Milwaukee Business Journal: Medical College of Wisconsin hires lead builder for $100M cancer research center

Milwaukee Business Journal: Medical College of Wisconsin hires lead builder for $100M cancer research center

The Medical College of Wisconsin hired the Milwaukee office of Mortenson to manage construction of its estimated $100 million Cancer Research Building project.

The Medical College also is working toward a February closing for bonds that would help finance that project at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, according to communications director Holly Botsford. The state of Wisconsin has already approved money for it.

The facility could be about 150,000 square feet, and is intended to advance new cancer treatments that would “help eradicate the cancer burden in Wisconsin,” said Dr. Joseph Kerschner, provost and executive vice president of the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Julia A. Uihlein, MA, Dean of the MCW School of Medicine.

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