development

EPIC Companies Announce Plan for Mixed-Use Building in Fargo

The development is expected to cost between $70-120 million.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D.–EPIC Companies announce a plan for a new mixed-use building on Main Avenue in downtown Fargo. EPIC recently acquired Gateway Center through a partnership with the previous owner, and plan to utilize the space while they finalize development plans for the new building. Construction for phase one of the…

Fargo Ideas Talks About Ways To Improve the Valley

Big presentations and the sharing of ideas related to the valley given on the big stage at the Fargo Theatre.

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo is getting a little taste of Aspen. Big presentations and the sharing of ideas related to the valley given on the big stage at the Fargo Theatre. Fargo Ideas is the brain child from producers of the Aspen Ideas. It is national think tank talk involving former presidents, activists and members of the scientific community to…

Plans Move Ahead for New Development in Downtown Fargo

Construction could start on the parking garage next month with completion next fall.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo city commissioners have approved a public-private development agreement for a long talked about mixed-use project at the corner of Broadway and Fourth Avenue North. The Mercantile Building project will be built on the site of the former Goodyear store. It…

Black Coffee & Waffle Bar is Open for Business in Downtown Fargo

Black Coffee and Waffle Bar chose Fargo as its new home because of the downtown development

FARGO, N.D.– The waffle irons are hot and the coffee is black in Downtown Fargo. Black Coffee and Waffle Bar is open for business. Behind the doors of Downtown Fargo’s newest waffle joint is a menu jam-packed with coffee and waffles suited for people who love both bold and classic flavors. “We have a pulled pork waffle,” Black Coffee and…

Molding The City’s Vision: Panel Discusses Future of Downtown Fargo

Attendees raise concerns about on-street parking, safety during evenings

FARGO, N.D. — Ever since she began her tenure as Executive Director of the Fargo Theatre twenty years ago, Margie Bailly has seen Downtown Fargo become bigger than she’d ever imagine. “We have a lot more residential capacity, we have the wonderful satellite campuses in the downtown area. Infrastructure is stronger than ever before. And we continue to have vision,” Bailly…

West Fargo Mayoral Candidates Discuss Platforms Ahead of Election

The election will take place June 12

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Rich Mattern, who has been mayor since 2002, and Bernie Dardis, a consultant for Indigo Signworks, are facing off in the upcoming mayoral election on June 12. Both say one of the key defining features of West Fargo is growth, and their platforms center a lot on development. “The major change has been growth, the infrastructure that…

Moorhead Woman With Non-Profit and Government Experience Running For City Council

Shelly Carlson is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman whose career has been devoted to public service is running for Ward 2 on the Moorhead City Council. Shelly Carlson works as the Criminal Justice Systems manager with the Minnesota Elder Justice Center. She is running for the seat being vacated by Melissa Fabian. Carlson says what makes her different is that she has…

New CEO of Non-Profit Shares Vision of Revitalized Downtown Moorhead

Centerpiece of the new downtown plan is a redevelopment of Center Avenue

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A non–profit organization has hired a new president to help spark economic development in downtown Moorhead. Downtown Moorhead, Inc. has hired Derrick LaPoint to lead the group’s efforts to revitalize Moorhead’s urban core. LaPoint spent the last five years as a planner with the city of Fargo managing Fargo’s development. The new president has picked Center Avenue…

YWCA Receives a Share of $1.8 Million for Housing Efforts

This is the 28th year they received a portion of the $1.8 million grant from Housing and Urban Development and although it supports housing efforts, it goes beyond that

FARGO, N.D. — Housing and Urban Development has awarded 18 programs in North Dakota a share of $1.8 million in federal money. An organization in Fargo is a recipient of the funding. The YWCA is helping impoverished women and children create a new future. “To be able to help women move from a state of chaos and crisis back out…

Mayor Mahoney on His Hope for Fargo in 2018

When looking at the city of Fargo, you could say words like new, exciting and growth come to mind

FARGO, ND — On New Year’s Eve we spoke with the mayors of West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth about their 2017 accomplishments and what they would like to see in 2018. We had the chance to sit down with Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney to hear about what’s ahead for the city. “What you’ll see is the city of Fargo will…