Gov. Scott Walker proposed Tuesday giving the University of Wisconsin System complete control over its construction projects paid for with tuition, fees, gifts and grants.Read More »
Nearly a month after postponing a vote on various University of Wisconsin System projects in response to revelations about hefty reserves, a Republican member of the state Building Commission said he is likely to approve the projects when they come before the commission this month.Read More »
As a state senator prepares to unveil legislation that dramatically could change how Wisconsin delivers its construction projects, the Building Commission's vice chairman is calling on a state agency to quickly follow suit.
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The state Building Commission approved two requests for single-prime bidding on construction projects Wednesday as a commission leader stressed a need to solve the state’s project delivery dilemma.
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The University of Wisconsin System can use construction-manager-at-risk for its Memorial Union theater project, but the bid opening must be transparent.
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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 ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Madison campus will remain a part of the University of Wisconsin System under changes to be approved by the Legislature’s budget committee, but it and other campuses will be given new flexibilities, including money for ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to break off the Madison campus from the rest of the University of Wisconsin System is dead. UW-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin said Friday it’s now clear there’s ...Read More »
By James Briggs Wisconsin’s construction market is on uneven ground right now, where some companies are finding opportunities to grow, while others are standing still or slipping back. Showing promise is The Boldt Co., Appleton, which increased its Madison office ...Read More »