Village Board Approves TIF District for Main Street
Despite opposition from a number of residents, the Waunakee Village Board Monday gave its approval to a Tax Incremental Finance district for the Main Street area.
Editorial: Build New History Museum to Tell Wisconsin’s Story
On his final night as Wisconsin governor 17 years ago, Tommy Thompson danced the polka in front of a packed Assembly chamber and proposed a $75 million “world-class history center” to be built in Downtown Madison.
Hovde Presents Main St. Plan for Waunakee
Waunakee Plan Commissioners Monday got a glimpse of how a new apartment building might look on the 200 block of East Main Street.
Coakley Wants Water Tower Sculpture to be a Colorful “Beacon” in Walker’s Point
A new water tower mosaic sculpture, rising high above the Coakley Brothers Co. building, could serve as a beacon to the redeveloping Walker’s Point neighborhood.
Waunakee Board Continues to Weigh Hovde Main Street Plan
Signs of further redevelopment on Main Street may soon appear if Hovde Properties begins demolition on the 200 block of the north side of the street.
New Walker’s Point apartments near Reed Street Yards reach 95 percent occupancy
The Brix Lofts Apartments building in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood has reached 95 percent occupancy four months after opening this summer. That lease-up of the 98-unit building is another reflection of the strong downtown apartment market, and attractiveness of Walker’s Point. Brix is a former industrial building previously used to manufacture candy bars at 408 W. Florida St. It is south of the Reed Street Yards water technology business park, and next to the Iron Horse Hotel. Contractors recently completed a parking structure between the Brix and Iron Horse, said Dustin Sydorowicz, property manager at Siegel-Gallagher Management Co.
AOMA Of Wisconsin Announces Ovation as TOBY High-Rise Building of the Year
MILWAUKEE, WI – The Apartment Owners & Managers Association of Wisconsin (AOMA) announced the AOMA winners of The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) & Apartment Awards and installed the Officers and Directors for 2015-2016 at a banquet on Tuesday, September 15th at the Blue Mound Country Club, and Ovation 309, managed by Amy Knous and Siegel Gallagher, took home the award for 2015 High Rise Building of the Year.
Madison considers $2 million TIF loan for AT&T building remodeling
Madison is considering a $2 million investment in a $29.2 million face-lift and renovation of the massive AT&T building Downtown. Hovde Properties, which acquired the 10-story building, intends to add glass and windows to the facade to modernize and bring more light into the cream-colored, stone-paneled structure at 316 W. Washington Ave. Hovde also wants to add fire sprinklers to floors six through 10, improve elevators, deal with asbestos, renovate the interior to create space for future tenants, redo the front entrance plaza and side entrance, and upgrade landscaping.
Craft beer bar slated for Ovation 309 building
Mr. Brews Taphouse, a combination craft beer bar and restaurant, will be part of the Ovation 309 building that’s currently under construction on West Johnson Street. The 4,000-square-foot location will also serve as a showcase property for those interested in starting franchises elsewhere. It will offer 72 tap beers from around the world and feature fireplaces and backgammon boards.
Topping‐off Ceremony for Ovation 309
MADISON – Downtown Madison continues to be a dynamic hub for living, business, and entertainment. That being said, a significant milestone will be taking place to mark the construction of what will be one of the City’s most notable landmarks. In collaboration with Hovde Properties and Eppstein Uhen Architects, Findorff will be celebrating the topping‐off of Ovation 309 as construction crews recently poured the building’s 14th floor.
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