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Park East

Aug 30, 2023

Milwaukee County puts out RFP for Park East parcel

The 2.3-acre property known as “Block 22” was left behind by the Park East freeway removal.

Jan 4, 2017

Milwaukee County sells last Park East block to Marcus Corp.

The Marcus Corp. has been selected to buy the last available block of Park East land near downtown Milwaukee.

Mar 21, 2016

Arena about to buck a trend

Two days after news broke that M.A. Mortenson Co. would serve as construction manager for the new Milwaukee Bucks arena, local officials were boasting that the project and related developments would bring at least half a billion dollars of investment to a prime piece of real estate near the city's downtown.

Feb 5, 2016

Milwaukee County Board moves to prevent future Park East-type land sales

In an effort to prevent further land sales like the $1 purchase of county land by the Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee County Board officials recently passed a resolution that opposes such sales in the future, while also requesting various departments seek parkland rezoning of 43 sites.

Sep 11, 2015

Cheques and balances: Milwaukee County Board spending up to $150,000 to temper Abele

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is planning to spend up to $150,000 to check the ever-expanding powers of County Executive Chris Abele.

Sep 9, 2015

Milwaukee County sells Park East land to Bucks developer

The same day that Milwaukee County officials announced a deal to sell land near the new Bucks arena site for $1, the team president said he is open to having the project built under agreement that would direct the work to union companies.

Aug 31, 2015

Many ‘moving parts’ ahead for Bucks arena project (UPDATE)

s the public continues to argue over a new proposed arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, supporters will soon find themselves contending with various "moving parts" as the proposal makes its way through an obstacle course of governmental agencies.

Jul 16, 2015

Bucks hiccup: Milwaukee County Board holds up Park East land sale

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is using a procedural tactic to hold up the sale of land in the Park East Corridor to the owners of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Jun 17, 2015

BUILDING BLOCKS: Park East development

The Park East land in downtown Milwaukee provides a generational opportunity to create a mixed-use district that reconnects Milwaukee's downtown with the neighborhoods north of McKinley Avenue.

Jun 10, 2015

Park East land may buck the trend

By being willing to accept $1 for land valued at $8.8 million, Milwaukee County officials might seem to be giving the owners of the Bucks basketball team and associated developers a sweetheart deal.

Jun 10, 2015

Hearing packed for $1 land sale to Bucks’ owners

Strong opinions were expressed at a public hearing over the Milwaukee County executive's plan to sell 10 acres adjacent to a proposed new Bucks' arena to the team's majority owners for $1.

Jan 3, 2014

VJS looking for subs for Park East development

Pewaukee-based VJS Construction Services is seeking subcontractor bids for the Avenir Apartments.


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