Author Topic: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla  (Read 1197 times)


Lostwave

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2019, 09:21:37 AM »
Nice.  I love that it has a large retail component.

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2019, 09:35:25 AM »
Here we go!! Rival projects from proven developers that seem feasible and both contribute to public space.  Loser of the bidding process should be given other downtown land as a consolation prize.  This is the type of thing we need in the core.

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2019, 11:56:19 AM »
Here we go!! Rival projects from proven developers that seem feasible and both contribute to public space.  Loser of the bidding process should be given other downtown land as a consolation prize.  This is the type of thing we need in the core.

AMEN!

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2019, 02:18:33 PM »
Seems like a much more appealing project than Vestcor's.

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2019, 02:55:08 PM »
All good. Expect a private developer to propose a new, downtown (think Cathedral District)  market rate loft project at the June 26 DDRB meeting. This developer already owns the land......  Will be modern architectural style , 40 -50 units....

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2019, 03:33:01 PM »
So great to get competing offers.
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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2019, 03:51:09 PM »
So great to get competing offers.

That don't involve an Ark.

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2019, 08:38:29 AM »
Would like to thank thelakelander for being an unofficial consultant on the Johnson Commons project!

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2019, 10:12:12 AM »
Just helping out where I can. That's for reaching out.
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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2019, 09:46:54 PM »
Very good news  :)  Glad to see capable developers pressing ahead.   The "consolation prize" idea is a winner.

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Re: Johnson Commons offers competing plan for townhomes in LaVilla
« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2019, 04:02:32 PM »
Here's the new scoring criteria:

• 30 points: Consistency with the Downtown Northbank and LaVilla Redevelopment Strategy.

• 20 points: Previous development experience with bidded projects.

• 20 points: The company’s financial resources.

• 15 points: The city’s estimated return on investment.

• 15 points: Deference to Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing Park.
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