city of Brookfield is pursuing the construction of a
conference center in partnership with a hotel
developer or conference center operator near
Brookfield Square Mall.
—The city of Brookfield is pursuing the construction of
a conference center in partnership with a hotel developer
or conference center operator.
the March 21 Common Council meeting, the board adopted a
motive related to the city wanting to acquire land,
construct a conference center and pursue a partnership
with a hotel developer/conference center operator.
of the development of a conference center, and direct
staff to take steps in preparation for the construction of
a conference center in association with a suitable,
qualified hotel partner that would build a hotel adjacent
to said center,” reads the motive.
Tuesday, the council will discuss adopting a resolution
related to the project.
Resolution of Necessity identifies an approximate
9.49-acre site located near Brookfield Square Mall for the
possible city acquisition following the council’s
direction to city staff to move forward.
land being sought is owned by CBL Property and Associates,
which owns the mall, and is currently used for auto repair
and a parking lot, according to city documents. Current
zoning of the site permits hotels and conference centers.
Building and parking setbacks and other dimensional
standards would be set by a MSO zoning that will be
established once a project plan is better known.
70-foot maximum building height is established for the
majority of the site is within the boundaries of tax
incremental district No. 3 and the district can be
expanded to cover portion that is not.
during the meeting there will be discussion of a hotel and
four apartment buildings near Brookfield Hills Golf Course
off Pinehurst Court, Pinehurst Drive and Calhoun Road.
Wimmer Communities is proposing the construction of a
99-room hotel and four apartment buildings providing a
total of 192 dwelling units known as Residence Inn and The
Common Council will meet at 7:45 p.m. at City Hall, 2000
N. Calhoun Road.