Project name: 7Seventy7
Address: 777 N. Van Buren St., Milwaukee
Cost: $100 million
Size: 34 floors
Start date: Spring 2016
Estimated completion date: August 2018.
Owner: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Developer: Hines, of Houston, Texas
General Contractor: C.D. Smith Construction, Fond du Lac
Engineer: Magnusson Klemencic Associates Inc., Seattle
Lead Architect: Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates Inc., Chicago
Significance to the region: The apartment tower is the second high rise Northwestern Mutual has had built in downtown Milwaukee has had built in recent years, the first being its $450 million, 32-story headquarters, which was completed in 2017. The new building brings 308 new luxury apartments and 14 penthouse units to the area. It has a saltwater pool and terrace with gas grills, a golf simulator, a fitness center and yoga room, indoor and outdoor fireplaces and a sports bar with TVs, among other attractions and conveniences.