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Fordem Avenue building eyed by Occupy Madison being sold to another buyer


Occupy Madison Inc.'s hopes to purchase a building at 2132 Fordem Ave. for a homeless housing project have been dashed.

Brenda Konkel reports on a couple of local listservs that the group's "offer to purchase the building at 2132 Fordem Ave. has been rejected in favor of an alternate offer." She notes that this is the second time the group seriously considered buying a building that was then "taken off the market."

In a brief interview, Konkel said that she understood why the seller would go with another buyer. "Our offer to purchase had too many contingencies," she says. Occupy was hoping t...