Posts Tagged "economy"

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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83 apartments proposed on former Cudahy landfill near General Mitchell airport

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in News | 0 comments

83 apartments proposed on former Cudahy landfill near General Mitchell airport

FROM BIZJOURNALS.COM: A proposal for 83 townhouses to be built near the airport in Cudahy could finally launch the city’s plan to convert a former landfill into a new neighborhood with housing, retail and commercial buildings.  Kenosha-based Bear Development LLC has stepped up to buy 5.3 acres along South Pennsylvania Avenue from the city for $1 for the affordable housing project. It envisions a mix of two- and three-bedroom apartments built as two-story rowhouses. Bear this month applied for $1.3 million in state affordable housing tax credits to finance the project and this spring...

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Courtyard Marriott opens in former Deere Building

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Courtyard Marriott opens in former Deere Building

FROM WCFCOURIER.COM: The $43 million 166-room hotel is located at 250 Westfield Ave. For decades, tractor manufacturing was concentrated there before Deere expanded to several facilities around Waterloo-Cedar Falls in the 1970s and early ’80s. Floors in the structure were raised above the original manufacturing floor to allow hotel patrons to take advantage of the picturesque views outside the now-restored windows. One floor of the building will be used by Deere as a conference and training center. The ongoing construction — which includes an upper-level swimming pool, large...

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