New Wisconsin Herd Arena Taking Shape

New Wisconsin Herd Arena Taking Shape

With the Wisconsin Herd‘s inaugural season just months away, construction of their new arena in Oshkosh is taking shape. Earlier this year, the Miilwaukee Bucks confirmed that they would place their upcoming NBA Gatorade League (G League) team in Oshkosh. A new arena is being constructed in the city, and is slated to open for the Herd’s debut for the 2017-18 G League season.

Oshkosh Arena will have free parking for next five years, new amenties also added

Oshkosh Arena will have free parking for next five years, new amenties also added

The Oshkosh Arena, which will be home to the Milwaukee Bucks G-League team called The Herd, will have free parking for the next five years, along with new amenities that have been recently added to the design.

FREE PARKING FOR 5 YEARS AND VIP LOUNGE AT NEW OSHKOSH ARENA WITH VERVE SPONSORSHIP

Concert-goers, event attendees and basketball fans will enjoy free parking at the new Oshkosh Arena, thanks to the sponsorship of Verve, a Credit Union. Announced at a news conference on Wednesday, the deal will extend free parking to all events at the arena from now through 2023. This marks the first major sponsorship announced for the new arena, which is scheduled to open in November.

WEDC awards Oshkosh $250,000 grant for roadwork near new arena

WEDC awards Oshkosh $250,000 grant for roadwork near new arena

The city of Oshkosh is getting state support on a project to rebuild road near the Milwaukee Bucks' incoming D-League arena on South Main Street. On Monday, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. pledged a $250,000 state grant to the city to help fund infrastructure improvements near the new arena, where the Wisconsin Herd, a new Bucks NBA Development League team, will play this fall. Read more >>

WISCONSIN HERD SELECTED AS TEAM NAME FOR BUCKS' NBA D-LEAGUE FRANCHISE

WISCONSIN HERD SELECTED AS TEAM NAME FOR BUCKS' NBA D-LEAGUE FRANCHISE

The Milwaukee Bucks’ new NBA Developmental League franchise set to begin play in Oshkosh for the 2017-18 season has been named the Wisconsin Herd. The Wisconsin Herd name reflects the Bucks brand while representing the Bucks as a statewide organization from the top down. Read more >>

BUCKS PROMOTE DEB LOGAN TO VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR NEW D-LEAGUE TEAM IN OSHKOSH

BUCKS PROMOTE DEB LOGAN TO VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR NEW D-LEAGUE TEAM IN OSHKOSH

The Milwaukee Bucks announced today the promotion of Deb Logan to Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for the franchise’s new NBA D-League affiliate in Oshkosh, Wis. In her new role, Logan will oversee all aspects of the new team’s corporate outreach, including growing the team’s corporate base and managing and activating the team’s partner accounts. Read the article >>

Greg Pierce on the win for an Oshkosh arena

Greg Pierce on the win for an Oshkosh arena

Greg Pierce, president and CEO of Oshkosh-based Windward Wealth Strategies, led the successful effort to lure the Milwaukee Bucks D-League franchise to Oshkosh. Passionate about both sport and its economic development potential, he sat down with Insight Associate Editor Sean Johnson to discuss how basketball could help the city’s near-south side rebound economically. Read the article >>

The new Oshkosh Arena will be home to the Milwaukee Bucks development league team, but developers and city leaders expect it will also help crystalize the vision for its South Shore redevelopment

The new Oshkosh Arena will be home to the Milwaukee Bucks development league team, but developers and city leaders expect it will also help crystalize the vision for its South Shore redevelopment

 

From where Jason White sits, Oshkosh’s Sawdust District is still “a vision, not a plan,” but the Milwaukee Bucks’ decision in February to locate its Development League basketball team in Oshkosh certainly helps focus that vision and likely moves the Sawdust District concept closer to becoming an actual plan. Read the article >>