Concerns remained about a new parking layout in the planned redesign of James Madison Park as city staff offered Wednesday two possible alternatives to the Park Commission that would reduce the prominence of the parking lot.
Looking to end a legal dispute over the Judge Doyle Square development, the Madison City Council on Tuesday approved paying Beitler Real Estate Services $700,000 in exchange for the developer giving up rights over half the Downtown project.
Ending a months-long debate over how to resolve a dispute over the Judge Doyle Square project, the Madison City Council on Tuesday approved changes that would allow the city to take over half of the $186 million development from its development partner, Beitler Real Estate of Chicago. -The Cap Times
A high-end apartment development with about 200 units is in the preliminary planning stages for a large downtown Milwaukee parcel. The midrise building would be developed by Chicago-based Ravine Park Partners on a vacant lot between North Milwaukee Street and North Broadway, just south of East Ogden Avenue.
A Milwaukee electrical contractor is buying a central city property with plans of relocating a nonprofit job training program there. Ezzard White operates One Hope Made Strong Inc., which provides basic training for people interested in the construction trades.
A historic industrial building on Milwaukee's north side would be converted into affordable apartments under a new proposal. Perlick Historic Lofts would have 72 units in the four-story, 70,000-square-foot building at 3100-3112 W. Meinecke Ave., according to plans filed with the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.