Legislation that could make approvals of state building projects easier is on its way to becoming law.Read More »
The African American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Milwaukee is planning to ask state officials to reconsider their interpreting the state’s new bidding law in a way that threatens to gut bidding preferences for businesses owned by minorities and disabled veterans.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker wants his state to modernize the way it delivers its largest construction projects, but he’s not in a rush to achieve such a goal.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.
Tagged with: 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 WanggaardRead More »
The University of Wisconsin System can use construction-manager-at-risk for its Memorial Union theater project, but the bid opening must be transparent.
Tagged with: Building Commission Camp Randall Stadium CMAR construction manager at risk Division of State Facilities Gordon Hintz McClain Center multiple-prime bidding project delivery single-prime bidding University of Wisconsin System UW System Van WanggaardRead More »
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 ...
Tagged with: AGC Associated General Contractors Badger Performance Center Building Commission CG Schmidt CMAR Dale Schultz Dan Davis Division of State Facilities Jeff Plale Jim Boullion McClain Center multiple-prime bidding project delivery single-prime bidding UW-MadisonRead More »