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....

CCI NewsWire: Hendricks Center For The Arts

Located in downtown Beloit and originally constructed in 1931, this three-story building initially served as a United States Post Office and later as the Beloit Public Library. Now, once again, the building has been given a new life, this time becoming the centralized home of Beloit College’s theatre, dance and music programs. The design and renovation of the 48,000-square-foot arts center...

Aspen Dental to Open in Lima Ohio via LimaOhio.com

Bart Mills 2010-09-01 18:41:57 LIMA — A new strip mall going up on Elida Road already has its first tenant. Aspen Dental, a national dental practice, will take up about one-third of the 12,000-square-foot strip mall under construction in the parking lot of Meijer on Elida Road. Peter Ginn, senior development manager for Hendricks Development Group, said his company has contracted with the national...

Eclipse Center Overhaul via BeloitDailyNews.com

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 12:00 am By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com  Former Beloit Mall to get new façade “The old mall look is going to be gone.” That’s what Rob Gerbitz, president of Hendricks Development Group, said about the transformation of the former Beloit Mall into the Eclipse Center. Although much of the center has been renovated and filled with new tenants, there is still plenty...

Hendricks Center Almost Complete via BeloitDailyNews.com

Posted: Thursday, August 5, 2010 12:00 am By Hillary Gavan hgavan@beloitdailynews.com The former Beloit Public Library’s transformation into the Hendricks Center for the Arts is almost complete. Corporate Contractors Inc. (CCI) is adding the finishing touches this week in preparation for Aug. 23 when students will celebrate with a campus picnic at 5 p.m. in the building’s parking lot before the first day of classes...

CCI NewsWire: President Obama Visits Siemens Renovation

For the first time in the company’s 163-year history, a U.S. president has visited a Siemens factory. During his tour of the Midwest in April, President Barack Obama made a stop at the plant manufacturing components for wind power generation in Fort Madison, Iowa. The 600,000-square-foot plant, which was opened in mid-2007 and has recently been expanded, has a workforce of 600...