We are in love with the neighborhood that’s been created. What has happened in Downtown East is incredible and what will happen in the next three to five years will be even better. No one could have possibly dreamed of this a few years ago.
Given the extreme complexity and exposure of this project, coupled with the schedule compression, it is truly impressive to see what’s taken place. I honestly feel the efforts of this project are above and beyond the norm.
Our quality of life is our economic development strategy, and this project achieves that. This does everything for us, and it’s an incredible opportunity for the city. It’s going to be a jewel of the region.
Gaining historic designation can be a difficult process, but it‘s a huge benefit to investors and helps communities restore and reuse wonderful old buildings. The Midtown Exchange is a perfect example.