Development en Interest in Burlington Property <p>There appears to be some interest in a large piece of real estate in Burlington.</p><p>The city spent about $5-million to tear down homes and relocate residents from a roughly 28-acre site known locally as &ldquo;The Manor.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p><p>It is located near the intersection of Highway 34 and Highway 61.</p><p>The idea behind the project was commercial development, but a potential developer from Minnesota backed away.</p><p>The result is that the property has sat vacant for about four years.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Jason Parrott 17937 at Interest in Burlington Property Keokuk Board Approves Changes <p>The Keokuk Board of Adjustment has signed off on a couple of small changes to the design plans for several garages that will be built behind the former Eagles building.</p><p>The property is being re-developed for commercial and residential use.&nbsp; There will be four high-end, upper-story apartments, which require the construction of the garages.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 11:44:38 +0000 Jason Parrott 14794 at Keokuk Board Approves Changes Keokuk Development Proceeding <p>Construction is picking up at the former Eagles building in downtown Keokuk.&nbsp; The two-story structure is being redeveloped for residential and commercial use.</p><p>Main Street Keokuk&rsquo;s Joyce Glasscock says the biggest reason for the increased activity is the funding for the project is now in place.&nbsp; She says the development is taking advantage of grants and historic tax credits.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:31:36 +0000 Jason Parrott 13800 at Keokuk Development Proceeding