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IEDA, Main Street Iowa tours downtown and Legacy Plaza – Newton Daily News

Representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Main Street Iowa visited downtown Newton and neighboring Legacy Plaza on July 27, both included in the city’s now-accepted request to…

Downtown Seattle vacancies remain high as virus variant clouds real estate outlook

After a year of isolated living that emptied much of downtown Seattle, summer seemed to be bringing signs of return. Vaccination rates have increased, the Pike Place market filled with…

Downtown Cedar Rapids bounces back and downtown neighborhood gets a facelift

People attend the Freedom Festival parade outside the Paramount Theater in downtown Cedar Rapids on Saturday June 26, 2021 (Amir Prellberg / Freelance) This summer, downtown Cedar Rapids Self-Supported Municipality…

Shorenstein Properties acquires 2601 Elliott in downtown Seattle

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Shorenstein Properties, LLC (“Shorenstein”), owner and operator of high quality office, residential and mixed-use properties in the United States, today announced…

Bridgton is looking for wall designs for the city center

After a difficult year for many small businesses, cities and business owners are getting creative to grow their businesses. In Bridgton, creativity is literal, with the city launching a public…

Safeco Plaza in downtown Seattle for sale for $ 465 million

Through Seattle Times business reporter The 50-story downtown Seattle office building that some call “the box the Space Needle entered” will soon be sold to a Boston-based developer for nearly…

ULI Boston conducts study on downtown North Brookfield

BOSTON – The Boston / New England District Council of the Urban Land Institute announced the completion of its Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) of the historic North Brookfield Town House…

Photos: 2021 Block Party by the Iowa City Downtown District

The Iowa City Downtown District’s annual block party was back for its fourth year on July 24 The Gazette Jul 25, 2021 2:45 p.m., updated: Jul 26, 2021 7:42 a.m.…

Homes far from downtown Seattle appreciate faster than homes a short drive away

A neighborhood along Lake Washington in Seattle. A fall day in the Pacific Northwest. MarkHatfield / Getty Images / iStockphoto Home prices in the Seattle metro area reflect a new…

Downtown Seattle needs to clean up before inviting people to return

The Downtown Seattle Association is launching a new campaign because after a year and a half of feeling the pain of the pandemic, they want us all to come and…

Millbrook presents five-year plan to develop downtown

Posted: Jul 21, 2021 10:16 PM CDT through Mattie davis The Town of Millbrook has partnered with Downtown Strategies to develop a revitalization plan for the Main Street area. The…

‘Love, Seatown’ campaign urges residents to return to downtown Seattle

A new ad campaign is designed to entice residents to return to downtown Seattle after the pandemic. Downtown Seattle’s return has ‘turned a corner’ in recent months The Downtown Seattle…

Love, Seatown Campaign Aims to Help Downtown Seattle Businesses Recover

SEATTLE – The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) has launched its new campaign, “Love, SeaTown,” calling on Seattle residents to return to downtown after the pandemic. As Seattle was one of…

El Cajon approves 116 downtown condominiums

EL CAJON – El Cajon City Council has approved a 116-unit project along El Cajon Boulevard on South Johnson Avenue. The project will fill a niche that is sometimes called…

Woman shot dead in the city center; runaway shooter • Long Beach Post News

Officers responded at 11:50 p.m. on Thursday at the 1700 block of Pine Avenue where they found a woman with a gunshot wound to the upper torso, Long Beach police…

Starkville Adds Downtown Parking Limits | Local

STARKVILLE, Mississippi (WTVA) – The City of Starkville will impose time limits on parking in major parts of downtown. City officials will add two-hour parking from 7 a.m. to 7…

The artistic event aims to introduce downtown to other members of Fayetteville

A local community member wants to revive the Fayetteville he remembers as a kid with Sunday on the Square, a community event featuring art and music. The city-native Rakeem Jones,…

Downtown Seattle business owners say recovery depends on city public safety

Seattle is working overtime to bring back its downtown core. The loss of tourists and office workers over the past year and a half has left the region struggling. The…

‘It’s time to celebrate’: Durkan opens up about downtown Seattle takeover as reopening events begin

The “Welcome Back” weeks will take place from July 12 to 26 and will aim to relaunch the recovery of the city center after the COVID-19 pandemic. SEATTLE – Seattle…

Westerly Planning Board will focus on downtown marketing; North End Also Mentioned As Zone of Opportunity | West

WEST – One of the first steps towards implementing the measures to be taken in the new revised master plan will see the planning council focus on further economic development…

Return of Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Boosts Downtown Economy | Cedars Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) – After moving to a virtual format in 2020, the in-person return of Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival this year has given the downtown area an economic…

Carlisle to Make Open Container Supply Permanent in Downtown | Carlisle

Carlisle Borough is moving quickly to give its downtown bars, distilleries and breweries a way to continue serving drinks that customers can enjoy outside. Last year, Gov. Tom Wolf signed…

Downtown Seattle clothing store robbed “about a dozen times” in past year

Surveillance video captures thieves breaking into downtown Seattle store Surveillance video captured several thieves breaking into businesses in downtown Seattle and escaping with thousands of merchandise. SEATTLE – Surveillance video…