Category: Project News

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Ribbon Cutting: R. Richard Bittner YMCA 

Ribbon Cutting: R. Richard Bittner YMCA  Thursday, December 17th was a day to remember for the Quad Cities community as the R. Richard Bittner YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley officially cut the ribbon on a new 73,000 s.f., 3-story state-of-the-art facility in Downtown Davenport. Located on 4th Street and near East River Drive, this…

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Exterior photo at dusk

Construction Update: Windmill Landings

Construction Update: Windmill Landings Windmill Landings in Batavia, IL is scheduled for an first quarter opening in 2020. Situated on a rolling 6.7 acre site, this new 142 unit Senior Living Community will offer Batavia and area with a variety of living and care programs. The new facility will feature multiple points of entry for…

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Groundbreaking: New Shive-Hattery QC Office

GROUNDBREAKING: NEW SHIVE-HATTERY QC OFFICE On Wednesday, November 4th, Russell broke ground on a new 18,880 s.f., single-story conventional steel structure alongside Shive-Hattery representatives, Geifman First Equity and other community leaders. This new facility will be located on the north side of 56th Avenue W in Bettendorf and house multiple tenants, including Shive-Hattery and Geifman…

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Seven Year Dream Becomes Reality: Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village

Ribbon CuttinG & Dedication: Gabe’s all-inclusive play village On Thursday, October 8, Gloria Cypret and Gabe’s Dream Team cut the ribbon on a vision that has been seven years in the making.  Gabe’s Play Village is a new all-inclusive playground located at Vander Veer Botanical Park that will be an environment where children of all…

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VA Mason City, IA Groundbreaking


GROUNDBREAKING: mASON CITY Veterans Affairs COMMUNITY-BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC On Tuesday, July 21st, Russell broke ground on a new 13,500 s.f. Veterans Affairs (VA) Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Mason City, IA. This new facility will be replacing the clinic’s current location and will provide a “one-stop shop” for the health needs of area veterans. A larger…

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Caitlin Russell Brandt and Ewing Development break ground on Vintage Co-Op Bettendorf

Groundbreaking: Vintage Cooperative of Bettendorf

GROUNDBREAKING: VINTAGE COOPERATIVE OF BETTENDORF Construction is officially underway following the groundbreaking of the new $18 million Vintage Cooperative of Bettendorf on Tuesday, July 28th. The new three-story, 62-unit senior living cooperation will be constructed on a 15.5 acre plot of land that is being developed by Ewing Development. This 149,975 s.f. facility will include…

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No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed

No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed Since last October, Russell has had a team located in St. Louis, Missouri working on a 268 room, 16-story, full-scale hotel renovation in the heart of the Clayton Business District. Le Méridien will be a destination for creative and culturally-minded travelers and locals alike. The hotel will include a new…

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Russell Honored at Master Builders of Iowa’s Annual Conference

Russell Honored at MBI Annual Conference Safety Awards Russell recently attended the 2020 Master Builders of Iowa Winter conference, which attracts all aspects of the construction industry.  We are excited to announce that during the conference, Russell was awarded two prestigious awards: 2020 Outstanding Company Safety Achievement Award for General Contractors 2020 Safety Champion Award…

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People cutting the ribbon outside the bank branch

Ribbon Cutting: Blackhawk Bank & Trust – Bettendorf

Ribbon Cutting: Blackhawk Bank & Trust – Bettendorf Last week Blackhawk Bank & Trust held a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of their 18th branch location. The branch is located at the new Shops of the Woodlands development off of 53rd Street in Bettendorf. The new 3,900 s.f. branch offers full-service amenities, including residential…

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Ribbon Cutting: First Midwest Bank

Ribbon Cutting: First Midwest Bank This past Thursday, December 12th, First Midwest Bank held a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating its expansion into Iowa with the opening of the Davenport branch on 53rd Street. Having long-standing roots, this new location with be the fifth in the Quad Cities. The 3,000 s.f. banking facility, which officially opened…

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