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Janesville Gran Prix a chance to showcase the city’s new Town Square

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Janesville Gran Prix a chance to showcase the city’s new Town Square

The Town Square Gran Prix was a showcase event for the city’s revitalized downtown.  “I saw a different Janesville that day,” SAID race chairman Paul Murphy of the Janesville Velo Club. “It was really neat standing on the stage and looking down Milwaukee Street and seeing nothing but umbrellas.

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New Leadership Group talks about the Next Muncie

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

New Leadership Group talks about the Next Muncie

Next Muncie is co-chaired by the city's two largest employers, Ball State University and IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. "One of our main challenges is the housing market and the apartment market," said Dr. Jeff Bird, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital president. "We just don’t have anything available for people who want to live downtown."

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Amazon looks at Oak Creek’s Ryan Business Park

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Amazon looks at Oak Creek’s Ryan Business Park

Ryan Business Park itself has been proposed to have buildings totaling 1 million to 3 million square feet, with total values of $80 million to $100 million, according to a report by the city's consultant, Vandewalle & Associates Inc.

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‘Next Muncie’ announces Central City projects to boost economy, quality of life

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in News | 0 comments

‘Next Muncie’ announces Central City projects to boost economy, quality of life

Central City Leadership Team, a newly formed group of community members representing the private, public and philanthropic sectors of Muncie, is launching Next Muncie, a long-term redevelopment and revitalization initiative. The team announced this strategic effort under the name “Next Muncie” to emphasize its dedication toward continually propelling the city forward.

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Oak Creek looking at two scenarios for business park

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Oak Creek looking at two scenarios for business park

A new report by the city's consultant, Vandewalle & Associates Inc., envisions two scenarios for developing Ryan Business Park. 

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Next Muncie initiative aims to revitalize Muncie starting in the central city

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Next Muncie initiative aims to revitalize Muncie starting in the central city

A group of community leaders has formed a team to launch a long-term redevelopment and revitalization effort for the city of Muncie. Next Muncie is the effort announced Tuesday afternoon by the Central City Leadership Team, "representing the private, public and philanthropic sectors of Muncie." "Economic conditions in Muncie didn't get where they were overnight, and change won't come overnight," Next Muncie co-chairman Geoffrey S. Mearns, president of Ball State University, told The Star Press Tuesday afternoon.

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Kombucha brewery and bistro wins three-way race for downtown Waterloo building

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Kombucha brewery and bistro wins three-way race for downtown Waterloo building

As testament to the new momentum in Downtown Waterloo, Waterloo City Council members had three competitive proposals to choose from. Ultimately the Council voted to approve a seven-year lease with Verve Kombucha to operate a bistro and brewery for the fermented tea product in the high-profile downtown building.

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Elmore Corners redevelopment plan overlay district aims to raise the bar in Davenport, IA

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Elmore Corners redevelopment plan overlay district aims to raise the bar in Davenport, IA

DAVENPORT, IA: When Davenport aldermen take up the final reading of the ordinance creating the Elmore Corners Overlay District at the next city council meeting, they likely will need to decide if one of the biggest developers in the area will be included in the district.  According to the site plan the overlay district aims to create new building design guidelines that will require buildings to “contribute to the Elmore Corners destination appearance,” according to the site plan drawn up by architectural and economic development firm of Vandewalle & Associates of Madison,...

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Waterloo celebrates 100-years of building John Deere tractors

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Waterloo celebrates 100-years of building John Deere tractors

Passionate John Deere fans and community members came together this weekend to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of John Deere building tractors in Waterloo.

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A glimpse of the latest progress at The Current redevelopment in Monona

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

A glimpse of the latest progress at The Current redevelopment in Monona

MONONA, WI: The Galway Companies construction has been documenting the progress of The Current in Monona. Bordered by Broadway, Bridge Road and the Yahara River, the $40 million phased redevelopment project encompasses about six acres. Things are beginning to take shape! Take a look at the latest video showing footers and foundation elements going in at Monona’s newest redevelopment project. 

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