Commercial proposes building a 214,000-square-foot
industrial building at the former AMF bowling center
site, 901 Northview Road. The city is considering
offering the developer incentives to spur the
redevelopment of the vacant site.
- A tax incremental district could help to fund the
redevelopment of a vacant bowling alley into an industrial
building on Northview Road in Waukesha.
its meeting next Wednesday, the city’s Plan Commission
will hold a public hearing and discuss TID No. 25 before
voting on a resolution to either approve or deny the
Commercial is proposing to level the former site of AMF
Waukesha Lanes, which shut down last year, and replace it
with a 214,000-square-foot industrial building at 901
Northview Road that could house one or more users,
according to city documents.
redevelopment of this property to an industrial use is
appropriate given its close proximity to the airport and
the interstate,” the proposal states. “The existing
infrastructure in the area will accommodate the industrial
to the documents, the city would spend just over $3.3
million to finance the plan.
incentives would be structured as a $1,150,000 grant paid
during construction of the facility and as a “pay as you
go” grant, according to the plan, meaning that as
increment is realized in the district, reimbursement
will be made to the developer up to $1,650,000.
cash grants will be provided without a signed development
agreement and the city of Waukesha anticipates issuing
bonds to raise the $1,150,000 for the up front grant
portion of the incentive.
Plan Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening
in the Council Chambers at Waukesha City Hall, 201