Fort St. John construction continues to progress

first_imgThe numbers appear to fly in the face of the oil and gas industry economic downturn, but most of the current projects were initiated before that lull kicked in last summer.The Sunset Ridge subdivision in the city’s west-end is a prime example.“We’ve got about 26 lots left, and then we’ve got another 45 we’re probably going to service this year,” says Century 21 realtor Kevin Pearson. “And then we’ve just sold a chunk of that land to the school district.”- Advertisement -Pearson confirmed that parcel is in addition to an adjacent one purchased recently by the school district from the city, but due to the Easter break; we’ve been unable to get any purchase or building plan information from district 60 officials.Meantime, Pearson also says another eight acres are already targeted for development in the same general area – and it won’t all be residential.“That seems to be the main corridor for right now, honestly, because if you look towards the airport, all these big oil companies are building out in that direction,” Pearson goes on to explain. “So our office building, they’re basically working on the second floor within our area right now, and we’ll have about 9,000 square feet and then their will be two other lease bases next to it.”Advertisement Pearson says theirs still approximately 4,500 square feet of land still up for grabs.Moving to the other side of the city, and another project two years in the making, Century 21 is looking at an August move into a newly renovated office at the site of the old Woodland Tim-Br Mart on 100 Avenue and 91 Street.As for city hall building numbers, the year-to-date construction value is already at $14.7 million, as opposed to last year’s two month total of $8.9 million.last_img read more

Nevada officials reach out to Dbacks on potential

first_img Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Comments   Share   Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke From the moment U.S. Federal Judge Susan R. Nelson ordered an end to the NFL lockout, questions started to emerge. Are players now free agents? Can they all go back to work? What the hell is going on?ESPN legal analyst Roger Cossack joined Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash Monday to shed a little light on the situation.“It’s big, big news and there’s a lot more coming,” he said. “As of right now there is no more NFL lockout. If the players want to return to work tomorrow, today, they can. They have gone back to what was the previous collective bargaining agreement. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Top Stories last_img read more