Posts Tagged "redevelopment"

V&A begins redevelopment study for Hartford’s former Kmart property

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in News | 0 comments

HARTFORD (with excerpts from gmtoday.com) — Since Kmart closed its Hartford Plaza location along Highway 60 in the city, the site has had very little activity. Within the last few months the city applied for and received grant money from the state’s Brownfield Grants Program, which is coordinated by Washington County. “The grant was for about $24,000 and other remaining  costs are to be paid by Equitable Bank, who has taken over the property,” said Hartford Area Development Corp. Executive Director Tom Hostad. “We are all hoping a site redevelopment study can show other...

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Initiatives tagged for enhancing Carrolton Square and community

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in News | 0 comments

CARROLLTON (excerpts from myjournalcourier.com)— Six key strategies will guide a plan to revitalize the city’s downtown square. The strategies were presented during a special joint meeting of Carrollton City Council and Greene County Board on Tuesday. The Wisconsin-based planning and design firm Vandewalle & Associates conducted an opportunity analysis of key assets and created and a vision graphic highlighting opportunities in the downtown area. Vandewalle team members Jeff Maloney and Marta Purdy presented their work and key strategies. “We try to make the strategies achievable...

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City planners want to build around Ottumwa’s train station

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019 in News | 0 comments

City planners want to build around Ottumwa’s train station

  OTTUMWA, IOWA (EXCERPTS FROM KTVO.COM): City leaders are hoping to invest big in the area surrounding Ottumwa’s train station. The drafted design of the opportunity (identified by Vandewalle & Associates in the city’s 2019 Opportunity Analysis) includes added space for residential and commercial development along Ottumwa’s riverfront. Current plans also include the renovation of existing buildings to make room for more dining and shopping options. “Right now, we want to capitalize on whatever we think our strengths are,” Flanagan said. “The rail...

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Groundbreaking for the new Riverside Lofts in Jefferson

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Groundbreaking for the new Riverside Lofts in Jefferson

JEFFERSON, WISC. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the former Foremost site on the Rock River on Wednesday, July 24. This event kicked off a series of projects downtown and on the riverfront that are teed up to advance over the next two years – including housing, a riverfront park, and commercial developments.  This Gorman development will become the Riverside Lofts (formerly under the name Candise Street Lofts), a $10 million project scheduled for completion by next July which will include 36 units with affordable one, two- and three-bedroom options. A riverwalk also will be...

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Former Gehl site now proposed for hotel and office in West Bend

Posted by on May 17, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Former Gehl site now proposed for hotel and office in West Bend

The City of West Bend has entered into an agreement with RafRad LLC and Kinseth Hospitality with the intention of constructing a hotel and office building on the former Gehl site in the downtown. Working in partnership with Washington County Site Development Committee (SRC) the City of West Bend completed a hotel study specifically dedicated to the former Gehl site. City staff approached SRC and identified the site as a high priority redevelopment site. 

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