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Click to enlarge - RiverTech MasterplanAs development of the riverfront campus for Western Illinois University–Quad Cities began to take shape, Renew Moline and the City of Moline pledged to support this vision by developing the 15.5 adjacent acres to the west which would provide amenities needed by the campus such as housing, food venues and retail and commercial space. The city purchased this riverfront property; tore down the existing industrial warehouse space of nearly 1 million square feet; remediated the site; and made improvements. NOW LEASING!

Read more: Riverbend Commons

RenewMolineAmtrakThrough the efforts of Renew Moline, the City of Moline, the Quad Cities Rail Coalition led by the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, and MetroLINK, in 2015, the Quad Cities will have passenger rail service for the first time in more than 30 years with downtown Moline identified as the location of the rail station, formally named The Q.

Read more: The Q & Surrounding Development

Western Illinois University has had a presence in the Quad Cities for more than 100 years.  In 2002, the Illinois Q-C Chamber of Commerce, with support from the education and business sectors, initiated a community-wide needs assessment of higher education.  The assessment concluded that the Quad Cities needed to expand access to higher education to meet education demands of up to 5,000 students while stimulating economic development.

Read more: WIU-QC Riverfront Campus

The KONE Centre provides unparalleled views of the adjacent Mississippi River as well as the Bass Street Landing Plaza.  Completed in 2012, this $40 million mixed-use development provides a new Moline home to the U.S. Operations Center of KONE, Inc., a Finnish-based elevator and escalator manufacturer, and will bring retail and office tenants as well as condominium owners to Moline's riverfront.  The tower is supported by a multi-story parking structure which also provides public restrooms and concessions next to Bass Street Plaza.

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RenewMolineEnterpriseLoftsThis 69-unit, Section 42 project, is a $12 million investment by Gorman, Inc. from Madison, Wisconsin, in partnership with Illinois Housing Development Authority and Renew Moline.  This project is a true mixed income property with many amenities for residents including a fitness center, community room, theater, business center and technology lounge.  The Live-Work concept means that building tenants have the ability to not only walk to nearby work opportunities in Moline’s downtown but may also create work environments in their homes.

Read more: Moline Enterprise Live-Work Lofts

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Quad-City Times (July 15, 2015)

Thai Restaraunt Joins The Mills Lineup

The Dispatch (July 15, 2015)

Second Restaurant to Open at The Mills

The Dispatch (July 9, 2015)

Skinner Block Lofts Draw Renters' Interest

Quad-City Times (July 5, 2015)

College-age Residents Making Presence Known in Moline Centre

Quad-City Times (July 5, 2015)

Young Professionals Fill New Moline Apartments

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