VALPARAISO | A request for approval of the preliminary plan for the business park portion of the Lakes of Valparaiso development creating 32 salable lots drew about 15 protesters to Tuesday's special Plan Commission meeting.
VALPARAISO | The city had another growth spurt Monday as the council approved the annexation of 32 acres as part of The Lakes of Valparaiso development between Evans Avenue and Vale Park Road east of Ind. 49.
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VALPARAISO | It's been more than a year since The Lakes of Valparaiso was first introduced to the council, and it will be another few months before work can actually begin on the development.
VALPARAISO | After months of negotiations over the final form of the business park and luxury apartment development proposed by Don Weiss, the project received the endorsement Tuesday of the city's Plan Commission.
VALPARAISO | Plans for a 14-lot shovel-ready industrial development site were presented Tuesday to the city's Plan Commission.
VALPARAISO | To pay for expansion of Central Park Plaza and the public infrastructure improvements for the Pratt Industries expansion, the city's Redevelopment Commission plans to borrow $13.5 million in 2014.
VALPARAISO | To pave the way for about $312 million in development, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission started the process to expand its tax increment financing districts Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | With the city expected to add more Washington Township territory to its tax increment financing districts, East Porter County School officials expressed concern over the possible loss of needed property tax revenue.
VALPARAISO | The city and developer Don Weiss have agreed to a plan for Valparaiso to pay for a road to serve the business park portion of Weiss' development between Evans Avenue and Vale Park Road.
VALPARAISO | The crowds of people opposed to the proposed development of luxury apartments and a business park next to Pine Creek subdivision in Valparaiso have shrunk as the size of the development has grown.
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VALPARAISO | After a little last-minute haggling over price, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission voted Thursday to hire a consulting team to develop a corridor plan for Ind. 49.
VALPARAISO | After another two hours of comments Monday from the public opposing the rezoning of 118 acres on Evans Avenue east of Ind. 49, the City Council voted 6-1 to approve the request.
VALPARAISO | Residents of Pine Creek Subdivision appear to be caught in the undertow of the changing tide in the housing market that has shifted from an emphasis on single family homes to high-end apartments.
VALPARAISO | The center of the debate over whether the rezoning for a luxury apartment complex and business park development should be approved is whether Valparaiso really needs either.
VALPARAISO | Amid shouts, accusations and sobs of frustration, plans for a luxury apartment and business park development on the north side of Evans Avenue east of Ind. 49 moved on to the Valparaiso City Council for final consideration.
VALPARAISO | The city's Plan Commission will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to vote on a recommendation for the proposed rezoning of a luxury apartment and business park development on Evans Avenue.
VALPARAISO | More than 200 people filled the council chambers and the hallway Tuesday night as residents of Pine Creek subdivision and nearby homes turned out at the plan commission meeting in protest of rezoning for a proposed business park and 512-unit luxury apartment complex on Evans Avenue.
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