Oaklawn buys part of State Farm property in Marshall

cclbaNews, 2016

The Marshall hospital signed a deal Monday to buy part of the former State Farm property from the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority. Four parcels — three parking areas and the warehouse facility on the south side of the property — were listed at a cost of $375,000.

Oaklawn buys part of State Farm property in Marshall

cclbaNews, 2016

MARSHALL — Oaklawn Hospital is expanding to a new neighborhood. The Marshall hospital signed a deal Monday to buy part of the former State Farm property from the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority. Four parcels — three parking areas and the warehouse facility on the south side of the property — were … Read More

Project to demolish former Calhoun County Jail now underway

cclbaNews, 2016

A long-standing eyesore in the Calhoun County community is coming down. Workers are tearing down the old Calhoun County Jail, in Marshall. The building housed inmates from 1954 until 1994, when they were moved to the Justice Center in Battle Creek.

Demolition underway at former Calhoun County jail

Angela HartungNews, 2016

MARSHALL – Work is underway to demolish the former Calhoun County jail. Work began about two weeks ago and is expected to be completed by the end of November. Scott said some asbestos has to be removed from the structure. The jail was built in 1954 and most of the operations, … Read More

Calhoun County Land Bank to Begin Demolition of Former County Jail

cclbaPress Releases, 2016

On behalf of Calhoun County, the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority is planning to demolish the County’s former jail by the end of November. The Board of County Commissioners awarded the project to Bierlein Companies Inc. in September, authorizing the demolition process to move forward. The building was constructed in 1954 and is located behind the Calhoun County Building at 315 W. Green St. in Marshall.

Calhoun County: Grant Will Wipe Out Much of Blight on Land Bank’s Books

cclbaNews, 2016

Krista Trout Edwards, director at the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority, tells WBCK blighted properties account for about 25% of the land on its rolls right now. She also says a $3.8 million grant from the Michigan Homeowner Assistance Nonprofit Housing Corporation and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority will allow for the Authority to raze most of those buildings – if not all of them.