Development

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.

Orange Cove offers impact-fee reduction

In an attempt to bring more businesses to Orange Cove, the city announced a 50 percent discount for the final six months of 2013 on impact fees for commercial and industrial developers.

Valley residents go ‘Over the Edge’ Saturday

Denise Champion went 'Over the Edge' as a tribute to her brother, Marc, who is stationed in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army.Thrillseeking Valley residents rappelled down the Pacific Southwest Building on Fulton Mall Saturday to raise funds for a temporary ice skating rink during the holiday season.

Sanger awarded $692,000 housing grant

The City of Sanger has been awarded a $692,000 state grant to assist first-time home buyers.The City of Sanger has been awarded a $692,000 housing grant from the California Department of Housing and Community Development to assist first-time homebuyers.

Fresno apartment complex gets $4.1M bond for renovation

The Mono Hilltop Manor Apartments in Fresno are one step closer to getting a facelift, as The Hampstead Companies secured $4.1 million in the form of a tax-exempt bond.