Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed project-delivery reform would give general contractors near total responsibility for a state project’s outcome while preventing them from choosing their subcontractors.Read More »
A lack of legislative language has construction lobbyists skeptical of subcontractor protections in a proposed project delivery reform bill.
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As a state senator prepares to unveil legislation that dramatically could change how Wisconsin delivers its construction projects, the Building Commission's vice chairman is calling on a state agency to quickly follow suit.
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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.
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The University of Wisconsin System can use construction-manager-at-risk for its Memorial Union theater project, but the bid opening must be transparent.
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Fear of losing contract transparency is driving skepticism over a bill that would give the state more freedom to choose how it awards and delivers projects.
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By James Briggs The state Building Commission on Thursday placed on hold a request from the University of Wisconsin System to use the construction-manager-at-risk project delivery method. The move could signal a change — or, at least a clearer direction ...Read More »
By James Briggs A state lawmaker warned the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Wednesday not to exceed the $76.8 million budget for the Badger Performance Center or it will lose his support. State Rep. Dean Kaufert, R-Neenah, said he was worried ...
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By Paul Snyder The state Building Commission probably will have the rest of the year to decide whether Wisconsin’s bidding process is as efficient as it could be. The state Legislature is unlikely to vote Thursday on a bill that ...
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