BUILDING PROJECTS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STORIES

The Price Of Incentives: Officials Evaluate CostsColumbia Tribune – March 26, 2017
Potterfield Donates 47 Acres Of Land To City  – Columbia Tribune –  March 21, 2017
City Adds Flights From Columbia Regional To Denver – KMIZ TV – March 21, 2017
Economic Outlook Conference Sheds Light On New Business TrendsColumbia Missourian – February 23, 2107
Aurora Organic Dairy Faces Optimism And Skepticism As They Move To ColumbiaColumbia Tribune – January 28, 2017
Hotels Wait For Impact Of New Hotel TaxColumbia Tribune – January 29, 2017
City Looks For Better Ways For Apartment Residents To RecycleColumbia Tribune – January 22, 2017
Council Tables Kelly Farms Request For Three WeeksColumbia Missourian – January 18, 2017
P&Z Gives Approval To Benton-Stephens Downzoning RequestKMIZ TV – January 5, 2017
Boone County Construction Permits Show Positive TrendColumbia Tribune – December 28, 2016
Kraft Heinz Tax Abatement Will Save 300 JobsColumbia Missourian – December 15, 2016
County To Vote On Chapter 100 Bonds Columbia Tribune – December 11, 2016
City Wins Lawsuit Involving District Flats Apartments Downtown – KOMU-TV – December 10, 2016
Ridgefield Development Moves On To City CouncilColumbia Missourian – December 9, 2016
P&Z Approves New  Apartment Project In Marathon Meeting – Columbia Tribune – December 9, 2016
AMENDMENTS SHEET – Recent Zoning Code Amendments (as of December 5)CityWatch – December 5, 2016
Bruce Martin, Long-Time Rental Inspector, Retires From CityColumbia Missourian – December 4, 2016
P&Z Debates Neighborhood Protection Standards In New Zoning Code – Columbia Tribune – December 2, 2016
Columbia Residents Discuss Massive Downzoning RequestKMIZ TV – December 1, 2016
Council Votes Moratorium Exxtension, Looks At Rental Vacancy Rates Columbia Missourian – November 21, 2016
Council Annexes Smith Drive Property With Burial MoundsColumbia Missourian – November 21, 2016
Expanding Businesses Give North Columbia A Facelift Along RangelineColumbia Tribune – November 20, 2016
Labor Groups Ask City For Contracts With UnionsColumbia Tribune – November 22, 2016
City Council Extends Development Freeze Until New Zoning Code AdoptedColumbia Tribune – November 22, 2016
Benton-Stephens Property Owners Fight Additional Development
Columbia Missourian – November 16, 2016
Local Business Leaders Hope To Change City Contracting PolicyColumbia Tribune – November 13, 2016
Council Set To Extend Downtown Moratorium On Central City Projects Columbia Tribune – November 19, 2016

Columbia’s Downtown Skyline: What Next?Columbia Missourian (VOX) – November 17, 2016
Boone County Family Resources Building Two New Affordable Housing Units In ColumbiaBoone County Family Resources – November, 2016
Board Of Adjustment OK’s Koonse Glass PlanColumbia Missourian – November 9, 2016
Council Puts Brakes On Midway Sewer Extension Project – Columbia Tribune – November 8, 2016
Scott Boulevard Reopens To TrafficColumbia Tribune – November 4, 2016

City To Extend Moratorium On Downtown Demolition And Construction Projects – Columbia Tribune – October 31, 2016
City Council Approved Purchase Of Land For Flat Branch Park ExtensionColumbia Tribune – October 17, 2016
Mayor’s Task Force on Infrastructure Issues Preliminary ReportColumbia Tribune – October 16, 2016Columbia To Hold Workshops On Storm and Waste WaterCity of Columbia – October 6, 2016
Business Loop CID Asks Supreme Court To dismiss Election Procedure CaseColumbia Tribune – October 9, 2016
EDITORIAL: City Manipulates Downtown PropertyColumbia Missourian – October 5, 2016
City To Consider Acquisition Of McAdams Property On Providence RoadCity of Columbia – September 29, 2016
Landmark  Bank Plans Merger And Redesign Of Downtown FacilityColumbia Tribune – September 28, 2016
Neighbors Voice Conserns About Property Consolidation Central NeighborhoodsColumbia Tribune – September 28, 2016
Columbia Safety Plans Major Local ExpansionColumbia Tribune – September 27, 2016
Columbia Banks Green Space Through Natural Legacy PlanColumbia Missourian – September 23, 2016
Columbia Tribune Newspaper Sold To GateHouse MediaColumbia Tribune – September 23, 2016
Residents Confused By Withdrawal Of Ridgemont Development PlanKOMU TV – September 22, 2016
Attorney Claims City Did “End Run” On Opus PetitionColumbia Tribune – September 22, 2016
Boone Hospital Lease Under ReviewColumbia Tribune – September 21, 2016
Business Loop Sales Tax Receipts Far Ahead Of ProjectionsColumbia Tribune – September 21, 2016
Airport Advisory Board Will See ChangesColumbia Tribune – September 18, 2016
Columbia Mall Shows Strength In Local EconomyColumbia Tribune – September 18, 2016
Downtown CID Considers New Trash PoliciesColumbia Tribune – September 18, 2016
City Back In Court On TIF LawsuitColumbia Tribune – September 12, 2016
New Subdivision Proposed Off Route PPKOMU TV – September 13, 2016
Roundabout Plan Stirs Debate In South ColumbiaColumbia Missourian – September 6, 2016
City To Hear Testimony On New Roundabout On ForumColumbia Tribune – September 4, 2016
Neighbors Voice Concern Over Plans For Kitty Hawk Manor HomesColumbia Tribune – August 30, 2016
Churches Weigh In On Downtown Parking SituationKMIZ TV – August 24, 2016
Local Groups Lend Support To Community Land Trust ProposalColumbia Tribune – August 24, 2016
School Board Approves Increase In Local Property Tax Rate Columbia Missourian – August 25, 2016
City To Explain New Building Code RulesKOMU TV – August 23, 2016
Veterans United Continues To Acquire New Office SpaceColumbia Tribune – August 20, 2016
Boone County Approves Tax Abatements For DanaColumbia Tribune – August 18, 2016
Veterans United To Consolidate Offices On Vandiver Columbia Tribune – August 17, 2016
Boone County Residents Claim Sewer Connection Charges Are Too HighKMIZ TV – August 17, 2016
Council Approves Street Closure For Student Housing ProjectColumbia Tribune – August 15, 2016
Council Grants One Sidewalk Closure. Plans To Impose FeesColumbia Missourian – August 15, 2016
Council Set To Impose Fees For Sidewalk And Road Closures – Columbia Tribune – August 14, 2016
Mayor Touts Columbia As Medical Tourism DestinationColumbia Tribune – August 13, 2016
Columbia Turns To Tax Incentives To create New JobsColumbia Tribune – August 13, 2016
Downtown CIS Gives Approval To Light Hub ProjectColumbia Tribune – August 10, 2016
City To Inventory Historic Properties In Part Of North Central NeighborhoodColumbia Tribune – August 9, 2016
Dana Light Axle To Receive Tax Abatement For Local ExpansionColumbia Missourian – August 8, 2016City Budget Contains Cuts For Departments And Request For More CopsColumbia Tribune – July 30, 2016
Shakespeare’s Plans August Opening Of Downtown LocationColumbia Tribune – July 25, 2016
Stormwater Pollution Will Cost City More Than $500,000Columbia Tribune – July 25, 2016
Community Land Trust Moves One Step Closer To FormationColumbia Tribune – July 17, 2016
Plaintiffs Seek Further Appeal Of Opus Lawsuit – Columbia Tribune – July 12, 2016
City Delays Midway Sewer Extension – KMIZ TV – July 6, 2016
Council Delays Action On Henderson Branch Sewer ExtensionColumbia Tribune – July 6, 2016
Governor Signs Bill Allowing More Audits of Community Improvement Districts Columbia Missourian – June 29, 2016
Governor Nixon Signs Legislation Restricting Use  Of TIF St. Louis Business Journal – June 29, 2016
City Explores New Infrastructure Easement PolicyColumbia Tribune – June 28, 2016
New Building Code Puts Questions About Efficiency, Termites And Affordability In SpotlightColumbia Missourian – June 27, 2016
City Manager Presents State Of The City Address Columbia Missourian – June 22, 2016
2017 CIP Budget Includes Funds For Widening NifongColumbia Tribune – June 20, 2016
Midway Sewer Extension Will Cost More Than ExpectedColumbia Tribune – June 16, 2016
Building Contracts Approved For Two New Columbia SchoolsColumbia Missourian – June 13, 2016
Columbia Will Now Stream P&Z and Board Of Adjustment MeetingsCity of Columbia – June 12, 2016
Council To Consider Affordable Housing Fee Waiver ProgramColumbia Tribune – June 9, 2016
KOMU Town Square Report on Development KOMU TV – June 6, 2016
Some Residential Areas Draw Unwanted Negative AttentionColumbia Tribune – June 5, 2016
Council To Consider Parking Task Force And DemolitionColumbia Tribune – June 5, 2016
City Moves Toward Affordable Housing InitiativeColumbia Tribune – June 2, 2016
Columbia Attracting More Retirees KOMU TV – June 1, 2016
Population Growing But Tax Collections Not Keeping PaceColumbia Tribune – May 31, 2016
Shakespeare’s To Return To Familiar Location In AugustColumbia Tribune – May 28, 2016
CATSO Says No To Smith Drive ExtensionColumbia Tribune – May 27, 2016
Opus Group Puts District Flats On The MarketColumbia Missourian – May 27, 2016
City Takes Property Owner To Court Over Roof RepairsKMIZ TV – May 24, 2016
Boone Named Fastest Growing County In MissouriKOMU TV – May 24, 2016
ABC Labs Reports Continued Job GrowthColumbia Tribune – May 24, 2016
Construction Of Hagan Academy DelayedColumbia Tribune – May 23, 2016
Columbia Is 4th Largest City In MissouriColumbia Tribune – May 22, 2016
Police To Open New Substation In Northeast Columbia Columbia Missourian – May 21, 2016
Top COMO Developer Predicted Obsolete Student Housing In 4 – 8 Years Columbia Heartbeat – May 20, 2016
Sewer Overload Cited As Contributing Factor To Downtown Building FreezeKOMU TV – May 17, 2016
Demolition Crews Tear Down Former Bengal Bar Columbia Missourian – May 18, 2016
Viewer Survey: How do you feel about development in Columbia?KOMU TV – May 18, 2016
Council Approves Housing Delay In Downtown Columbia By 5 -2 Vote Columbia Tribune – May 16, 2016
City Issues Demolition Permit For One Of Two Houses In East CampusColumbia Missourian – May 14, 2016
City Planning Director Admits Failure in Planning For Downtown DevelopmentColumbia Heartbeat – May 12, 2016
Small East Campus Apartment Building May Be Exempt From Proposed Administrative DelayColumbia Tribune – May 11, 2016
Columbia Skilled Nursing Facility Gets Green Light – Columbia Tribune – May 10, 2016
Why COMO’s Student Housing Boom Has Raised Rents – Columbia Heartbeat – May 10, 2016
North Battleground Project Receives Extension – But Less Than RequestedColumbia Tribune – May 6, 2016
Building Moratorium and Online Use Tax DebateColumbia Business Times – May 2016
The Broadway Begins Planning For Second TowerColumbia Business Times – April 29, 2016
Details Emerge For New Project At Downtown Bengal’s Site – Columbia Tribune
Columbia Tribune Podcast With Karl Skala Regarding Moratorium and New Airport Terminal
Mizzou Hillel Delays Recevelopment Plans – Columbia Missourian
Housing Freeze Would Affect Some Developments – Columbia Tribune
City Drafts Student Housing Moratorium Bill – Columbia Tribune
Mayor Suggests Downtown Building Moratorium – Columbia Tribune
Jewish Campus Center To Redevelop Into Student Housing – KMIZ TV
Checking In On Five Construction Projects Around TownColumbia Business Times

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