Looks like downtown Loveland will continue its revitalization with the unanimous approval by City Council to move forward on a proposal by Brinkman Partners. Dubbed the South Catalyst, the project will span First to Third streets between Cleveland and Lincoln Avenues. They hope to start construction the first of 2017. Brinkman Partners developed the Gallery Flats in downtown Loveland.
Greeley Planning Commission OK’s Low-Income Housing
Catholic Charities has developed a plan to provide for the city’s homeless with a multi-family housing project which will be on the same block as Guadulape Community Center and Shelter. The project will provide studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments to low-income residents. The residence should be ready by next summer.
Greeley City Manager Proposes Plans for 2016 Including Economic Development
Roy Otto presented plans for a new venue for large conferences and one large building that would consolidate all city offices instead of having them in five different locations. City is looking for tenants to take over the old offices while searching for temporary space. Property for the new site has already been purchased.
Weld County Unemployment Rates below State’s Numbers; Will Lead State in Job Growth
Weld County is all over the news, at least economically. Despite its heavy reliance on oil and gas, the economy is diverse enough to weather the storms of an oil and gas downturn. The county ranks 15th in the country in expected job growth in 2016, according to a recent report put out by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Ault Looking Pretty Good for Buyers Priced out of Fort Collins/Loveland Area
A quick look at what’s available in Ault right now—a fabulous family home on 5 acres for under $600,000 and new construction starting around $177,500 with no money down and USDA financing. Ault is a straight shot from Fort Collins at just under 30 miles. It’s still a small town but developers are looking at Ault and Wellington in order to serve the first-time home buyer market and anyone still looking for a little elbow room. Who knows how long that will last?