By ??Paul Snyder The Madison Common Council on Tuesday lifted a 50 percent pre-lease requirement to provide a construction loan for a proposed business incubator. The council’s action allows planning to proceed for BioLink, a 31,000-square-foot project that will hold ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The proposal for a 31,000-square-foot bio industry business incubator narrowly survived a Board of Estimates review Monday night, bringing the project one step closer to fruition. Mayor Dave Cieslewicz cast the tie-breaking vote to support a resolution ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Rooftop gardens on the new Madison Central Library are seeding debate between residents lobbying for the space and city leaders unwilling to pay for it. “We never appropriated money for a rooftop garden,” said Alderman Larry Palm, ...Read More »
By Darryl Enriquez A developer’s interest in selling land for a walkway connecting lakes Mendota and Monona along the east bank of the Yahara River in Madison leaves Karolyn Bebee as the lone holdout. She didn’t realize she was holding ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder
After Monday night/Tuesday morning’s marathon Landmarks Commission and Board of Estimates meetings, the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment seems a little more likely.Read More »
By Darryl Enriquez If Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz’s goal for breaking ground on the proposed Monona Terrace high-speed rail depot is to be met, officials must avoid lengthy policy debates that have prolonged or threatened other projects, local contractors and ...
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By Paul Snyder The Edgewater Hotel redevelopment scored a split in a city panel double-header Monday night and Tuesday morning, setting the project up for a final stand before Madison’s Common Council. “We got a boost of momentum,” said Bob ...
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By Paul Snyder Two Madison Common Council members are questioning the value of Hammes Co.’s offer to trade public access to Lake Mendota for $16 million for the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. Alderman Mike Verveer and Alderwoman Satya Rhodes-Conway argue a ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison leaders Monday withheld a decision on how to recoup money from a developer that already owes more than $180,000 to the city. The city’s Board of Estimates requested reports and recommendations from the city assessor, attorney ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The Madison Plan Commission on Tuesday gave the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment three approvals after hours of debate and questioning that began Monday night. “It certainly gives the project new wind,” said Alderman Michael Schumacher, a member ...Read More »