WHERE NEW IDEAS & TECHNOLOGIES ADVANCE

In the Heart of the Nation’s Most Densely Populated Water Tech Cluster

STATE-OF-THE-ART WATER BUSINESS AND RESEARCH FACILITY

The Global Water Center is a 98,000 sq. ft. (9,104 m2) facility housing water-centric research facilities for universities, existing water-related companies and accelerator space for new, emerging water technology companies. With over 40 tenant organizations, the GWC continues to be a magnet for foreign dignitaries, water technology businesses, economic development organizations and students from all levels. The development of the GWC was an important milestone as it established a highly visible headquarter base for The Water Council and a platform to grow Wisconsin’s water technology cluster.

LOCATION

247 W. Freshwater Way
Milwaukee, WI 53204 USA

BUILDING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Water Flow Lab with exhibition space for new prototypes
  • 44 person auditorium
  • Board room with international video conferencing technology
  • Community cafe
  • Green and blue roof
  • First ever commercial building to implement the Alliance for Water Stewardship’s International Water Standard
  • Silver LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council

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Water Technology BUSINESS Park

Reed Street Yards (RSY) is one of Wisconsin’s first Eco-Industrial Parks, a concept that seeks to balance natural resources and economic development. RSY is a former brownfield transformed into a 17 acre (6.9 hectares) global water technology business park that will become a mixed-use urban office, educational, research and technology zone focused on the international water industry.

LOCATION

3rd Street & Freshwater Way
Milwaukee, WI 53204 USA

PARK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Build to your specifications and requirements
  • Urban waterfront environment in downtown Milwaukee
  • High-density research park with full municipal support
  • Cutting edge water demonstration plaza
  • Pervious pavement systems, bioswales and rain gardens for stormwater mitigation
  • Wisconsin’s first installation of “purple pipe” for greywater re-use
  • Across the street from the successful Global Water Center
  • Currently houses the global headquarters for Zurn Industries

LEARN more about the Water Technology Business Park

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