WILLMAR—To help move the construction of new 24-unit apartment building at the Sunwood Apartment Complex near Ridgewater College forward, developer AEHM LLC has requested the Willmar City Council consider approval of a 10-year tax abatement for the project.
Gabe Olson, of AEHM, explained that with rising construction costs, the project would probably not be possible without assistance from the city.
“Construction costs are pretty high,” Olson said. “Without the abatement, it would
WILLMAR—Suite Liv’n of Willmar, which owns and operates an extended stay lodging business, along with several apartment buildings in the Willmar area, is planning on adding to its housing portfolio by building a new 24-unit building at Sunwood Apartments.
The existing complex, located on 15th Avenue Northwest, near Ridgewater College, has two 12-unit buildings already. Suite Liv’n purchased the complex a few months ago with a goal to build the third building next year.
The company had
WILLMAR—A resolution of support from the Willmar City Council will be added to the tax credit application being submitted to the state by the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership. The group hopes to construct a 72-unit multi-family housing project on the north side of Willmar, near the MinnWest Technology Campus.
The council passed the resolution at Monday’s council meeting, after hearing a presentation on the project during the work session. The resolution passed 5 to 1, with Councilor
RAYMOND—Kati and Adam Hess posted an S.O.S. on Facebook.
Colin and Stephanie Froehlich jumped on a tip from one of Stephanie’s co-workers.
Hal and Terri Miller got the inside track thanks to their son.
No matter the approach, the destination was the same: Raymond. They are among the new homeowners in this western Kandiyohi County community of 764 people, where there was a flurry of activity this past autumn. The successful were those who acted fast.
“That’s just how it goes,”
WILLMAR—Housing availability, especially workforce housing, has been a topic of concern in Willmar for some time. A potential development could help alleviate some of the strain, by bringing 45 high-quality and affordable units to Willmar.
“The city has an opportunity to participate in a workforce housing project. This is the first one we’ve been able to sink our teeth into,” Willmar Planning and Development Director Bruce Peterson said Monday during a work session of the Willmar