Northwestern Mutual

Building the Future

Northwestern Mutual is investing in a signature development that reflects a financially strong and growing company in a flourishing city with growth potential. The success and growth seen in the design of our new building will help lead the way in attracting and retaining top talent and new business to Milwaukee.

Build The Future

With 1.1 million square feet of space, we will be able to:

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  • Create 1,000 construction-related jobs through 2017
  • Bring 1,900 new jobs to the city
  • Retain 1,100 jobs downtown
  • Generate millions of dollars in new tax base

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Fact Sheets

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Videos

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    View the new construction time lapse video

    View the new construction time lapse video

    Watch the progress made on our Tower and Commons in a series of time-lapse photos taken between July and October.

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    Watch the big concrete pour from start to finish!

    Watch the big concrete pour from start to finish!

    It took about 27 continuous hours for us to pour the concrete for our new Tower & Commons. Now you can see the entire "Big Pour" in under a minute.

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    See the design renderings in action

    See the design renderings in action

    View an exciting series of vignettes featuring designs of Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons, a building that will reshape Milwaukee's skyline.

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    Construction Kick-off

    Construction Kick-off

    Northwestern Mutual Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John E. Schlifske, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Carmen Pitre, executive director of Soujourner Family Peace Center, kick off construction of our Tower and Commons.

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    September 25, 2013

    September 25, 2013

    Northwestern Mutual Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John E. Schlifske unveil Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons on September 25, 2013.

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    December 12, 2012

    December 12, 2012

    Northwestern Mutual Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John E. Schlifske announce the company's new development on December 6, 2012.

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