New developers plan to begin sales of 33 new townhomes next month.
After more than a year of inactivity, the Remington Glen development in St. Charles will move forward under new ownership. The activity signals what appears to be a bit of a warming in the Tri-Cities home-building market, including the multi-family category. Sho-Deen Inc. recently opened new neighborhoods in Mill Creek and is adding apartments, as well. The Remington Glen property, located near Peck Road and Route 64, fell into foreclosure in 2010. A few weeks ago Chicago-based Meritus Homes acquired the property and will begin selling townhomes next month. The new developer plans to build 33 townhomes priced from the upper $100,000s. Approximately two-thirds of Remington Glen’s original 100 home sites had been sold before Meritus Homes …
Kids will get to construct a little house—and the fun will continue in phases for the next Geneva festivals.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Rick Nagel
Monday, June 20, 2011
One very clever addition (literally) to the Swedish Days festivities moved in (literally, again) to Geneva today. It's fun to see the activity downtown on Monday, as the community gets ready for Swedish Days. The service clubs are setting up, the courthouse lawn is getting a trim, workers are setting up the annual carnival. And among all of this activity, Shodeen Construction is bringing in a treat for kids—and probably a few adults. It's a house, a mini Swedish cottage, and children will be invited on Saturday to help build it. The windows are in, the roof and four walls are here—brought in by a truck flatbed and a forklift on Monday. But the finishing touches still need to be done. That's where the kids come in. On Saturday, they'll be …