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Software Company Relocates to Ironworks Campus

james posted on March 14, 2014 12:20 (Beloit, WI) - AccuLynx announced that it is relocating its software development company to the Ironworks Campus, which is located in downtown Beloit, WI. The company is leasing 12,000 SF of newly remodeled office space and taking an option for an additional 9,000 SF. With 30 existing employees, AccuLynx is positioned to more than double its staffing levels over the...

‘Phoenix’ ready for 1st tenant

Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 4:00 pm By Shaun Zinck szinck@beloitdailynews.combeloitdailynews.com The Phoenix Project is nearly ready to welcome its first business tenant. Beloit city councilors cleared the way Monday night for marketing and advertising firm Rick Wells, Ltd. to move into about 2,500 square feet on the ground floor of the building at 430 E. Grand Ave. A conditional use permit was...

DBA honors improvements downtown

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 4:00 pm By Clint Wolf cwolf@beloitdailynews.combeloitdailynews.com Businesses, volunteers and community members were honored Thursday for making downtown Beloit a brighter and more active area during the Downtown Beloit Association Awards Party. The event was held at La Casa Grande and a theme of building on a rock solid base kept running through the event. Shauna El-Amin, executive director...

Hackett school expansion celebrated

[caption id="attachment_4811" align="alignleft" width="265"] Hackett ribbon cutting[/caption] Staff photo by Hillary Gavan From left; Rep. Janis Ringhand, Bray Architects' Clint Selle, Hackett educator Mary Knudson, Principal Marcia Schwengels, Beloit City Councilor Dave Luebke, Board of Education member Nora Gard and others celebrate with a ribbon cutting for Hackett Elementary School's dedication program held Tuesday evening. Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 4:00 pm By Hillary...

Beloit’s downtown continues evolution

Beloit's downtown continues evolution Jim Leute  January 19, 2014 BELOIT—Rod Gottfredsen vividly recalls the day in 1986 when he and seven other people met in his one-chair barbershop in downtown Beloit. The topic at hand was the state of downtown. “Not only were some of the buildings without upstairs windows that pigeons were flying in and out of, but many of the lower windows were...

Beloit’s downtown continues evolution

Jim Leute January 19, 2014   BELOIT—Rod Gottfredsen vividly recalls the day in 1986 when he and seven other people met in his one-chair barbershop in downtown Beloit. The topic at hand was the state of downtown. “Not only were some of the buildings without upstairs windows that pigeons were flying in and out of, but many of the lower windows were boarded up as...

Merrill & Houston’s: A Steak Joint With Plenty of Sizzle

By Paul Anthony Arco Meet the faces behind downtown Beloit’s newest favorite, and discover some of the local history that’s memorialized inside. One look around Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint, 500 Pleasant St., and Beloit’s rich history comes alive. “It’s a tribute to our city’s past and the industry leaders who created Beloit,” says Jayme Braasch, the restaurant’s general manager. “We want...

CCI NewsWire – Winter 2014

Located within the Ironworks campus in Beloit, secondary power distribution, fire suppression systems and Wisconsin, and visible from the Rock River, the lighting were added. 106,000-square-foot renovation of the future Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies (Universal AET) facility is making significant progress. Read the entire story here. ...

‘Castle’ renovations under way

[caption id="attachment_4292" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pete Woodkey, Corporate Contractors Inc. project supervisor, works in the newly renovated lobby at the Beloit Inn on Friday afternoon. The hotel is renovating the conference area and all the rooms in the building.[/caption] Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:00 pm By Shaun Zinck szinck@beloitdailynews.com  The Castle isn’t quite ready to open its drawbridge, but significant progress has been made. The old...

Beloit Inn, Iron Works construction under way

[caption id="attachment_4300" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pete Woodkey, Corporate Contractors Inc. project supervisor, works in the newly renovated lobby at the Beloit Inn on Friday afternoon. The hotel is renovating the conference area and all the rooms in the building.[/caption] Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:00 pm By Shaun Zinck szinck@beloitdailynews.com | 0 comments The Beloit Inn is in the middle of a complete overhaul. Work began on the hotel in...