If the Madison City Council sticks by its refusal to pay $600,000 to a developer to resolve a legal dispute over the massive Judge Doyle Square project, it could set the project back by three to five years, Mayor Paul Soglin said Wednesday.
With a critical City Council vote Tuesday, Mayor Paul Soglin and city attorney Michael May are warning of potential costs, delays and other impacts if a developer sues the city over the massive Judge Doyle Square project.
Seeking more time for further research and to address concerns, the Madison City Council pushed back a vote Tuesday on whether to take up for the third time a decision on authorizing a $600,000 payment to the developer of the Judge Doyle Square project until the new year.
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The path forward remains murky for a bill to give a Foxconn-style subsidy to paper giant Kimberly-Clark to retain as many as 500 jobs in the Fox Cities, an issue set for a hearing before state lawmakers Wednesday.
Eurofins Scientific, a global life sciences company, plans to buy land near the Dane County Regional Airport and build a $35 million large laboratory and office building that could house nearly 500 employees, according to a city official.
The master plan for the Alliant Energy Center would transform the campus with hundreds of millions of dollars in new, private development - including hotels, restaurants, office space and housing - along with public spending on modifications to existing facilities.
For the first time in decades, the traditional opening of the holiday shopping season at Greendale's Southridge Mall will not include a Kohl's Department Store. Shoppers hunting for Black Friday bargains from that chain will instead line up at a Kohl's store that opened in October at the new 84 South mixed-use development -replacing the nearby Southridge location.
The planned conversion of Glendale's troubled Bayshore Town Center, replacing much of its vacant retail space with offices, a hotel and apartments, drew both hopes and concerns at an initial public hearing Thursday night.
A nonprofit Milwaukee group plans to buy and renovate central city houses and then resell them to new homeowners. Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp. is looking to buy three houses in the Harambee neighborhood to launch the effort, known as MLK Homes, said Leo Ries, the group's interim executive director.