Thursday, August 25, 2011
Let the renovations begin!
The Village of Greendale closed the official agreement with Simon Property Group on Tuesday that will help fund the $52 million renovations of Southridge Mall. Updates are already in progress. “The closing of this agreement is one more critical step toward officially renovating and transforming Southridge,” said Village of Greendale President, John Hermes. “These renovations have officially begun, and will only add to the previous improvements we have made to the 76th Street Corridor, including the development of a Berkshire-Greendale senior housing complex, addition of market-style Wal-mart, Boston Store renovations, and of course, the addition of Macy’s as the newest Southridge anchor tenant.” Last December the Village approved a $16 …
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Southridge, Macy's, Wal-Mart, Boston Store and senior multi-Complex living...When will it all be done?
Whether it's Southridge or Boston Store the Village of Greendale has had a pretty busy year with all the changes coming to the 76th street corridor. Below is a time-line For those of you looking forward to all the additions and changes. Opening of Macy's: Spring of 2012 Construction and opening of Wal-Mart: Spring-Summer of 2012 Construction of Senior Multi-Complex Living: Early of 2012 Southridge Mall Renovations: Summer of 2012 Boston Store Renovations: Spring of 2012
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Village of Greendale hopes to see Sears and JCPenney jump on the remodeling bandwagon.
The Greendale planning commission unanimously approved a TIF district of $2 millions to help the $8.5 million interior remodeling project of Boston Store in Southridge Mall. In just a little over a year the Village of Greendale has established two TIF districts and is about to establish the third for Boston Store to help the 76th street business district corridor thrive. The third TIF will help renovate only the interior of Boston Store, not the exterior. According to the proposal, the renovation will increase the value to $10.5 million. The first tax incremental financing (TIF) district was approved by the board for the construction project of a $17 million 90-unit senior housing complex along the South 76th Street Corridor, adjacent to …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Village President John Hermes accredits neighboring communities for the new developments around the Southridge Mall area.
Greendale Village President John Hermes recently had an opinion piece published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hermes accredits neighboring communities such as, Greenfield, Franklin, Oak Creek and Hales Corners for the success of the revitalisation of the 76th Street Corridor. Hermes mentions the new Wal-Mart, construction of the senior complex, TIF district for renovation of Southridge Mall, Boston Store renovation and the coming of Macy's to the mall. Click here to read Hermes full opinion piece.