2012 August 5 | Saginaw News Buena Vista Township Awarded $500k federal grant for streetscape, sidewalks for the Town Center development
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Buena Vista Township a $500,000 grant for streetscape and sidewalk infrastructure for its planned Buena Vista Town Center development.
The grant, announced Thursday, was one of $363 million in grants awarded nationally for innovative transportation projects.
The Town Center development will sit at the old Fort Saginaw Mall plaza at East Holland and South Outer Drive in the township. The last mall store closed in 2004, and the township obtained the property in 2008."
"Buena Vista has struggled for too long with the blight at the old Fort Saginaw Mall property," said township supervisor Dwayne Parker. "But Buena Vista is on the road to revitalization. We have prepared the property for redevelopment, crafted a vision and gameplan for new stores, offices and community facilities, and engineered plans for infrastructure upgrades." Complete story...