Brownfield Advisory Council Tours Sites

Friday, January 6, 2023

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Brownfield Advisory Council hosted its January 4, 2023 meeting in downtown Waterloo. Committee members are tasked with reviewing and scoring applications submitted to the Brownfield and Grayfield Redevelopment Tax Credit Program with the purpose of making a recommendation to the IEDA board for final approval of awards. As part… Read more »

Bakery Development Agreement Approved

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The City Council unanimously approved a development agreement with SingleSpeed Brewing Company of Cedar Falls to rehabilitate the former Wonder Bread bakery building on September 8, 2015.  The City will provide $160,000 to demolish the northwest portion of the building formerly used as a truck bay and rebate 70% of property taxes for 15 years. … Read more »

City Acquires Vacant Bakery

Thursday, April 23, 2015

City Council approved acquisition of the former Wonder Bread located at 325 Commercial Street in December 2014.  This action ensures any future redevelopment will be compatible with the City’s downtown vision.  Officials are currently working with several key stakeholders, including the historic preservation committee and Main Street Waterloo, to identify a potential re-use for the… Read more »