A lawsuit from two Madison residents contesting the merits of a controversial downtown hotel expansion project will not be heard by the state Supreme Court.
Two Madison residents have petitioned the state’s Supreme Court to hear a case regarding the Edgewater Hotel expansion.
A tie vote of the Madison Common Council has put one of the city’s most controversial developments back on the ropes.
A $16 million subsidy for the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment is too much for the city to include in its 2012 budget, according to Madison’s mayor.
Published: October 28, 2011
Tags: Adam Plotkin, Bob Dunn, Capitol Neighborhoods Inc., cartoon, Edgewater, Edgewater Hotel, Eugene Devitt, Fred Mohs, Hammes Co., Landmark X, Mark Clear, Paul Soglin, Peter Ostlind
Published: October 27, 2011
Tags: Adam Plotkin, Bob Dunn, Capitol Neighborhoods Inc., Edgewater, Edgewater Hotel, Eugene Devitt, Fred Mohs, Hammes Co., hotel, Landmark X, Mark Clear, Paul Soglin, Peter Ostlind, redevelopment, Sheridan Glen
A state appellate court Thursday rejected the arguments of two Madison residents fighting the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment, inching the project closer to a construction start.
The city of Madison will drastically cuts its contribution to the Edgewater Hotel expansion project in a move announced Tuesday by Mayor Paul Soglin.
Published: June 2, 2011
Tags: Brookfield, Center for Urban Initiatives and Research, Edgewater Hotel, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, John Kovari, Legislative Fiscal Bureau, Marcus Corp., Menard Inc., Patrick Liston, Rick Czopp, Sen. Mary Lazich, Southridge Mall, Stacy Mitchell, Steve Hiniker, tax incremental finance districts, tax-incremental financing, TIF, Wal-Mart
The number of tax incremental finance districts is skyrocketing in Wisconsin as municipalities reach for any tool to promote new construction and job growth.
When Madison voters on Tuesday unseated a popular two-term mayor, it was a referendum on how the city handled a contentious development project, allies and critics of Mayor Dave Cieslewicz said.
Published: January 19, 2011
Tags: Amy Supple, Capitol Neighborhoods, common council, Edgewater, Edgewater Hotel, Electrical Workers Local 159, Fred Mohs, Hammes Co., hotel, Julia Kerr, Lake Mendota, lawsuit, Madison, Mark Hoffman, tax-incremental financing district, TIF
By James Briggs After more than a year of debate surrounding the $98 million redevelopment of Madison‘s Edgewater Hotel, the last municipal hurdle for developer Hammes Co. came down to a mythical tent. Madison has approved an operating agreement, which dictates public access to Lake Mendota. The agreement stalled for more than a month as [...]