Forward Management, Inc.

Madison's Downtown Apartments

Our Downtown Madison apartments offer quality residences near the UW Madison campus. The University of Wisconsin is respected world-wide, drawing attention to Madison every day. The capitol city revolves around the downtown Capitol Square and the University. Forward Management, Inc. manages apartments located in the heart of it all. Live “where the action is.” An apartment near campus affords perfect access to what matters most – whether that’s an excellent education, entertainment or great food.

Within walking distance of our UW Madison apartments is everything from championship-caliber college football, basketball and hockey to concerts, theaters, shopping, numerous dining options and a relaxing walk through the free Henry Vilas zoo.

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UW Madison Apartments Offer Choices

Depending upon the type apartment you’re looking for, there’s an option in one of our buildings just suited to your needs. Most UW area apartments include:

  • Parking for everything from bikes and scooters to automobiles
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • On-site management
  • Dishwashers
  • On-line payment and maintenance systems
  • 24/7 emergency maintenance
  • Internet access, water, sewer and basic cable included

When you need a bit more, some apartments come with:

  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Study rooms
  • Extra storage space
  • Individual leases
  • Community events

Some apartment buildings are even pet-friendly including both cats and dogs.

Never a Dull Moment in Madison

You will love living in the center of Madison’s downtown and social scene. While pursuing your education, our UW Madison apartment locations put you just minutes away from everything you need. Our apartments are within walking distance of:

  • Any class on the UW Campus
  • State Street
  • Camp Randall Stadium
  • The Kohl Center
  • The Memorial Union Terrance
  • The Library Mall
  • The Union South
  • Grocery stores
  • Countless dining options

The city’s easy-access transportation options – including some of the best bike trails in the country – deliver you to a host of attractions within minutes. When you’re looking for something to do there are so many choices, including:

  • The historic State Capitol building and nearby Wisconsin Veterans Museum
  • The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace on the shores of Lake Monona
  • The Overture Center for the Arts on State Street
  • The Chazen Museum of Art
  • Historic theaters like the Majestic and the Orpheum
  • Events at the Kohl Center
  • The UW Union Theater
  • The State Historical Museum
  • The Comedy Club on State
  • Outdoor recreation – the Capitol City State Trail, the UW Arboretum and dozens of Madison parks
  • Craft Breweries

Never a Dull Moment in Madison

Throughout the city and nearby communities there’s something special going on almost all the time. Among the favorite events you’ll look forward to are:

  • Dane County Farmer’s Market around the Capitol Square every weekend in season
  • The annual Art Fair on the Square – and the Art Fair “Off the Square”
  • The annual Willie Street Fair and Mifflin Street Block Party
  • Weekly summertime symphony concerts on the Capitol lawn
  • The annual Taste of Madison
  • Weekly Mad-City water ski shows on Lake Monona near the Monona Terrace
  • The annual Crazylegs Classic run/walk and accompanying Brat Fest
  • Movies on the Lake at the recently renovated Edgewater on Lake Mendota
  • The Halloween Party on State Street

You get the idea – there’s a lot going on and our downtown campus area locations give you the opportunity to enjoy everything Madison has to offer.

We Know UW Madison Apartments

Forward Management is a locally-owned, locally-run company that’s been growing with the Madison area since 1988. We have a unique understanding of the area’s housing and real estate market – because we’ve lived and worked here for years. A staff of more than 80 professionals has built a wealth of knowledge, expertise and understanding connecting residents with housing options to fit their wants, needs and budgets.


When you or someone you know is looking for an apartment, consult the professionals at Forward Management Inc to explore the exciting options of UW Madison apartments.