“Our university is part of the fabric of downtown Milwaukee. Our campus adds energy to our neighborhood and, in turn, the vibrancy of downtown Milwaukee adds to the student experience at MSOE. We are part of the Park East’s growth, and we are enthusiastic about the developments taking shape there.”
Construction of the new world headquarters for Manpower Inc. was completed in fall 2007. The development employs 1,200 people and includes a parking structure, public plaza, and extension of the Milwaukee RiverWalk.
The 22-acre former Pabst Brewery, just west of the Park East corridor, is undergoing a complete redevelopment by Zilber Ltd. into a new neighborhood called The Brewery. In 2007, the City of Milwaukee created a $29 million Tax Incremental District to replace infrastructure, conduct environmental clean-up and make other improvements to the complex.