Castlerock Commercial Construction Inc. has shut down and now faces a lawsuit to collect loans worth more than $3 million.Read More »
A $56 million, 22-story office building that will house the Godfrey & Kahn SC law firm has been proposed for the east side of downtown Milwaukee. Joel Lee, president of Van Buren Management Inc., said the location is ideal for ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The owners of a Madison bar Tuesday dropped a lawsuit filed against the state for using eminent domain to acquire their property for a construction project. The trial was scheduled to begin Wednesday in Dane County Circuit ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A bill that would increase legislative oversight of the University of Wisconsin System’s use of eminent domain lacks enough votes to make it to the Assembly floor. State Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee, said the Assembly Committee on ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Attorneys for a Madison bar say the University of Wisconsin System should not be allowed to bully a smaller neighbor into surrendering to the threat of the use of eminent domain. “The big issue here is: Does ...
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By Paul Snyder A lawsuit over Wisconsin’s approval of a Minnesota wind farm threatens to delay the construction start and drive up the project cost. “At this point, we anticipate construction will begin this spring, so we hope the case ...
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By Paul Snyder James Cape & Sons Co.’s case against a former employee and two other construction firms is heading back to circuit court with some momentum for the now-defunct company. “This is very favorable for Cape,” said Matthew Flynn, ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The UW System’s use of eminent domain to acquire a downtown Madison building is prompting a legislative call for more oversight of the process. But the bill that would create that oversight focuses only on the UW ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] Contractors that build state projects are ready for a fight if a Wisconsin lawmaker succeeds in preventing them from contributing to political campaigns. The state’s process of awarding projects is fair enough without piling on a laundry ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] The sick leave guidelines Milwaukee released Wednesday confirmed industry fears that the ordinance would override paid time-off provisions in contractorsâ€™ collective-bargaining agreements. â€œEverybody understands what the goal is, but the problem with that is you have, within ...Read More »