Downtown Kaukauna hotel and housing project acquire traction

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WBAY) – Some huge adjustments could be coming to downtown Kaukauna, wherever a proposed resort and condominium venture is attaining traction.

Thursday afternoon, the city’s program commission approved a preliminary layout prepare.

On the web-site of what was after a former car or truck dealership close to the intersection of Lawe Street and Wisconsin, now has a large amount of opportunity as Kaukauna city officers evaluate renderings of a 67-device, 3-tale hotel, and 101-unit, 5-tale condominium complex.

“It will be large for the town of Kaukauna that will be bringing in excess of a hundred-and-some people today downtown to really live in our downtown business enterprise district, and then folks to keep in our downtown enterprise district. Then individuals will purchase gas, store at our retailers, our dining places, our bars,” reported Mayor Tony Penterman.

Penterman claims there is a need to have, primarily for housing in the space, in accordance to a recent marketplace research.

Having said that, past makes an attempt to near a deal on a downtown resort with a developer have posed a problem for city officials.

Penterman said, “For several years we labored with a lodge and that did not appear to fruition. Then we labored with that similar resort with a diverse trader, and that didn’t occur to fruition. Now we’re in this article with this 3rd developer for this hotel, and we’re hoping this will come to daily life.”

In accordance to the developer, the hotel will be beneath the brand name title Snooze Inn by Option Hotels.

To handle issues over parking, considerably of it at the housing advanced will be underground.

Additionally, the plan commission experienced other suggestions. “They want some much more masonry on the entrance facade to make it a small far more nicer, larger close lodge,” Penterman said.

The developer is requesting TIF financing from the town as element of the offer.

A final vote by the town council is predicted in mid-July. If approved, design could commence several weeks later on.

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