Friday, January 18, 2019

UPDATE. Development plans still up in the air regarding 1400 block of South Park Street in Madison

screenshot from iPhone
Did you notice that a grocery store is already located here?  In April, two teams — Hovde Properties/SSM Health and Welton Enterprises — each offered pricey, competing proposals to redevelop the vacant property at 1402 S. Park St., which once held the now-demolished Truman Olson U.S. Army Reserve Center. 
But in the summer, the teams, which also have properties abutting the Truman-Olson site, asked the city to put its review on hold so they could combine proposals and forge a larger, more comprehensive plan for the area.

Original 4/26/2018 post, "New mixed-use development set for 1400 block of South Park Street in Madison", starts here

Panorama from South Park and Beld

2 developers vie for city-owned land on South Park Street.  (, 4/14/2018)
Two developers submitted proposals for the vacant 3.5-acre lot at 1402 S. Park St., which formerly held the Truman Olson Army Reserve Center. Both included some of the targets mentioned in the city’s request for proposals — such as a grocery store, housing and parking — but differed in scope, according to the proposals released Friday. “They both bring a significant presence on Park Street and try to maximize the use of a deep and narrow site,” city real estate manager Matt Wachter said.

Views from both sides of the streets 

Wonder how Pick 'N' Save feels about a second grocery store in the immediate vicinity.

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