Learn more about our comprehensive planning process with the community to shape the next two decades of development, policies, and programs that enable a more walkable, vibrant, diverse, inclusive and resilient downtown.
Downtown Milwaukee is the economic hub of southeastern Wisconsin with billions of dollars in recently completed, under construction and proposed game changing projects. This investment is creating significant momentum establishing downtown as a vibrant city center and global gateway. Downtown recently won some of its most historic business recruitments, opened new Class A office buildings, and celebrated the groundbreaking of Wisconsin’s tallest residential towers. World class sports teams, strong nightlife, active third spaces, and expanding art and cultural offerings have downtown Milwaukee on a unprecedented positive trajectory. For a snapshot of numerous catalytic projects across all industry sectors, click here.