NO.1 SMALL Horizon meets crisis with team spirit and workplace culture
DENNIS CHAPTMAN Special to the State Journal
When the pandemic arrived, Dan Fitzgerald was certain of one thing: His employee culture, built purposefully and over time, would carry Horizon Develop Build Manage through all of the disruption.
“We built a culture here that people hung onto and that helped us pull together and build an even stronger team — even though we’re spread out and working under new circumstances,” said Fitzgerald, Horizon’s president and CEO.
The 112-unit property in Naperville, Ill., is expected to welcome residents in April.
By Jackson Chen
Capitalizing on local demand, MZ Capital Partners has launched pre-leasing for its community under development in Naperville, Ill. The 112-unit community, Vantage Naperville Apartments, is expected to welcome residents in April 2021. MZ Capital broke ground on the project in August 2020 and tapped Horizon Construction as general contractor and Torch Architecture as architect, Michael Zaransky, founder & managing principal at MZ Capital, told Multi-Housing News.
ELM GROVE, WI - Exclusive to Elm Grove, Elm Grove Heights is an independent senior community consisting of luxury one and two-bedroom apartments for those 62 and older. Conveniently located just off W. Bluemound Road, residents can easily access all the Village has to offer. Just a short walk away, residents can access Target, Trader Joe's, Starbucks, and more.
While each housing proposal is unique in design, features, and process, there are certain milestones related to a developer's interactions with the city that are similar.
Typically, a developer sends a proposal to city staff. Planners, engineers, and others evaluate the plan to see if it fits in city development plans, review zoning and building proposals, and advise a developer through an approval process.
The state is providing tens of millions of dollars in low-income housing tax credits critical to advancing projects in Madison, but not all seeking financial support got it.
The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority this week awarded a total of $87.5 million in state and federal tax credits over multiple years to six low-income housing projects in the city that will provide a combined 633 housing units — about 100 replacing aging ones and 579 of them for those with lower incomes. Four other projects did not receive support.
Horizon Develop Build Manage CEO and President Dan Fitzgerald, center, meets with team members to examine samples of building materials at the company’s headquarters. The firm also has offices in Greenfield and Dubuque. COURTESY OF HORIZON DEVELOP BUILD MANAGE
MADISON, WI - After a major setback, a nonprofit and partner are poised to proceed on a vibrant, energy-efficient, $38.6 million, low-cost housing redevelopment that seeks to revitalize part of the ethnically diverse “Triangle” area south of Downtown.
JANESVILLE, WI - Construction is underway for a new apartment complex in the city of Janesville. Horizon Development Group held a groundbreaking Monday for the Diamond Ridge Apartments on Woodman Road off of Milton Avenue.
Horizon Management Services, Inc. Names New President, Becky Hildebrandt
Madison, WI, November 1, 2019 - Horizon Management Services, Inc. (HMS) has named Becky Hildebrandt as President. Becky joined HMS in 1999 and became an owner / partner in 2015. Over her 20 years of tenure, Becky has taken on the increasing responsibilities of: Property Manager, Compliance Specialist, Director of Compliance Services and Vice President of Operations. Becky holds COS, TCS and CMH certificates and an Associate Degree in business from Madison College.
On July 31st, Chilton Mayor Rick Jaeckels alongside Horizon's Development Manager, Scott Kwiecinski, spoke at the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Uptown Commons II Senior Apartments in Chilton, WI. Many community members and current residents came out in support of the brand new, affordable senior community. Those who were in attendance recieved a tour of the community and special thanks for their support.
Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce the launch of its Construction Academy, a comprehensive, industry-based knowledge center that seeks to foster learning, create interactions, and build value for its participants.
The Mayville-based company announced this week that construction has begun to add 100,000 square feet to its Beaver Dam facility, at 2020 N. Spring St. Horizon Construction Group will be handling the construction project, which is expected to be completed in next summer.
Developer Royal Capital Group has opened Harmony @Grandview Commons, a 94-unit affordable housing property in Madison, Wis. Funded through a public-private partnership that includes $11 million from the Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority and $5.4 million from UnitedHealthcare, the new development is dedicated to working families in the region.
This Madison-based group of companies specializes in integrated development, construction and property management services.
Horizon has more than 30 years of experience assisting clients in developing, constructing and managing many forms of real estate, including senior neighborhoods, multi-family communities, commercial properties, hotels and indoor water resorts.
In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, employees enjoy flexible work schedules, casual attire and pet insurance.