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YEAR IN REVIEW: Foxconn, election, building boom make 2018 one for the history books

FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, construction continues on the Milwaukee Bucks' new NBA basketball arena in downtown Milwaukee. The Bucks and Fiserv Co. announced Thursday, July 26, 2018, a 25-year naming rights deal for the nearly completed Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center in downtown Milwaukee, which opens in August 2018. The arena will be named Fiserv Forum and will be the new home of the Bucks and Marquette's men's basketball team. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)

Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.

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Crane over Milwaukee marks BMO Tower’s progress

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A 280-foot tower crane stands high above the BMO Tower construction site on Monday in Milwaukee. The new BMO building, being put up on a site that was once home to a 7-story parking lot, will stand next to the bank’s current building near the corner of Milwaukee’s Water and Wells streets.  (Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

What's that in the Milwaukee skyline? It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a crane. A 280-foot-tall crane went up this weekend at the site of the BMO Tower, a 25-story office and parking complex under construction at 790 N. Water St., across from city hall in downtown Milwaukee. The crane will be a part of Milwaukee's skyline for the next 18 months as crews work to complete the tower by December 2019.

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