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Land banks have proven to be a powerful economic development tool since the Michigan Legislature’s adoption of the Land Bank Fast Track Act nearly 20 years ago. The 2003 Act was a package of tax and economic development bills that created land banks and gave them a number of powers … Read More
Editor’s note: This story is part of Southwest Michigan Second Wave’s On the Ground Calhoun County series. Although the dumping of old tires in an empty lot on Hamblin Avenue and on parcels of land and a vacant lot on Parish Street was not a collective effort the removal of those … Read More
CCLBA lists historic Battle Creek home for sale 1800s Victorian home at 26 Fremont St. listed for $119,000 BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority today announced the 1800s Victorian home at 26 Fremont St. in Battle Creek is for sale. A labor of love for the Land Bank and … Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 27, 2022 Calhoun County Land Bank and Norfolk Homes Partner on New Build in Marshall Construction began this week on a property sold by the Calhoun County Land Bank Authority to Norfolk Homes in Marshall, Michigan. The property, 109 N Fountain St., was sold in … Read More
Project was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic MARSHALL, Mich. – The Calhoun County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) today announced demolition would resume this week on the Union Steel building in Albion. The project was halted following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order on March 23. A portion of … Read More