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Packers’ Titletown District to cost up to $130M, debut in 2017

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 24 / 15

The Green Bay Packers Titletown District adjacent to Lambeau Field will initially cost $120 million to $130 million and debut in 2017 with a Kohler Co. hotel, a Bellin Health sports medicine clinic and Hinterland Restaurant and Brewery. The Packers’ share of the project’s first phase ...

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