It’s a bitterly cold January afternoon in downtown Milwaukee, but the weather isn’t stopping an army of construction workers who are busy turning renderings into reality at the Bucks’ new $524 million, 17,400-seat arena set to open in the fall.

...“We have an internal countdown of 20 weeks to really get this up and running and start going through critical path, operations and putting in all the furniture and fixings,” Feigin said, adding that the project is on schedule and, perhaps more importantly, on budget given that the Bucks must pay for any cost overruns.

Kansas City-based Populous and Wisconsin-based Eppstein Uhen Architects designed the arena, Mortenson is managing the construction, and CAA ICON is project manager...

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