Construction & Real Estate

BuildX conference to feature women in construction

The Madison Area Builders Association (MABA), Metropolitan Builders Association, and National Association of the Remodeling Industry of Madison will host BuildX, a one-day conference focusing on empowering women in the construction industry.

Windsor approves housing project

The village of Windsor board unanimously approved Gebhardt Development’s proposal for 122 market-rate, workforce housing apartments.

DeWalt sponsors UW Badger sports

DEWALT, part of Stanley Black & Decker, announced it will make its college sports debut during the upcoming football season by sponsoring 25 programs across the United States, including the University of Wisconsin–Madison football program.

Lessons from the Great Recession about COVID economic recovery

The long-term economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will take years to ascertain fully. To overcome the economic challenges created by the pandemic and its fallout, it’s important to have a good initial understanding of the state of U.S. business creation and longevity prior to the current COVID-19 crisis.

Plan Commission approves Research Park development

The unanimously approved 400,000-square-foot development, at 421 Charmany Drive on Madison’s west side, will include a six-story, 178-unit apartment building consisting of 91 one-bedroom units, 39 two-bedrooms, 39 studios, and nine three-bedroom units constructed over two levels of underground parking.

Report: Small business optimism up among all sectors except retail

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced the release of its NFIB Research Center’s quarterly Small Business Economic Trends industry report showing a growing optimism index in the construction, manufacturing, and services industries but a slight decrease for retailers.

Hilldale plans expansion

Hilldale Shopping Center announced an expansion that will bring new retailers, restaurants, an ice rink, and a live entertainment space to the center.

$250 million in community grants announced

To build long-term economic recovery in communities across the state, Gov. Tony Evers announced $250 million in neighborhood investment and health care infrastructure grant programs.

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