2016 Market Profile: Downtown Milwaukee

View the latest market research conducted by P.U.M.A. (Progressive Urban Management Associates), which benchmarks local growth and changes in demographics; housing; employment; office and retail vacancies; mobility and connectivity; hospitality and tourism; arts, culture and entertainment; education; and the nighttime economy.

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Top 10 Global Trends Presentation: How to Respond at Home

Download P.U.M.A. President and Founder Brad Segal's 2016 presentation on the top 10 global trends affecting downtowns and how downtown Milwaukee should respond.

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FitBid 2016: Downtown Milwaukee Progress Report

Get a snapshot of downtown's growth over the last decade and view recommendations for continuing the momentum.

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Defining Downtown Report 2013

A report documenting the live-work dynamic in 21st century U.S. cities. Prepared for the International Downtown Association by the Philadelphia Center City District.

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2012 Market Profile: Downtown Milwaukee

Get a snapshot of Milwaukee Downtown’s key economic indicators, including residential population, employee demographics, commercial space, housing, hospitality and tourism, and current development.

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Downtown Milwaukee: Trends & Market Conditions 2012

Learn about the global trends impacting downtowns worldwide and the implications for Downtown Milwaukee.

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Top Ten Global Trends Affecting Downtowns And How to Respond At Home 2011

In 2011, Progressive Urban Management Associates (P.U.M.A.) revisited its Global Trends report and offer need insight in response to the impact of economic recession and ongoing changes in demographics, lifestyles and global competition.

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Top Ten Global Trends Affecting Downtowns And How to Respond At Home 2014

In 2014, Progressive Urban Management Associates (P.U.M.A.) again revisits its Global Trends report to account for demographic and lifestyle changes, as well as global competition. Download the summary or read the blog post here.

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2010 Downtown Master Plan

The Downtown Area Plan was adopted by the Common Council on October 12, 2010 as an update to the original 1999 Milwaukee Downtown Plan to build upon its momentum.

Click here to view information on the Downtown Master Plan, as well as support studies and related initiatives.

2009-2010 Downtown Economic Status Report

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 hosted its first State of Downtown Economic Forum on April 15, 2010. Perspectives on the current and future state of Downtown Milwaukee were given. A summary of the findings is also available in the 2009-2010 Downtown Economic Status Report.

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2007 Downtown Milwaukee Market Analysis

Milwaukee Downtown’s first comprehensive market analysis was conducted in 2007 by the UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development and UW-Extension Milwaukee County.

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Status of the Downtown Milwaukee Brand in Southeastern Wisconsin: 2005 White Paper Research

View the findings of a telephone survey to residents throughout Kenosha, Racine, Ozaukee, Washington, Waukesha and Milwaukee counties to gauge perceptions on the downtown Milwaukee brand.

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