Milwaukee’s Global Water Center is nearly full, less than two years after opening, so center officials are now planning a possible second water center building in the Walker’s Point area.

The Water Council, working with development firm HKS Holdings LLC, has a five-story building and a connected two-story building at 326-332 W. Florida St. under contract, said Dean Amhaus, council president and chief executive officer. If the project proceeds, the property, which is now used for storage, would be converted into a 45,000-square-foot office building.

“It’s become just critical for the growth we’re seeing,” Amhaus said Wednesday.

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