Wheatena properties go for $4.7 million

The developer of the former Wheatena property on Elizabeth Avenue paid $4.7 million for the collection of parcels where 489 rental units are planned, according to property transaction records.

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City Council approves budget for expanded SID

City Council approved a $760,000 budget for an expanded Special Improvement District (SID) as well as a revised roster of affected properties.

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Legal opinion: No conflict for director

There is no conflict for the director of the Parking Authority to also serve as director of the Redevelopment Agency — and be compensated for both — according to a legal opinion issued by the city attorney last month.

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Wheatena demolition coming soon

Demolition of the former Wheatena and Quinn & Boden buildings on Elizabeth Avenue is expected to begin in the next week or two and should last nearly three months.

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208 units approved for Main & Monroe

A two-building complex that’s expected to physically transform the center of downtown received unanimous preliminary and final site plan approval from the Planning Board earlier this year. Main & Monroe plans to extend Monroe Street, cutting Lot B and creating a new public street downtown.

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