Development

Porterville commercial development gets city's OK

The Porterville City Council has approved a 23-acre commercial mixed use project that will include an apartment complex, a commercial area, an office building and a personal storage facility.

Team hails “topping-out” of Madera courthouse

An artist’s rendering of the $79 million, four-story, 110,000 square-foot Madera Courthouse facility scheduled to open next year.A major milestone was reached Feb. 15 as the last steel beam was raised and placed on the four-story, 110,000 square-foot Madera Courthouse.

Fresno's McCaffrey Homes wins five Eliant awards

McCaffrey HomesFresno-based McCaffrey Homes scored well again this year in the 2013 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards for quality of home design, construction and customer service.

Granville unveils $12M DT Fresno project

Residential units near museum.GV Urban, a division of Grandville Homes, on Thursday provided a preview of what its new $12 million mixed-use downtown project surrounding the former Metropolitan Museum will look like.

Granville to unveil new downtown project at ArtHop

Tonight’s GV Urban event will provide a sneak peek at plans for the $12 million project surrounding the Metropolitan Museum.GV Urban, a division of Granville Homes, will unveil its next project in downtown Fresno during ArtHop tonight.

Fresno developer seeks to expedite delayed housing development

Work on the Westlake master planned community may begin in early 2014 if a time schedule found acceptable by Fresno’s City Manager Mark Scott and the developer is deemed acceptable by the Fresno City council.

Bank funds Valley housing projects

Local housing projects were awarded grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco to provide more than 60 living units to lower-income individuals.

Habitat for Humanity receives $200K grant

Tim Rios, Wells Fargo; Luis Chavez, city of Fresno and Orange Cove Mayor Glenda Hill with check.Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has granted Habitat for Humanity Fresno County $200,000 from its “Leading the Way Home Priority Markets” program to help launch the organization’s rural development initiative in the county.

Blueprint awards to recognize Valley projects

Main Street Promenade in VisaliaSeveral Valley building projects will be recognized on Oct. 12 for preserving open space, providing many transportation options and adhering to other smart growth principles.

Council approves $700K for downtown development

Qualifying downtown housing projects can receive assistance of between $2,700 and $4,800 per unit.The Fresno City Council approved a downtown development incentive program Thursday morning that is aimed at keeping the momentum going on new downtown housing.