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The Daily Reporter’s 2017 Construction Summit

May 4, 2017

Davis & Kuelthau proudly sponsored The Daily Reporter’s Construction Summit on May 4, 2017 at The American Club and Whistling Straits. This first-time forum was designed to bring community leaders and construction and real estate professionals together for an for an in-depth perspective on recent commercial development across southeastern and northeastern Wisconsin. Business and community speakers included guests from Uline, the Green Bay Packers, the Bucks, the City of Oak Creek and the Village of Pleasant Prairie.

Davis & Kuelthau’s construction and real estate attorneys, Brian Pfeil and Michael Van Someren, shared perspectives on construction defect disputes and project contract considerations. Click here to watch the recording of their presentation.

Additional Panel Discussions:

Wisconsin’s Fastest Rising Cities – How They Are Doing It
Pleasant Prairie Village Administrator, Mike Pollocoff, and Lou Molitor, President/CEO of the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce, shared perspectives on how their communities have achieved some of the greatest recent growth in all of Wisconsin. Similarly, Uline CFO, Frank Unick, shared insight as to how Pleasant Prairie partnered to bring in major employers, facilities and job creators such as Uline, Amazon & Haribo into Wisconsin.

Oak Creek Municipal Administrator, Andrew Vickers, and Nate Franke, Development & Leasing Director for Zilber Property Group discussed the city’s growth path relative to its recent retail and business growth including landing Wisconsin’s first IKEA.

Updates on Titletown District from Green Bay Packers
Aaron Popkey, Director of Public Affairs for the Green Bay Packers discussed their master plan for the Titletown District, a destination area created on approximately 34 acres of land immediately west of Lambeau Field. Targeted completion is set for Fall 2017 for phase one, and planning and construction for the development is ongoing. The Packers are investing approximately $65 million into Titletown, with a reported cumulative initial investment by all parties of $120 – 130 million.

To view presentations from this Summit, click on the video link below.