PRESS RELEASE – The Milwaukee Milkmen announced today a partnership with Franklin Tourism and Studio Gear to bring back a vintage movie-going experience via the brand-new Milky Way Drive-In at Ballpark Commons located in Franklin, WI.
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PRESS RELEASE – A new way to work is coming to Franklin! Bullpen Coworking at Ballpark Commons, will host an open house with refreshments on Wednesday, January 29th from 4-7pm, to introduce Franklin to a work environment that provides community, collaboration, and access to all the right tools while at the same time offering the autonomy, flexibility, and convenience of a home office.
Ballpark Commons project developer Mike Zimmerman said the winter weather is creating a tight construction schedule for opening day on the new Franklin (WI) baseball stadium, but they’ll be ready for the first pitch on May 24. Read more and view slideshow here.
Eden Prairie (MN)-based New Perspective Senior Living announced that it has broken ground to start construction for a 149-unit senior living facility that will be part of the Ballpark Commons mixed-use development near The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin (WI). Read more here.
Franklin’s (WI) Ballpark Commons mixed-use development is seeking another $5.2 million in city financing help — beyond $22.5 million already approved. Read more here.
The baseball stadium under construction in Franklin (WI) for the coming Milwaukee Milkmen (Independent Professional, American Association) will offer more than a seat to watch the team play. Beyond the game, it will have a beer garden, lawn games, a kids play area possibly with an oversized, climbable milk carton, and a burger and shake joint conceived by the former operators of AJ Bombers. Read more and view photo here. (Subscription required.)
The new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the new Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) will be known as the Milwaukee Milkmen. Buy tickets merchandise here.
Special delivery! We've tallied the votes and the moment you've been waiting for has arrived. Meet Wisconsin’s newest pro baseball team, the Milwaukee Milkmen! See the full video here: https://t.co/jSs1YKdiSE pic.twitter.com/ZyuzaghC0h
— Milwaukee Milkmen (@MKEMilkmen) September 17, 2018
Despite objections from citizens, the Franklin (WI) common council approved a series of amendments, mostly on 4-1 votes, to the Ballpark Commons plan that will include allowing additional housing for senior citizens and athletes. Read more here.
Apartments for older people at Franklin’s future Ballpark Commons mixed-use project will include memory care housing, according to newly released plans. The development’s senior housing will feature a three-story building on 6 acres. Read more here about Ballpark Commons project.
The ownership of the new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) has narrowed the list of possible farmed-themed names for the franchise, including Barn Owls, Crop Dusters, Haymakers, Milk Men, and War Pigs. Vote for your favorite here. Is the Journal Sentinel confused? The publication lists the “top three finalists” as the Crop Dusters, Cheesers, and Farmhands. Read more here.
The ownership of the new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) has announced 10 possible farmed-themed names for the franchise, including Crop Dusters, Cheesers, Farmhands, Haymakers, Broilers, Barn Owls, Cow Tippers, Bovines, Milk Men, and War Pigs. Vote for your favorite here.
Next year, the new Ballpark Commons will bring a experiential golf concept to Franklin (WI) in the form of Luxe Golf Bays, a golf entertainment facility that promises fun for both scratch golfers and never-touched-a-driver hackers. The facility will be a massive, three-level entertainment center with 57 heated, open-air bays overlooking approximately 215 yards of turf, as well as two locally branded restaurants and a four-season beer garden called the Hinterhof. Read more and view renderings here.
Mike Zimmerman, Chief Executive Officer of ROC Ventures and its new development, Ballpark Commons, has officially launched the name-the-team contest for the new American Association (Independent Professional) franchise coming to Franklin (WI) in 2019. Zimmerman is pretty much using the same fun, interactive contest website he has used in the past. Enter contest here.
Fans of the new American Association (Independent Professional) franchise coming to the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) will have an opportunity to name the ball club when the name-the-team contest is launched soon. Read more here.
The final land purchase for Franklin’s (WI) Ballpark Commons mixed-use development has occurred, with site preparation work to begin next week. Read more here.
Wheel & Sprocket plans to move its Hales Corners bicycle shop to the new Ballpark Commons mixed-use development in Franklin (WI). Read more here.
The development agreement for Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) is not yet complete, but it’s in the works to likely be completed within a few weeks, according to City Attorney Jesse Wesolowski. Read more here.
Franklin (WI) has conditionally approved infrastructure plans for the massive Ballpark Commons bordering Greendale, saying Greendale’s environmental concerns have been answered. Greendale may not think so. Read more here.
Before the first pitch can be thrown, the Ballpark Commons developer has pitched a few applications to the city of Franklin (WI) that are going to need approval first. And these aren’t the only ones. Read more here.
Milwaukee Business Journal reporter Sean Ryan provides a teaser to an exclusive, behind-the-deal story on businessman Mike Zimmerman and the proposed Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI). Read more here.
Franklin (WI) officials over the next month will consider a $26 million spending plan to support the Ballpark Commons development, which includes a minor league baseball stadium that could open in spring 2018. Read more here.