Wisconsin Center $420 Million Expansion Construction Project
Join us for a virtual matchmaking session for Bid Release 1 of the Wisconsin Center Expansion Project.
Bid Release includes:> 31A - Deep foundation
Multiple prime bidders will be participating.
Visit: BuildingMore.com for information on the project.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – (April 16, 2021) – The Wisconsin Center District (WCD), along with its owner’s representative, CAA ICON, and construction firm partners Gilbane Building Company and C.D. Smith Construction, who have formed a joint venture as Gilbane | Smith Wisconsin Center Expansion (Gilbane | Smith), are opening the subcontractor bidding process for its highly-anticipated $420 million convention center expansion. Construction-related companies in southeastern Wisconsin that want to learn more about becoming a vendor, subcontractor, supplier or professional services provider for the expansion are encouraged to attend one of the upcoming information sessions and register to receive updates at buildingmore.com.
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Construction-related companies in southeastern Wisconsin that want to learn more about becoming a vendor, subcontractor, supplier or professional services provider for the WISCONSIN CENTER expansion are encouraged to attend one of the upcoming information sessions and register to receive updates at buildingmore.com.
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