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Hilton Garden Inn:




316 Madison is now under construction too.


New Kinnick Stadium south end zone
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Hilton Garden Inn has topped out.


The new University of Iowa Children's Hospital is pretty much complete.




New Psychological and Brain Sciences building at U of I


Midwest One Bank and Sabin Townhomes









And the Chauncey project has just started construction, one of about 5 highrises under construction.


Cedar Rapids

The CRST Tower is now completed.





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Iowa City-Cedar Rapids looks to be very strong and looks to out-pace the nation in some respects.

Thanks for the update DMRyan.
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I'm surprised at this thread. More urban stuff going on here than in cities five times the size
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The 15-story RISE at Riverfront Crossing has the 2nd tower crane up and is progressing.


Unfortunately, it's rumored that the once 15-story 316 Madison Street project has been reduced to 7 stories due to cost overruns. I'm no expert on high rise construction methods, but what's been installed so far certainly doesn't seem substantial enough for 15 stories.



12-story Hilton Garden Inn


Seaman's Center at University of Iowa




Progress on a few other random apartments
















Cedar Rapids
A proposal for a "boutique casino" would fit right across from the downtown convention center, hotel and arena complex. The project could also renovate two historic office buildings next door.


This 10 story annex to a historic insurance office building has now started construction.







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The Madison Street Residence Hall is rounding the construction bend.



The RISE at Riverfront Crossings (15 stories) is now 'rising' out of the ground.





Midwest Heritage Bank HQ/Parking Deck/Sabin Townhomes (wrapped around parking deck)






Cedar Rapids

New look for the "Sleeping Giant" pedestrian bridge.





Another casino proposal is out, bringing the total to 3.

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Updates from Iowa City and Cedar Rapids.

Iowa City

New Projects:
Augusta Place:




U of I Art Museum (really hope this changes for the better!)


202 S. Linn:




Under Construction:
Hilton Garden Inn:


316 Madison:


RISE at Riverfront Crossings:




Riverfront Crossings:


Whistler Apartments


The Chauncey



Cedar Rapids

Jade Plaza Office


Cedar Bayou Indoor Water Park & Expo Center


The Depot


The Metropolitan
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One Park Place misses deadline, city eyes new opportunities

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CEDAR RAPIDS — An Iowa City developer who proposed building a high rise that would have changed the Cedar Rapids skyline acknowledged he did not meet Monday’s city imposed deadline to proceed.

Jesse Allen, the developer behind One Park Place, said a week ago his project was ready to go, but a hotel commitment fell through dealing a “last minute blow” the project could not overcome.

One Park Place officials had the winning proposal among three in May 2016 to develop the last piece of city owned prime real estate in the downtown grid. Allen’s vision for a 28-story, $103 million tower with a grocer, hotel, rooftop restaurant, condos, apartments and parking ramp created a buzz through City Hall and the downtown.
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A true sucker for curved buildings, I love the new hospital!
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The 15-story Chauncey project is nearing completion. This project includes an apartment tower, hotel tower, movie theater, bowling alley, coffee shop and restaurant.

Chauncey Towers by Alan Light, on Flickr

Market House Mixed-Use




Hieronymous Square Mixed-Use:




Augusta Place Apartments:




7 South Linn Street:


Midwest One Bank HQ:


RISE at Riverfront Crossings, apartments and hotel


316 Madison Apartments


U of I Stanley Museum of Art breaks ground on June 7th:


U of I Brain Studies Building:




XStream Arena (5,100 seats)





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The new 10-story addition to the United Fire Insurance Company is now complete.


Banjo Block Apartments project-184 units:


Loftus Lumber Lofts- 138 units:


Marriott AC & Guaranty Bank Bldg Renovation






MW Properties- 45 units


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The 15 story Chauncey development is wrapping up the final finish items for occupancy. A theater and bowling alley are some of the ground level uses to this dual hotel and condo project.








Also, the 7-story Hieronymous Square has had 2 separate fires during construction but continues to truck on.

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