After three years, construction on the Sugar Creek commons development is still expected to start this year.
Four years after Steve Brown Apartments first got approval to put retail shops north of its apartment complex off West Verona Avenue, Market No. 5 is under way.
It’s still a long way off, but the city has begun planning for a new public works facility that could enable 24/7 drop-off of recyclable waste, reduce internal traffic backups and ensure expansion is available on the same site decades into the future.
The Verona Area School District has kept the southwest side of the city a place to visit for construction enthusiasts, even as nearby Epic has slowed down.
The pace of homebuilding in Verona has cooled somewhat over the past four years after a post-recession correction, but it’s apparently not for lack of interest.