The State of Wisconsin Investment Board, or SWIB, is moving from its office building at 121 E. Wilson St. for larger, new facilities at the massive Madison Yards redevelopment on the city's West Side.
“This ordinance change, and our housing work overall, is focused on undoing that past harm and creating greater opportunity in our community” Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway said.
"A system like the one we’re contemplating would provide increased clarity and predictability for both residents and developers."
But the proposal is not consistent with the neighborhood plan or the city's Comprehensive Plan, city Planning Division director Heather Stouder said.
Eno Vino wine bar and bistro is fighting to keep Urban Land Interests' nine-story, $125 million redevelopment on Capitol Square from blocking sweeping upper-floor views to the State Capitol.
City officials are exploring ways to spur development in ways that decrease traffic, maximize use of public transportation, and locate projects that could dramatically impact where many people live, work, drive and park.
The Madison Plan Commission on Monday rejected a proposed perhaps $40 million remake of the busy corner of Monona Drive and Cottage Grove Road on the East Side, which now holds a strip mall and two other commercial buildings.
The city expects to add 70,000 new residents by 2040 and needs to build 40,000 units — about 2,000 a year — to meet demand, but is falling short of those projections and is exploring ways to increase production.
Madison's Plan Commission on Monday unanimously approved an eight-story hotel and five-story office building for the ever-evolving East Washington Avenue corridor on the Near East Side.
Developers are seeking to push forward several big projects as the city of Madison review process, delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, cranks back up.
Urban Land Interests hopes to transform much of a block on Capitol Square defined by two- and three-story buildings and surface parking into a more dynamic place. But the proposal is likely to ignite a debate on historic preservation.
Eleven years after the city first approved a plan laying the blueprints for urban renewal along the East Washington corridor, a 200-acre stretch of the Madison isthmus is seeing a transformation to its skyline, and to its population.
In other action, the city adopted an updated comprehensive plan.
The Plan Commission could take a final vote on the overarching plan that guides priorities and development for the city on Monday.
“We have decades of growth within city limits today,” City Planner Heather Stouder said.
"There’s still a lot of capacity for more in the corridor," city planner Heather Stouder said.
It seems like every other proposal for an apartment or office building around town includes plans for retail on the first floor. Why is this model so popular? How well does it work? Read on for answers.
The panel discussion series continues on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the High Noon Saloon, and will also include a listening session with city of Madison staff for the Imagine Madison project.
The city and residents are now preparing for a number of projects that will dramatically transform the triangle-shaped 64 acres along South Park Street.
The Madison Plan Commission approved Monday the demolition of a South Park Street building that has been slated for a homeless housing project, but the future of the project in doubt over its financing.
City officials want a mixed-use development for the 1.9 acre site
Projects that would bring tens of millions in investment in the roughly five-block strip of South Park Street have struggled to come to fruition.
Mayor Paul Soglin names new planning director, pending City Council's approval July 19.