By James Briggs The Edgewater Hotel redevelopment’s months-long slog through city committees is prompting a Madison review of how it vets projects. The Edgewater gained final approval earlier this month, but city officials want to avoid such long and winding ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison’s Common Council president is blasting a lawsuit challenging the city’s approval of the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. “It’s a case that’s very unlikely to succeed, but even then, it wouldn’t surprise me if there was an ...
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By Paul Snyder A Madison developer is willing to bypass a neighborhood vetting of an $8.5 million housing project. “We might just have to be in agreement to disagree,” said Steve Yoder, president of Apex Enterprises. Yoder said his firm ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Parking problems are plaguing a proposed 17.5-acre redevelopment on Madison’s west side. Madison-based Erdman Holdings Inc. wants to redevelop its land at University Avenue and Whitney Way into what eventually would be a mix of offices, a ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Members of Madison’s Landmarks Commission want to review the latest Edgewater Hotel design and are ready to seek a legal opinion to force the issue. “I wouldn’t rest a $93 million project on a process unless I ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The Madison Common Council will not cast its final vote on the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment Tuesday. It might happen in March or April, said Alderman Mark Clear, but the project still lacks approvals from the city’s Urban ...
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A revised rendering shows the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment from Lake Mendota. Madison’s Plan Commission has voted to change the city’s zoning ordinance to allow the proposed Edgewater addition to have the same setback as the original structure. (Renderings courtesy ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Frustration over a lack of city action will greet the proposed Edgewater Hotel renovation when it arrives at the Madison Plan Commission for review on Monday. “If I’m surprised about anything at this point,” said Alderman Michael ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder He has called his thus-far rejected proposal for the redevelopment of Madison’s Edgewater Hotel his company’s “last, best offer,” and now Bob Dunn has a last, best chance to salvage the project. Tuesday, the Common Council gave ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A Madison commission member’s caution could unravel a developer’s strategy to build on property targeted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison developer Otto Gebhardt III is planning a 10-story, student housing project on the north side of ...Read More »