center, issue bonds during pandemic.

Plats and Parcels: City Could Get Cash From Convention Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

City Could Get Cash From Convention Center Expansion

Wisconsin Center District still pushing for expansion even though it can't sell bonds.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Delays Convention Expansion?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Delays Convention Expansion?

9-4 vote seeks to prevent convention center expansion during pandemic.

Plats and Parcels: Convention Center Expansion Paused
Plats and Parcels

Convention Center Expansion Paused

Market uncertainty will prevent necessary bond sale to finance Wisconsin Center expansion.

Plats and Parcels: 11 Key Details About the Convention Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

11 Key Details About the Convention Center Expansion

Plus: Rite-Hite moving to city, Mitchell Street mystery, Lower East Side projects still alive.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Renderings Released for Convention Center Expansion
Eyes on Milwaukee

Renderings Released for Convention Center Expansion

District board releases final design of expanded Wisconsin Center.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Wants $5 Million of Hotel Tax Per Year
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Wants $5 Million of Hotel Tax Per Year

Council may rescind support for convention center expansion without its historic cut of tax restored.

Plats and Parcels: UWM Gets Okay to Partially Demolish Columbia Hospital
Plats and Parcels

UWM Gets Okay to Partially Demolish Columbia Hospital

Plus: Council could delay convention center expansion, MSOE expanding nursing facilities.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Okays Convention Center Expansion
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Okays Convention Center Expansion

Cost of $300 to $375 million. Murphy questions whether it will fill more hotel rooms.

Plats and Parcels: Gilbane, CD Smith Will Build Wisconsin Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

Gilbane, CD Smith Will Build Wisconsin Center Expansion

Plus: State's first Tesla showroom, architecture firm mulls expansion, Pabst Mansion demolishing house

Wisconsin Center District Announces Construction Manager for Wisconsin Center Expansion
Wisconsin Center District Announces Architectural Team for Wisconsin Center Expansion

Wisconsin Center District Announces Architectural Team for Wisconsin Center Expansion

International Firm tvsdesign and Milwaukee-Based Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA) Selected

Plats and Parcels: River One Apartments Construction Starts in March
Plats and Parcels

River One Apartments Construction Starts in March

Plus: Pharmacy to replace Starbucks on Brady, delayed library gains developer