Beloit’s Riverfront Snappy After Makeover

Anyone who hasn't been to Beloit in the past decade or so should be pleasantly surprised by the makeover this city's downtown has undergone, thanks mainly to the largess of the late billionaire Ken Hendricks and his family. A statue of Hendricks, who died in 2007, may soon be placed in one of the parks that line the Rock River as...

CCI NewsWire: Fagan Automotive Then and Now

CCI was privileged to help Fagan Automotive upgrade its existing facility to meet the new GM Facility Imaging Standards. The challenges included blending the four GM brands—Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC—to create the only four- product GM New Car Sales Center in Rock County and the only GM dealer in Janesville. Read more here. ...

Improvements at Siemens Plant Move Forward

iemens partners with Corporate Contractors Inc to construct an industrial wastewater treatment plant in Fort Madison, Iowa. Beloit, WI, May 11, 2011 – Corporate Contractors, Inc. (CCI) announced they have been granted approval to construct a new $1.7 million industrial wastewater treatment facility for Siemens Energy, Inc. at their wind turbine blade plant in Fort Madison, Iowa. This is the third...

Arts Center Receives Wisconsin Main Street Award

For Immediate Release: April 29, 2011 Contact: Tony Hozeny, Department of Commerce, 608-267-9661, tony.hozeny@wisconsin.gov Cullen Werwie, 608-267-7303 MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Commerce recognized the best downtown revitalization projects of 2010 at the 21st Annual Wisconsin Main Street Awards on Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Historic Turner Hall in Watertown, Wisconsin. "The results of the Wisconsin Main Street program have been...

Center Ready to House Homeless Veterans

Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:00 am By Hilary Dickinson hdickinson@beloitdailynews.com After roughly six months, the renovations at the Caravilla Homeless Veterans Transitional Housing Program are now complete. To showcase the finished product to donors and volunteers, Rock Valley Community Programs (RVCP) will be holding an open house on from 1 - 5 p.m. Thursday at its facility, 203 W. Sunny Lane Road, Janesville. The...

Work Continues on Iowa City Fire Department Station 4

Iowa City Fire Chief Andy Rocca has been waiting patiently for years to finally get a fourth fire station to serve the city's northeast quadrant. However, when he talks about the benefits of the yet-to-be-opened station, it's always in minutes. Specifically, the minutes his firefighters will be able to shave off their response times to that region of the city when...

Downtown Beloit Association: Best Adaptive Reuse Project

DBA names award winners By Daily News staff Published: Friday, March 25, 2011 11:52 AM CDT The Downtown Beloit Association honored many at its annual meeting The Downtown Beloit Association honored several individuals and businesses Thursday night at the organization’s annual meeting. Award winners include: Best Exterior Renovation — Domenico’s Italian Restaurant, owned by Peter Gabriele, for the complete transformation of the exterior and signage at...

Eclipse Center Continues to Change

[caption id="attachment_4404" align="alignleft" width="300"] From left; Eric Shipp and Olton Dumas attend classes in Community Action’s Pathways Center as part of the Fatherhood Initiative. Community Action moved into the Eclipse Center in early fall. Dumas was able to obtain a high paying construction job after attending the program.Staff photo by Hillary Gavan[/caption] Eclipse Center continues to change By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com Published: Thursday, January...

Janesville car dealer ending year on high note

[caption id="attachment_4408" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tilers Keith Wabic, left, and Todd Marshall of MTI Tiles of Janesville, discuss work needed to level the showroom floor before tiling at Fagan Automotive. - See more at: http://www.gazettextra.com/news/2010/dec/03/janesville-car-dealer-ending-year-high-note/#sthash.TjGFYJ0k.dpuf[/caption] JANESVILLE — Owners of a Janesville auto dealership drove into 2010 with a plan to accelerate vehicle sales and service revenues by 10 percent. They expect, however, to...

CCI NewsWire: Should You Build Now?

With the economy just beginning to return rom the skids, some people still believe that most contractors are taking jobs to "keep the crews busy" (as if construction was an industry with high fixed costs, like manufacturing). This is not the case for all contractors. Read the full story here....