Multi-Unit Residential

Welford Sanders Lofts

Catalyst Construction converted the 184,843 square-foot former Nunn Bush Shoe Co. factory into a mix of offices and apartments. A partnership comprising Wisconsin Development and the non-profit Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation redeveloped the property by converting the existing building into 59 apartments and 38,000 square-feet of office space. As part of the conversion, a two-story, 1960s-era addition was demolished to form an interior courtyard space inside the historic U-shaped complex. The completed building looks and feels more like something one would expect to find in the Historic Third Ward. High ceilings, large windows, wood floors and plenty [...]

By |July 20th, 2021|

Artist Lofts

Artist Lofts is an adaptive reuse project of the five-story historic Mirro Plant 3 Building in Manitowoc. Originally a manufacturing space for aluminum boats, the building was well-maintained and its open-concept layout, which featured very few interior walls, made it ideal for renovation from an industrial manufacturing facility to an apartment building. The renovation work involved Catalyst and its contractors restoring the exposed brick, metal beams and duct work as well as the wood ceilings and floors in areas where appropriate. The completed 40-unit affordable housing project features loft-style 2- and 3-bedroom apartments and extraordinary community spaces including an [...]

By |July 17th, 2021|


Catalyst Construction’s leadership in the burgeoning mass timber market continues with its partnership in the construction of the Ascent apartment tower in Milwaukee. Upon its scheduled completion in the Summer of 2022, the 284-foot tall 25-story residential edifice will be comprised of 259 luxury apartments founded on a multi-level cast-in-place concrete parking structure and will be the tallest mass timber building in the world. Just a few of the exciting amenities that will be featured in the tower include a full amenity top floor with sky decks, an indoor swimming pool, lounge areas, a dog grooming suite, a large [...]

By |July 1st, 2021|

Aspire Apartments

Catalyst Construction was selected to be the overall project leader for the first new student housing project on Wisconsin Lutheran College’s campus in over 30 years. Catalyst was tasked with design team selection, pro-forma creation and monitoring, appraisal coordination, FF&E management and many other traditional “owner” responsibilities. The project scope included a new six-story student apartment building consisting of 54 apartment units (212 beds), an enclosed ground level parking garage, ground floor classrooms, and building management and support areas. Project Details LOCATION Milwaukee, WI SECTOR Multi-Unit Residential ARCHITECT Eppstein Uhen Architects WEBSITE → [...]

By |June 1st, 2021|

Serif Apartments

Catalyst Construction renovated the historic Hein Loose-leaf Ledger Building into 35 market rate loft-styled apartments in Milwaukee, WI. Project Details LOCATION Milwaukee, WI SECTOR Multi-Unit Residential ARCHITECT Continuum Architects COMPLETION DATE October 2018 WEBSITE → See the Results

By |October 31st, 2018|

Mammoth Springs

The Mammoth Springs project consists of a mixed-use master planned development. The multi-family residential component of the Mammoth Springs project consists of a total of 252 units. Project Details LOCATION Sussex, WI SECTOR Multi-Unit Residential ARCHITECT Stephen Perry Smith Architects, Inc. COMPLETION DATE December 2017 WEBSITE → See the Results

By |December 31st, 2017|
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