Downtown
Task Force

Downtown Task Force

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Linda Gorens-Levey
Downtown Task Force Co-Chair
Partner, General Capital Group

Alex Molinaroli
Downtown Task Force Co-Chair
CEO, Johnson Controls, Inc.

Greg Wesley
Downtown Task Force Co-Chair
Equity Partner, Gonzalez, Saggio & Harlan LLP

Over the next three years we have a series of unique pivotal opportunities impacting our downtown, including:

  • $2 billion in private development
  • The new lakefront gateway
  • The Milwaukee Bucks Arena
  • The redevelopment of West Wisconsin Avenue
  • The possibility of the creation of a modern streetcar transit system

The GMC recognizes the importance of active business and civic leadership and support during this critical time.  Important policy decisions will be made that will define our region for decades.

We created this downtown task force to provide thoughtful leadership and civic guidance early in the evolution of proposed civic and infrastructure projects originating from the public and/or the private sector.

This civic leadership group will:

  • Provide input
  • Fund research
  • Evaluate the impact of these projects in other cities and our city
  • Test for proof of concept
  • Put forward ideas and projects with in-depth knowledge and the confidence of the GMC to the general public in partnership with our public officials

The GMC pledges its support to the advancement of downtown and to provide civic and business input to promote economic vitality. The task force meets quarterly.

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For more information, please contact Michael Hostad.