State Building Commission approves entrepreneurship center at UWM

By Melanie Lawder, Milwaukee Business Journal

LubarCenter_UWM_webThe University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has received a green light from the State of Wisconsin Building Commission that will keep the school on track to break ground on its new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center by early 2018.

The commission on Wednesday approved a request to increase the project budget for the entrepreneurship center by $500,000. The additional money will be used to address problems stemming from unforeseen soil conditions on the site where the new building will be erected.

With the budget increase, the total state construction funds for the new facility will be $8.27 million. According to state documents, construction on the project is anticipated to start in January 2018 with a tentative completion date set for December 2019. Read more …

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