Housing

Building permits, Feb. 23, 2013

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, description and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Bash & Schrock, new single-family home at 2804 Springhill Lane, $322,400.


Urbana inspector to check rural apartment complex

URBANA — City officials on Monday night agreed to lend a building inspector to the county to check out a potentially dangerous apartment complex on U.S. 45 south of Rantoul.


Building permits, Feb. 16, 2014

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, description and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

TCI, alteration for Gander Mountain store at 2006 N. Prospect Ave., $1,865,000.


Cold weather no problem for home sales

CHAMPAIGN — Home sales in the Champaign County area were up in January from a year ago, despite periods of extreme cold and snow.

The Champaign County Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service on Tuesday reported 129 sales in January, up from 124 a year earlier.


Growing pains: Added density poses challenges

Champaign won't get any taller in the immediate future, but it's starting to develop a bit of a prairie skyline.


John Roska: When is a cold apartment too cold?

Q: What can I do about no heat in my apartment? I keep telling my landlord it's too cold, but he says the furnace is working at full capacity. How do I prove it's too cold?

A: No heat, and not enough heat, are slightly different problems. One may be life-threatening, while the other uncomfortable and unhealthy.


Building permits, Feb. 2, 2014

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, description and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Holt Construction Group, alteration to multifamily residence at 2003 Moreland Blvd., Building 3, $327,570.


Developer still plans to build after pulling application

CHAMPAIGN — The developer of a proposed East University Avenue apartment complex which has drawn criticism from neighbors said Friday he still plans to build despite his recent withdrawal of a city application.


Building momentum

Last year proved a strong one for construction in the Champaign-Urbana area, with the two cities issuing building permits for $170 million of work.

That was a 12 percent bump-up from 2012, when the two cities gave the go-ahead to $152 million in projects.

Champaign had the lion's share of the work last year, with $140 million in projects, compared with Urbana's $30 million.


Building permits, Jan. 26, 2014

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, description and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Andrew Fell Architecture & Design, new LS Building Products lumberyard at 211 S. Staley Road, $1.1 million.


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