Development News for the Weeks of 10/31/20 - 11/13/20


On a second try, the Madison Plan Commission early Tuesday approved revised plans for a big, controversial housing redevelopment in the 400 block of East Washington Avenue.
-Wisconsin State Journal


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.
-Wisconsin State Journal


After lengthy public testimony and questions, the Madison Plan Commission late Monday approved Urban Land Interests' $125 million redevelopment on Capitol Square amid concerns by a popular restaurant across the street that the project will block its sweeping upper-floor views of the state Capitol.
-Wisconsin State Journal


The bucolic, sprawling University Research Park on the West Side, home to some of the area's most illustrious biotech companies, is poised to begin a new era.
-Wisconsin State Journal

DEVELOPER REDUCES HEIGHT, CHANGES DESIGN OF JUDGE DOYLE SQUARE HOTEL

The developer behind the centerpiece hotel for the $175 million Judge Doyle Square project Downtown is now offering a shorter, less-flashy design for the property one block from the state Capitol.
-Wisconsin State Journal


The United Way of Dane County and community partners on Thursday announced the first housing project that will come out of a new county fund for supporting the creation of apartments geared toward lower middle-class renters.
-Wisconsin State Journal


The arrival of cold weather in the north makes patios less viable, and spiking COVID-19 cases statewide means opening indoor dining beyond the current 25% capacity limit looks unlikely in the near term. All of this points to mass closures for independent restaurants that have fought to hang on this long.
-The Cap Times