Developer plans 300 hotel rooms for downtown Milwaukee

Downtown Milwaukee could get 300 more hotel rooms in two new buildings under plans by hotel operators that bought a development site from Johnson Controls Inc. Wednesday.

Jay Bhakta, managing partner of JR Hospitality in Minneapolis, confirmed to the Milwaukee Business Journal that the company acquired the eastern half of the block southwest of North Jefferson and East Michigan streets in downtown Milwaukee. The empty corner office building could be demolished, as could the structure south of it, to clear land for two new hotel buildings standing about six stories tall, he said...

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