News & Progress


January 2017: Marriott Residence Inn Grand Opening

David Gilbert, Executive Director of the Innovation Campus, joins Ed Walsh of Hospitality Partners, Mayor Kathy Ehley and other dignitaries for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Marriott Residence Inn on the Innovation Campus. 

June 2015: Residence Inn by Marriott Groundbreaking

David Gilbert, Executive Director of Innovation Campus along with Ed Walsh of Apline Reality, Mayor Kathy Ehley, Alderwoman Cathy Causier, Alderman John Dubinski, County Supervisor Jim Luigi Schmidt and Alderman Jeff Roznowski celebrate the groundbreaking of the Residence Inn by Marriot. 

Fall 2014: Echelon Apartments Groundbreaking

From left: City of Wauwatosa Alderman Jeffrey Roznowski, Alderman John Dubinski, Alderwoman Kathleen Causier, Alderwoman Allison Byrne, Mandel Group President Barry Mandel, County Supervisor Jim Luigi Schmidt, Executive Director of Innovation Campus David Gilbert, Alderman Dennis McBride, Mayor Kathleen Ehley, Senior Development Manager of the Mandel Group Phil Aiello.

Spring 2014: ABB Inc. opens its Wisconsin Headquarters

Spring 2014:
UWM opens Innovation Accelerator

From left: UWM Innovation Campus Executive Director David Gilbert, along with
Vice Chancellor for Development Patricia Borger, Herzfeld Foundation President F. William Haberman and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mone.

October 2013:
Discovery Parkway Ribbon Cutting

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Michael Lovell, along with Wauwatosa Mayor Kathleen Ehley and Wauwatosa City Officials celebrate the opening of Discovery Parkway.

June 2013:  Innovation Campus Beam Hoisting Celebration

August 2011:
Innovation Campus groundbreaking

September 2010:
Wauwatosa Common Council approved the creation of a tax-incremental financing district (TIF) for Innovation Campus.

September 2010: U.S. Department of Commerce awards UWM a grant for construction of the UWM Innovation Accelerator, a business accelerator facility on the property.