Ready to dig: Gold Shovel Ready Program sets sites apart

The Aviation Business Park in Oshkosh is one of New North’s Gold Shovel Ready Sites.

(Insight Publications) – With so many locations available, attracting potential developers is always a challenge, but a New North Inc. program helps landowners set their sites apart from the crowd.

The Gold Shovel Ready program allows property owners to market sites that meet basic development criteria by gathering information on available utilities, ensuring appropriate zoning of land free from known environmental impediments and looking at several other criteria.

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The Howard receives 2019 Historic Preservation Award

The Howard in Oshkosh. Ryan Hainey Photography.

The Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation has announced the recipients of its 2019 Preservation Awards. The Preservation Awards recognize outstanding efforts to preserve Wisconsin’s Historic places. Award winning projects include buildings from humble and grand, representing the value preservation can bring to the environment, local communities and local economies.

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Talk revives about redeveloping Aviation Plaza

The overall Aviation Plaza site has three different owners.

(Oshkosh Examiner) – Aviation Plaza, the largely empty tract that sits across Highway 44 from Wittman Regional Airport, is attracting renewed attention as a development site, but specific plans have yet to be released. 

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