Mission happy with development progress in recent years and projects on the future agenda

first_imgThe Cornerstone Commons project at Barkley and Johnson Drive as it stands today. A photo of how it looked before the development is below. Photos courtesy of City of Mission.Mission is “absolutely” moving in the right direction. That was the assessment of city council member Pat Quinn at a work session last week to review planning and visioning documents that apply to development projects in the city.Mission has three significant development projects on its current agenda, but the last 15 years have seen substantial change across the retail and commercial landscape in the city. Quinn said the way the city looks now is “so much better” than it did before.City Administrator Laura Smith reviewed the planning and visioning studies of the past 15 years and the subsequent development that has changed big parts of the city. The area west of downtown has undergone significant development. A series of before and after pictures showed the contrast between the present developments at Mission Crossing and Cornerstone Commons.Council member Ron Appletoft said the rehabilitation of Johnson Drive is now the impetus for businesses that are moving in along the downtown corridor now. When the east Gateway development and the conversion of a vacant office building to retail and residential, density and income levels will increase, he said. “It will spur more retail on Johnson Drive.”“There is nothing like downtown Mission,” said Mayor Steve Schowengerdt.The barriers to development that were identified in the studies are still valid, Smith said. One of those is large surface parking lots that limit density and do not encourage pedestrian use. While recent projects, including the Mission Square apartments, have removed some of the lots, several still remain. The lack of available real estate and assembling small parcels to create a larger footprint also remain impediments to some development.The same corner before redevelopment.last_img read more

Newcastle United in race with Milan to sign midfielder – Negotiations…

first_imgWilmar Barrios may have never stepped in England, but his name has been in the local media for a few years now. The Colombian player was linked to several Premier League sides in the past, including the likes of Everton, Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur.Now it’s time for us to see Newcastle United involved in these rumours, with the Magpies reportedly interested in signing him this summer.The information comes from South America, where Win Sports journalist Diego Rueda brings some updates on the midfielder’s situation.Embed from Getty ImagesHe says that it’s ‘certain’ the interest is not only from Milan, but also from Newcastle. The negotiations for his departure from Russian side Zenit are said to be ‘advancing’.There’s no information on which club is closer on signing the 26-year-old, or even if there are bids on the table for his move.Barrios used to get more linked to Premier League sides when standing out for Boca Juniors. He ended up moving to Zenit on a €15m deal in January 2019, and has a contract with the Russian side until 2023.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayHero Wars根本不可能获得这个宝藏!来证明我们错了Hero WarsUndoForge of Empires – Free Online GameBuild a City, Trade With Your Neighbors, Play With Your FriendsForge of Empires – Free Online GameUndoNessa HearingPeople in Singapore Born Before 1965 Eligible for Free Hearing Aid TrialNessa HearingUndoDBS”I had S$9 left in my bank account”DBSUndoWealthMastery.asiaThis Singaporean Couple is Disrupting A $3 Trillion IndustryWealthMastery.asiaUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoSingtelGet 30GB for $25 on SG’s #1 network.SingtelUndoGOMO by Singtel.Switch to GOMO. 40GB for $20 for 12 months!GOMO by Singtel.UndoSingtel PowerInstant savings and a $50 rebate.Singtel PowerUndolast_img read more