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Madison is land banking, but will developers take it to the bank

By Tom Fetters

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The city of Madison seems to be getting serious about building up its land banking portfolio, announcing its intention this week to buy a second parcel. But if replays of the Edgewater Hotel saga are on the horizon, the city could wind up sitting on a lot of desirable real estate no developer will touch.

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Milwaukee sets up shop in real estate market

By Sean Ryan The city of Milwaukee’s growing presence in the real estate business is raising questions about government’s role in the private market. Milwaukee is considering funneling $3 million in federal money to the city’s subsidiary company, which uses ...

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