Milwaukee continues to be a great place to live and workJuly 24, 2018
Milwaukee has received a numerous amount of positive publicity recently. Perhaps it is due to the recent growth in and around the downtown area, including the new Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, the construction of new office buildings and hotels and an influx of businesses relocating to the area. Godfrey & Kahn is proud to be a member of the Milwaukee business community and has been recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in the city for nearly a decade.
Of late, Milwaukee has enjoyed several favorable reviews from national publications:
Why Milwaukee is the Midwest’s Coolest (and Most Underrated) City (read the article)
"Ever since its early days as an agricultural port and brewing capitol, Wisconsin’s largest city has been a magnet for industry, immigrants, and intrigue. And now, thanks to a downtown building boom and an influx of new restaurants, bars, hotels, and shops, the city’s diverse and highly walkable neighborhoods are experiencing a revival that’s drawing visitors like never before."
2018 Most Livable Cities (read the article)
"Are our communities livable for Americans of all ages? To help answer this question, AARP developed the Livability Index, a ground-breaking tool—now in its third year—that uses more than 50 national data sources and 60 indicators spread across seven categories to jump-start community conversations about livability and encourage action by consumers and policymakers alike."
The flourishing Midwest: Why some cities are prospering while others decline (read the article)
"Northwestern Mutual, a life insurer, Kohl’s, a chain of department stores, Manpower, a staffing firm, and Harley-Davidson picked Milwaukee for their headquarters. The city has majestic architecture, leafy parks, a fine site at the confluence of three rivers on the shores of Lake Michigan and craft beer-fuelled summer festivals."
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