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  • Q4 2020

    Project Completion

  • $34.5 Million

    Project Cost

The Alexander Company and Bear Development are working together to deliver a high-quality, affordable, workforce housing community to the Town of Madison and City of Fitchburg. The collection of six buildings – ranging from 17,000 to 35,000 square feet each, is organized around a central green space and clubhouse building. With the goal of creating a unique sense of place and vibrant community, Artisan Village embraces a robust amenity package and variety of apartment styles – from live/work apartments catering to the creative community, to lofts and flats with tuck-under garage parking.

Artisan Village will feature a wide array of community amenities to match the interests of all residents:

  • Centralized clubhouse
  • Fitness center
  • Business center
  • Kitchen and dining area
  • Space for social activities
  • Gallery hall
  • Package room under 24/7 surveillance
  • Coffee bar and lounge area
  • Centralized gardens and green space
  • Outdoor living room with fireplace and bocce ball
  • Outdoor grilling stations
  • Designated pet waste stations
  • On-site management
  • On-site and emergency maintenance
  • Easy on/off access to the Beltline from Rimrock Road
  • Proximity to Madison’s network of bike paths and the Madison Metro bus stop
  • The Alexander Company and Bear Development are co-developers and will lead the project. A strong group of local organizations are teaming up to make this project a reality. They include:

  • Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority: Lender and State Housing Agency
  • JSD Professional Services: Engineer
  • Kahler Slater: Architect
  • Construction Management Associates: General Contractor
  • U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation: Equity Investor
  • Alexander Real Estate Services: Property Management and Maintenance
  • Artisan Village offers a variety of homes at a wide range of rental rates. Programs are in place that allow specific apartments to be available to people who may otherwise be unable to afford a premium community – income and student restrictions may apply.