The vice chairman of the state Building Commission raised questions Wednesday over the estimated cost of a University of Wisconsin plan to knock down two residential buildings in Madison and replace them with a parking lot.Read More »
“Precedent.” That was the cause of concern David Miller, associate vice president of capital planning for the University Wisconsin system, cited last week when asked about the possibility that Wisconsin lawmakers would shift more of the cost of a list of university construction projects onto the UW system’s budgetRead 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 »
Disagreement on the state Building Commission over how firmly to push agencies to include alternative energy sources in new buildings has left project planners stuck between two ideologies.Read More »
To state officials and industry insiders, state Building Commission meetings can be interesting affairs; but for outsiders, I’m sure they can get a tad stale. Luckily we can always rely on Gordon Hintz to provide comic relief. A Democratic representative ...Read More »
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 ...
Tagged with: Alan Fish Badger Performance Center Building Commission Camp Randall Stadium construction manager at risk David Miller Dean Kaufert McClain Center multiple-prime bidding University of Wisconsin System UW System UW-MadisonRead More »
By Jack Zemlicka The man who would lose control of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s capital planning is warning the state not to step on competitive bidding in the rush to grant the campus independence. David Miller, associate vice president of ...
Tagged with: Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin board of regents Building Commission David Miller Dean Kaufert design/build Gordon Commons John Mielke Scott Walker University of Wisconsin-Madison UW System UW-MadisonRead More »