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The City of Madison has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for development teams to partner with the City of Madison in developing Judge Doyle Square. The timeline of activities anticipates the following schedule of events for the RFQ/RFP processes:


Week of February 25
Issue RFQ

March 13
Pre-Submittal Information Meeting

April 30
RFQ Submissions Due

May 15 - June 30
RFQ Interviews and Recommendations

First Meeting in July
Introduce Resolution to Council To Issue RFP

First Meeting in August
Council Action on Resolution to issue RFP

August 15
Issue RFP

September 30
Receive RFP Responses

October 1 - November 30
RFP Analysis, Interviews And recommendations

First meeting in December
Introduce resolution to Select Team


Council Action on Team Selection

January - April  
Deal Negotiation

The preliminary project milestone schedule is as follows:

Planning for the development of Blocks 88 and 105 launched.

Phase I of Judge Doyle Square planning completed. City Council directs hotel feasibility analysis to be updated and an RFQ/RFP be issued to develop Judge Doyle Square.

RFQ issued and subsequent RFP issued. Responses received and reviewed.

Developer selected for Blocks 88 and 105 air rights development. Parking ramp design gets go-ahead. Parking ramp construction in Block 88 commences.

Parking ramp construction complete in Block 88. Parking Utility moves public parking temporarily into Block 88. Other Block 88 construction commences. Deconstruct the Government East ramp on Block 105 commences.

Phase II ramp construction begins in Block 105. Block 88 development completed.

Phase II of the ramp on Block 105 completed. Other development construction on Block 105 commences.

Block 105 development completed.