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Development News for the Week of: 2/16/19 - 2/22/19

DEVELOPER PROPOSES FINAL PHASE OF $80 MILLION UNION CORNERS PROJECT

After 15 years of start-and-stop work, and following several rounds of city and neighborhood input, a developer is proposing the final piece of the $80 million, multi-phase Union Corners mixed-use project that's been slowly rising on the East Side.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 
 
After the construction of two affordable housing projects and a medical clinic, it's time for the neighborhood to weigh in on the fourth phase of the Union Corners project: a four-story mixed-use building.
-The Cap Times   
 
 
A developer is proposing to build a six-story hotel that would be the closest to UW-Madison's 17,230-seat Kohl Center. Mortenson Development is proposing a full-service hotel with about 176 guest rooms and amenities on a parking lot at 760 Regent St.
- Wisconsin State Journal


More lodging could be coming to downtown Madison if a developer's proposal for a six-story hotel on Regent Street is approved.
 -The Cap Times
 
 
As it plans a new, world-class facility, the Wisconsin Historical Society is bringing a statewide effort to get public input on the project to Madison for the first time this week.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 
 
Dane County officials will consider three more options for a reworked county jail after the cost of a plan to build a facility next to the current one came in twice as high as expected.
-Wisconsin State Journal 


The developer for a 39-unit apartment building is scaling back the project's height after the four-story plan was shot down by the Middleton City Council and decried by nearby residents.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 
 

Around the State and Points Elsewhere  
 


Since 1893, some of the world's biggest construction and mining equipment, including massive steam-operated shovels that dug the Panama Canal, have been built in South Milwaukee.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
Another engineering firm, this one with 90 employees, is moving its offices to downtown Milwaukee - in part to better recruit and retain talent.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
Rexnord Corp. is leasing a downtown Milwaukee office building with plans of shifting some of its operations there, sources have told the Journal Sentinel. That move could eventually total up to nearly 500 jobs, two commercial industry real estate sources said.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
Chicago-based Odyssey Hotels LLC wants to develop the four-story hotel at 3130 W. Rawson Ave., according to information filed with the city Department of Community Development. The proposal was to undergo an initial conceptual review by the Common Council at its Tuesday night meeting.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel