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Building permits Dec. 23, 2012

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

CR Architecture + Design, alteration for Ruler Foods store at 716 Town Center Blvd., $465,300.


Paxton approves tax-increment district

PAXTON — City officials plan to pursue a number of projects around Interstate 57 now that Paxton's long-delayed tax increment financing district has been implemented.

The Paxton City Council voted unanimously last week to annex and zone the remaining parcels of land for the district and approve a series of ordinances to implement the economic tool. 


Building permits Dec. 16, 2012

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

David Spence, new building for Church of the Living God at 312 E. Bradley Ave., $3,198,996.


Housing market gaining strength in Champaign County

CHAMPAIGN — Rising home sales, higher prices and shorter time on the market all point to a strengthening housing market in Champaign County.

Statistics released Tuesday by the Champaign County Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service showed November home sales were up 38 percent from a year ago.


Building permits 12/02/2012

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Mark Kolb, alteration to YG Financial office at 804 N. Neil St., Suite 102, $338,600.


Building permits 11/18/2012

Listed are permits issued recently for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN


Home sales up again, especially in Mahomet, Monticello, White Heath

CHAMPAIGN — Home sales in the Champaign County area continue to surge, with October sales up 29 percent from the previous year.

Certain parts of the area are enjoying even faster growth, according to the Champaign County Association of Realtors.


Building permit issued for senior living center in St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH — An Abbeyfield Society senior living center in St. Joseph could be ready for occupancy next summer, now that a building permit has been issued.

The 12-unit center will be located at 501 Peters Drive, across the street from St. Joseph Middle School on the village's southeast side.


Building permits 11/11/2012

Listed are permits issued recently for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN


Danville class building concession stand for school

DANVILLE — While students in today's classrooms use iPads, e-readers, clickers and other high-tech equipment to enhance their learning, 15-year-old Seth Williford prefers a hammer.