Public Assembly Venues

Madison Children’s Museum

The Madison Children’s Museum purchased a 55,000 square foot, 1927 vintage office building just off of Capitol Square in Madison and converted it into a safe and vibrant new home for the museum. The total project cost was $11.5 million.

Huffman Facility Development was retained to represent the museum’s board in the design and construction of the project. The project was completed in August, 2010. The building was awarded a LEED-EB Gold certification.

Madison   Children’s   Museum

The University of Wisconsin Hillel - Barbara Hochberg Center

The Hillel Foundation retained Huffman Facility Development to serve as Owner Project Manager—soliciting, engaging, and managing the design and construction team to create a new 40,000 square foot Jewish student center. The project was completed in May, 2009, with a total cost of $11.2 million. The project achieved a LEED BD+C gold rating.

The University of Wisconsin Hillel - Barbara Hochberg Center

Overture Center For The Arts

This $205 million cultural arts district center was constructed in the heart of downtown Madison. The facility, designed by internationally renowned architect Cesar Pelli, provides seven venues for performing arts, including a 2,250 seat, world-class hall, as well as galleries for the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and several regional arts organizations. Huffman Facility Development was retained to represent the developer/owner (Overture Development Corporation) in the design and construction of this five-year project.

The Overture Center was developed using a fast-track process and was completed in April of 2006.

Overture Center For The Arts Overture Center For The Arts

The Kohl Center

Michael Huffman was an Owner’s Representative for the following project as an employee of the University of Wisconsin – Madison Athletic Department.

The Kohl Center is a 17,200 seat multipurpose arena that was constructed for the University of Wisconsin – Madison Athletic Department. The facility serves as home to the UW men’s and women’s basketball and hockey teams. The 460,000 square foot building was constructed for $76 million in a fast-track development process. Michael Huffman was hired as an Owner’s Representative in December, 1996. Upon completion of the project in January, 1998, he assumed the role of Operations Manager and retained the position until October, 2000, when he founded Huffman Facility Development, Inc.

 

Kohl Center

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