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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    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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Media Contacts

Thank you for visiting Northwestern Mutual’s online News Room. If you’re a member of the media, please contact us via phone or email:

800-323-7033
mediarelations@northwesternmutual.com

A member of the public relations team will respond to your inquiry at our earliest convenience.

  • Betsy Hoylman
    Director–Media & Public Relations

  • Jennifer Ryan
    Director of Strategic Communications–Philanthropy
  • Autumn Latimore
    Assistant Director–Media & Public Relations

  • Jean Towell
    Assistant Director–Media & Public Relations
  • Peter Balistrieri
    Senior Public Relations Consultant

  • Elizabeth DeLuca
    Senior Public Relations Consultant
  • John Gardner
    Senior Public Relations Consultant

  • Amanda Lee
    Public Relations Consultant
  • Shawn Rolland
    Public Relations Consultant

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News Releases

  • GEN X: The Generation of Contradictions -- Most Financially Vulnerable and Least Proactive

    MILWAUKEE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gen X (Americans aged 35-49) is high on financial concerns and low on optimism and action, according to the latest findings from 2015 Northwestern Mutual More

  • Northwestern Mutual Expands Support for Childhood Cancer in North Carolina

    MILWAUKEE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, more than 400 children in North Carolina are diagnosed with cancer each year and almost half of those children are under the age of 5.1 Today, the More

  • Northwestern Mutual named a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly Business(SM) by the League of American Bicyclists

    MILWAUKEE, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This National Bike to Work Week, Northwestern Mutual is celebrating its recent recognition from the League of American Bicyclists as a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly More

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Fact Sheet

We’re helping people plan for their financial security so they can get more out of life. Learn how we’re helping people reach their goals in our Annual Report stories below. For a more interactive online experience, check out the tablet version of our report.

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