“$1 lot no one wanted” goes for $50,000
And the City of Fresno's $5,000 offer for property near Fresno-Yosemite International sells for more than $100,000, RDA board member Doug Vagim reports.
New cash pits Brand vs. Brandau for west of 99 developmentDecember 6, 2017
Steve Brandau is pushing to put newly-available money toward the writing of a specific plan for the area west of Highway 99 and north of Roeding Park.
Introducing Fresno’s cheapest real estate: the $1 lot no one wantsDecember 1, 2017
Attention, all you would-be land barons. The Successor Agency to Fresno’s Redevelopment Agency has got just the deal for you.
Brandau pushing Brand administration for fast action on nixing farmland preservation regsNovember 2, 2017
The 2035 general plan is returning to center stage at Fresno City Hall. We’re looking in the near future at another round in an old fight – farmland preservation vs. greenbelt growth. Council Members Steve...
Relocating SW Fresno Darling rendering plant may trigger legal showdownOctober 30, 2017
Moving the Darling plant may require a lot more than a simple OK from City Hall. If anything is evident, it is that legal pitfalls abound.
Fresno, State Center look to jump the line to score $4.5mil for West Fresno collegeOctober 8, 2017
City Hall wants more than $4 million of Measure C funds to help build a new junior college satellite campus in West Fresno. All it will take is a big rewrite of Measure C spending...
Caglia joins in blitz on SW Fresno’s “reverse triangle” with bid for industrial parkSeptember 29, 2017
The Caglias' 2 million square-foot development would neighbor Amazon's fulfillment center and, if all goes according to the City's plan, the high-speed rail heavy maintenance facility
Fresno State launches regional planning degree with eye on Rio Mesa boomSeptember 15, 2017
The university's degree program will partner with McCaffrey Homes to help plan Tesoro Viejo, the first development in the Rio Mesa area of Madera County, north of Clovis.
Southwest Fresno charting its future with specific plan, hearingsAugust 21, 2017
Oliver Baines is a big reason City Hall is discussing a SW Fresno specific plan. Darius Assemi will be a big reason if the plan succeeds.
First stage of Midtown Trail slated to break ground Spring 2018July 30, 2017
Planning for the trail’s first segment – the half-mile stretch near Manchester Center – is proceeding without apparent trouble.