MercyOne is relocating a downtown clinic to the Grand Crossings site. The move allows them to serve patients within the community’s emerging “Sports and Entertainment” district. The office is located next to the Cedar Valley Sportsplex and Hawkeye Community College, as well as numerous other new residential developments. The City of Waterloo relied heavily on… Read more »
A Jimmy John’s has opened as part of the Grand Crossings project at 21 West Jefferson Street. The restaurant is one of several commercial tenant spaces located on the ground level of the mixed-use building. The upper three floors are reserved for residential condominium units. The site is a former dairy equipment manufacturer and most recently contained a blighted… Read more »
The City of Waterloo’s contribution of nearly $3 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding helped Grand Crossings earn the 2018 Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award from the National Community Development Association. The organization acknowledges exemplary uses of CDBG funds which address the needs of families, homes and neighborhoods. Grand Crossings, constructed on the site of a former… Read more »
Construction of a new 4-story condo building on the former Grand Hotel site continues. The project will feature 68 apartments (28 one-bedroom and 40 two-bedroom units) with granite/quartz counter tops, Nest thermostats, high-efficiency appliances, and balconies. Additional amenities include underground parking and a community workout room. The developer expects an opening date of 2016. The City acquired the blighted property along a key downtown… Read more »
Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) officials awarded the Grand Crossings project $3 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds in January 2015. The money is designed to provide affordable housing to flood damaged communities in Iowa. The four-story building will include 68 units located at the corner of Jefferson Street and Westfield Avenue on the former Grand Hotel site.