By Paul Snyder Development fights killed one Dane County regional planning group, and the village of Mazomanie is sharpening the blade for another’s execution. “They’ve got to learn to work with us,” Lowell Holcomb, Mazomanie’s village president, said of the ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The Capital Area Regional Planning Commission on Thursday is expected to begin discussing its legal strategy in an ongoing debate with the village of Mazomanie. At the core of the dispute is a proposed 200 acre mixed-use ...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 »
Project: Black River Falls Dam replacement Owner: city of Black River Falls Lead contractor: Hoffman Construction Co., Black River Falls Lead contractor: Project was to go out for bid in December Lead architect/engineer: Mead and Hunt Inc., Madison Completion date: ...
Tagged with: bakery C.D. Smith Construction dam Department of Natural Resources DNR energy Excel Engineering Focus on Northern Wisconsin Gorman & Co. Hoffman Construction Mead and Hunt Miller renewable energy River Architects Short-Elliott-Hendrickson U.S. Green Building Council Western Technical CollegeRead More »
By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Jim Doyle has backed off a campaign promise that four University of Wisconsin campuses will be energy independent by 2012 after determining it was not practical as proposed. ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The pace of construction in the University of Wisconsin System is creating a growing to-do list of maintenance projects and nowhere near enough money to get the work done. “We need to start thinking about this long ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder State lawmakers want to try cutting into a maintenance budget deficit that will never be balanced. Four University of Wisconsin System projects this year produced lower-than-expected bids resulting in a combined savings of almost $20 million. The ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Energy efficiency is a threatened ideal as bare-bones UW System school budgets force a face-off between building upgrades and new construction. “It most definitely is a problem, and it’s a gut-wrenching one,” said Terry Classen, director of ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A wary construction industry is watching closely as legislators consider automatically updating state building codes to match those set by the federal government. “The fear is what we would have to adopt,” said Brad Boycks, director of ...
Tagged with: Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Black Boullion Boycks Governor’s Task Force on Global Warming Hozeny Miller Plale Soletski Wisconsin Builders Association Wisconsin Department of CommerceRead More »