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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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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2017 Top 10 Global Trends

Download P.U.M.A. President and Founder Brad Segal's 2017 edition Global Trends Report, highlighting opportunities arising from converging shifts in demographics, lifestyles and competition that are rapidly shaping our cities. 

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2015 Downtown Milwaukee Entertainment & Hospitality Comparative Analysis

Prepared by Hunden Strategic Partners, this report compares downtown Milwaukee to 10 of its peer cities in the areas of hospitality, entertainment and nightlife.

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2013 Defining Downtown Report

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.
Click below to download the 2012 profile prepared by Progressive Urban Management Associates, Inc.

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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, which benchmarked perceptions on the downtown Milwaukee brand.
Click here to download the 2005 white paper as a PDF.

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