Northwestern Mutual North Office Building Modernization Project

Project Information and Updates

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Project Overview

Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial services company that has been helping people and business achieve financial security for more than 165 years, is making an investment in its Milwaukee, Wis.-based headquarters campus to expand its world-class workplace and employee experience. The transformation of the Northwestern Mutual North Office Building will include a full building modernization to visually complement the company’s adjacent Tower and Commons Building, enhanced workplace amenities, event space for employees and field network of financial advisors, and greater connectedness to the downtown environment for public engagement.


Through a comprehensive planning approach, Northwestern Mutual combines the expertise of its financial professionals with personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to help its clients plan for what's most important. With more than $570 billion of total assets being managed across the company's institutional portfolio as well as retail investment client portfolios, nearly $35 billion in revenues, and $2.2 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than five million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. Northwestern Mutual ranked 111 on the 2023 FORTUNE 500.





Contractor Information Sessions

Gilbane | CG Schmidt will host several contractor information sessions about the construction of Northwestern Mutual's North Office Building Modernization Project. During these sessions, the project team will present the program overview, new/upcoming bid opportunities, the procurement process, and the economic inclusion requirements. Please check here frequently for updates and upcoming events.


Contractor/Vendor Interest Form
Thank you for your interest in working with us. Please complete the contractor/vendor interest form to receive procurement updates. All businesses interested in bidding as a Prime/Tier-1 subcontractor must prequalify to receive an invitation to bid. 


Select the options below to download materials from the July and October 2023 Contractor Information Sessions.

Please check this page often for future session dates.

Gilbane Contacts

Senior Project Executive
Vince Senese


Subcontractor Prequal Administrator
Cheryl Janicki


Economic Inclusion Director
James Methu

A Commitment to Diversity and the Community

We encourage City of Milwaukee certified Small Business Enterprises, and Wisconsin Unified Certification Program Disadvanged Business Enterprises to participate. Please refer to bid documents for full SBE/DBE plan information.

  • 25%  Small Business Enterprise (SBE)/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and 40% Resident Preference Participation (RPP)
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