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Evergreen Devco busy in Peoria

Posted by   /  February 14, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Construction is underway on Parc at Roundtree Ranch, a 275-unit “luxury apartment” complex on 83rd and Olive avenues./ Peoria Times By Tom Scanlon | Peoria Times A big project will change the face of Olive and 83rd avenues and is sailing along. Construction is underway on Parc at Roundtree Ranch, a two- and three-story gated […]

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Revitalizing Peoria’s historic core: City Council approves MOU with developer

Posted by   /  February 11, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

This is a rendering of what a revitalized Old Town Peoria could look like once redeveloped. / Submitted rendering / Peoria Independent By Philip Haldiman | Peoria Independent The call to revitalize Old Town Peoria seems to have echoed in the ears of city officials and residents since the area first received its name. But this […]

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Office space proposed for Peoria, church wants to develop its property

Posted by   /  January 30, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Fellowship of Grace Church wants to develop the land north of the church for office space and light commercial. / Peoria Independent By Philip Haldiman | Peoria Independent Peoria could be getting more needed office in the north central part of the city. The City Council will consider a request to allow for a 9,500 square […]

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Gated community approved for 83rd and Olive

Posted by   /  January 28, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman | Peoria Independent A new 189-unit single story, multi-family residential gated community is planned for nearly 18 acres at the northwest corner of 83rd and Olive avenues. The Peoria City Council on Jan. 21 approved a plan to amend the Old Town Specific Area Plan land use designation and rezone the property for […]

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Peoria vice mayor, mayor pro tem selected

Posted by   /  January 10, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Michael Finn By Philip Haldiman | Peoria Independent The Peoria City Council unanimously voted Councilman Michael Finn as the vice mayor and Councilman Jon Edwards as the mayor pro tem, Jan. 7. When terms for vice mayor and mayor pro tem end, the city charter requires the council elect those positions. Jon Edwards The vice mayor […]

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Peoria continues to grow, with retail sales on the increase

Posted by   /  January 10, 2020  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Peoria City Hall / File photo By Tom Scanlon | Peoria Times While it is halfway into the current fiscal year, the city of Peoria recently released final numbers on the previous fiscal year, which ended July 1. As part of the agenda for the Tuesday, Jan. 7, Peoria City Council meeting, the city attached […]

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Peoria eyes ‘economic generator’ in Stadium Point development

Posted by   /  January 6, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Peoria Times By Tom Scanlon | Peoria Times There will be new places to shop, eat, drink, perhaps even to be entertained. There will be a new hotel for family and visitors. And new neighbors moving into the neighborhood… But don’t get too excited, just yet. The biggest Peoria project of 2020 may also be […]

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Council discusses potential Peoria ‘signature event’

Posted by   /  November 27, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Peoria City Council chamber. / File photo By Eric Newman | Peoria Times The Peoria City Council is taking a step toward authorizing a “signature event” in the city to attract tourists, businesses and to further instill pride in the city. Several speakers presented their recommendations to the council based on several interviews with consultants […]

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Peoria General Plan: Key dates and goals

Posted by   /  November 20, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Peoria City Hall / File photo Peoria Times Key dates in the Peoria General Plan include: • July 18 – The 60 day public comment period begins. • Aug. 19- Open house at City of Peoria Development and Community Services Building, Point of View Conference Room. • Aug. 21 – Open house at Cibola Vista […]

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Peoria General Plan vision for the next 20 years

Posted by   /  November 12, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Tom Scanlon | Peoria Times  After two years of studies, workshops, open houses, committee and planning meetings, the Peoria General Plan is nearing the finish line. The comprehensive plan sets Peoria’s goals and priorities for the next 20 years and is being presented to Peoria City Council at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. “Council […]

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