Yearly Archives: 2020

Mark Irgens shows off Milwaukee’s newest office tower — as pandemic brings big concerns for developers


Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   Normally, developer Mark Irgens would be happily showing off his firm’s latest project: the $137 million BMO Tower, downtown Milwaukee’s newest office high-rise.   These are not normal times.   As he leads the tour, Irgens continually checks his phone for emails with information about the new order from Gov. Tony […]

Downtown Milwaukee is Booming


RE Journals | Dan Rafter   Any barometer you want to use. Sales. Rents. Vacancies. New development. Steve Palec, chief marketing officer with the Milwaukee office of Irgens, says they all highlight just how busy Milwaukee’s commercial real estate market is today.   As Palec says, 2020 has looked a lot like 2019 for Milwaukee’s […]

Irgens breaks ground at 999 Playa del Norte in Tempe, Arizona


Irgens broke ground Wednesday, February 12 on 999 Playa del Norte, a 94,000 SF office building on the north side of Tempe Town Lake. The $45 million office project, set to open in May 2021,  will be the final piece of the Playa del Norte subdivision, according to Derek Flottum, Development Director, Irgens.   Irgens […]

Spring construction to start on two office buildings at The Corridor


Irgens is moving forward with two new office buildings totaling 235,000 SF at The Corridor. The company plans to develop a two-story single-tenant building totaling 45,000 SF and a six-story, 190,000 SF building for multiple tenants, with completion set for 2021.   To read more visit: BizTimes Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Business Journal  

Developer aims for ‘Third Ward’ feel with pocket park at BMO Tower and 770 North


Biz Times – As part of its downtown Milwaukee projects, developer Irgens Partners LLC aims to create an environment for tenants and visitors similar to one found in the nearby Historic Third Ward. To achieve that aesthetic, Irgens is planning a pocket park, which would be built in a vacant lot located east of 770 North […]

Irgens: 770 North will remain an office building


The existing 20-story BMO Harris Bank office building in downtown Milwaukee will remain an office building rather than be converted to a mix of uses, according to Irgens, the developer planning to redevelop the building once the bank moves into the new BMO Tower next door.   To read the full story, visit Biz Times.

BMO Tower Progress Photos


Work progresses on BMO Tower as Irgens aims for spring opening. View photos and read the full story here: BMO Tower Progress