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Housing authority to hear Bristol Place presentation from Champaign

CHAMPAIGN — Public housing commissioners Thursday will hear a formal presentation from Champaign officials about a controversial project to level homes in the troublesome Bristol Place neighborhood and replace them with new, affordable housing.

Building permits 11/04/2012

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

Wallin/Gomez Architects, alteration for Wendy's restaurant at 608 S. Sixth St., $400,000.

Building permits 10/28/2012

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

D. Wright Construction, alteration to Enterprise Rent-A-Car at 1804 S. Neil St., $63,669.

Building permits 10/21/2012

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 the estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Andrew Fell Architecture & Design, new single-family home at 1113 W. Charles St., $512,212.

Home sales up 20 percent so far in 2012

The number of homes sold in the Champaign County area in September was roughly on par with September 2011 — but pending sales were running ahead.

The Champaign County Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service said 168 home sales were closed in September, compared with 169 home sales a year earlier.

Building permits 10/14/2012

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 the estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Ironwood Builders, new single-family home at 5102 Emma's Way, $254,000.

UI Research Park construction plans take shape

CHAMPAIGN — Upscale apartments could be going up this spring in a new development at the southern entrance to the University of Illinois Research Park, but a retail component faces a tougher financial hurdle, developers say.

Building permits 10/07/2012

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 the estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

State grants enable work at Solon House

CHAMPAIGN — The stately Solon House is still boarded up, braced and fenced, but there's a lot more activity around it these days, and the new director of the Preservation and Conservation Association of Champaign County says it's getting there.

Residential, retail projects planned in Rantoul

RANTOUL — A part of the village that has seen growth in recent months can expect to see more.

An area north of East Grove Avenue is expected to become the site of a new senior citizen housing project as well as two new retail businesses.