Fiserv Forum, the new $524 million arena in downtown Milwaukee, opened in 2018.
The core of the $1.7 billion reconstruction of the Zoo Interchange, the state’s busiest interchange, located just west of Milwaukee, was completed in 2018.
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce has more than 1,800 member businesses representing more than 300,000 employees.
Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis had record attendance of more than 1 million in 2018.[caption id="attachment_146648" align="alignnone" width="770"] Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis had record attendance of more than 1 million in 2018.[/caption]
A $90 million project is transforming a historic downtown Milwaukee movie palace into a new performance hall for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
A total of 2.39 million tons of cargo were shipped through Port Milwaukee in 2018.
Amtrak’s Hiawatha service between Milwaukee and Chicago is the eighth busiest route in the Amtrak network and served more than 844,000 passengers in 2018, a new high.
Passenger traffic at Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport rose 2.8 percent in 2018 to nearly 7.1 million. Airlines serving the airport offer nonstop flights to more than 40 destinations.[caption id="attachment_345526" align="alignnone" width="770"] General Mitchell International Airport.[/caption]
A total of 2.85 million fans attended Milwaukee Brewers games at Miller Park in 2018. The Brewers ranked 10th in the MLB for attendance.