GRAND CROSSING

/ WATERLOO, IOWA

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/ MASTER-PLANNED MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT

Grand Crossing Development, located in Waterloo, Iowa, is an active project currently under construction. The project is an enormous 260,000+ SQ FT development encompassing multiple buildings through three separate phases.

/ PHASE I

KEY FEATURES

  • 68 unit apartment complex
  • Underground heated parking
  • National and local award-winning complex
  • Completed in Summer of 2017

/ PHASE II

KEY FEATURES

  • 36 unit apartment complex
  • 7,500+ SQ FT of commercial space with drive-thru
  • Underground heated parking
  • Active Tenants / Jimmy John’s / Sidecar Coffee
  • Completed in Spring of 2018

LOCATION
Waterloo, IA
United States

SIZE
6 Acres

MARKETS
Mixed-Use & Retail
Multi-Family
Redevelopment & Infill

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“Progress is exciting. It’s about responsibly investing in the future of our great community. Welcome Grand Crossing, to the new Waterloo.”

MAYOR QUENTIN HART

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SITE TRANSFORMATION

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS AND CHALLENGES

/ PHASE I HIGHLIGHTS

  • Unsuitable soil quality required over-excavation and replacing with suitable soil for building load
  • Constructed with Iowa Green Streets Criteria 4.0.
  • Green Streets Initiative required:
    • Environmentally friendly building materials
    • Water-saving plumbing fixtures
    • High efficiency HVAC and appliances
    • Sustainable building practices include minimizing waste, increasing material package recycling and efficiency of building techniques
    • Advanced storm-water management practices including permeable paver parking lot and bio-swale retention areas

/ PHASE II HIGHLIGHTS

  • 100% below grade/building parking garage required extra excavation and care for property safety including appropriate benching of soil
  • Extremely tight site parameters required coordination of multiple subcontractors and material storage
  • Coordination of first floor commercial space build out in addition to unit build outs on floors above required expert project management
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Grand Crossing Awards

NATIONAL AND LOCAL RECOGNITION
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National Community Development Association

2018 Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award

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Iowa Finance Authority

2017 Housing Iowa Multifamily Housing Development Award