Published: October 20, 2011
Tags: AGC of Wisconsin, Building Commission, David Miller, Dean Kaufert, design-build, Jim Boullion, single-prime bidding, Sterling Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW System, UW-Madison
Lawmakers are giving the University of Wisconsin System more freedom to build projects using private money but want proof the change works before loosening the collar.
Published: October 19, 2011
Tags: Building Commission, CMAR, construction manager at risk, Dean Kaufert, Division of State Facilities, DOA, Great Lakes Research Facility, multiple-prime bidding, single-prime bidding, University of Wisconsin System, UW System, Van Wanggaard
The state Building Commission approved two requests for single-prime bidding on construction projects Wednesday as a commission leader stressed a need to solve the state’s project delivery dilemma.
Published: September 28, 2011
Tags: Bob Brandherm, Building Commission, Camp Randall Stadium, CMAR, construction manager at risk, Dave Miller, Division of State Facilities, Gordon Hintz, Higher Education Subcommittee, McClain Center, Memorial Union, multiple-prime bidding, project delivery, single-prime bidding, University of Wisconsin System, UW System, Van Wanggaard
The University of Wisconsin System can use construction-manager-at-risk for its Memorial Union theater project, but the bid opening must be transparent.
Published: June 23, 2011
Tags: AGC, Associated General Contractors, Badger Performance Center, Building Commission, CG Schmidt, CMAR, Dale Schultz, Dan Davis, Division of State Facilities, DSF, Jeff Plale, Jim Boullion, McClain Center, multiple-prime bidding, project delivery, single-prime bidding, UW-Madison
By James Briggs The construction-manager-at-risk project delivery method is facing renewed scrutiny after state approval of a waiver for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The state Building Commission granted the waiver Wednesday for a $76.8 million addition to Camp Randall Stadium and the McClain Center called the Badger Performance Center. State and UW-Madison officials argued CMAR [...]