Gilbane Building Company Reaches Milestone at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Expansion

Phase 2 of hotel expansion is scheduled to open in late summer 2019

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino expansion project celebrates significant milestone and is scheduled to open in late summer 2019

Milwaukee, WI – August 28, 2018 – Gilbane Building Company recently celebrated a major milestone on the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Expansion project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The topping-off ceremony for this high-profile hotel expansion was attended by City, Tribal and organizational leadership, as well as project team members from Gilbane Building Company, Greenfire Management and Cuningham Group.

The tower expansion will provide Potawatomi Hotel & Casino with 119 additional rooms to the existing facility for a total of 500 rooms. A four-story infill area between the existing casino and hotel will also be added and include storage, multiple kitchens expansion, a pastry kitchen, banquet facilities, ballroom and spa. Construction on the new tower began in December 2017 and is expected to open in August 2019. Gilbane also partnered with Greenfire Management and Cuningham Group in 2014 to complete the first tower for Potawatomi.

“Gilbane is proud of the entire project team on achieving this critical milestone. A special thanks to Greenfire Management, Cuningham Group and our trade partners for a strong start on the early phases of this project. A special thanks to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the tribe for their leadership on this important project. We look forward to finishing strong and successfully delivering another successful project together!” – Dan Keaveney, Gilbane Building Company Project Manager

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has 46 office locations worldwide. For more information, visit

For more than 30 years, Gilbane’s Milwaukee office has served a wide variety of market sectors and clients throughout Wisconsin including Northwestern Mutual, Waukesha County Health and Human Services, Medical College of Wisconsin, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Kerry Ingredients and Flavours, Schlitz Park and Schreiber Foods.