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September 10, 2020

The Republican

One of Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s favorite catchphrases is “back to the future,” and this time, with the $15 million Overland Lofts project, it fits. One of Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s favorite catchphrases is “back to the future,” and this time, with the $15 million Overland Lofts project, it

September 9, 2020

Davenport Advisors, the developer of Overland Lofts, will welcome Mayor Dominic Sarno on Wednesday, September 9th to preview a model one-bedroom apartment

Press Release

Davenport Advisors, the developer of Overland Lofts, will welcome Mayor Dominic Sarno on Wednesday, September 9th to preview a model one-bedroom apartment. Davenport remains on schedule to complete the project located in Springfield’s “Innovation District” and welcome its first residents before the end of the year.

Public leaders are moving forward with a major revitalization of a historic site in downtown Springfield.

wwlp.com

Public leaders are moving forward with a major revitalization of a historic site in downtown Springfield. Mayor Domenic Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan joined Davenport Advisors for a tour of Overland Lofts on Chestnut Street Wednesday.

‘This is transit-oriented development’: Springfield officials tour renovated Overland Lofts – masslive.com

masslive.com

One of Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s favorite catchphrases is “back to the future,” and this time, with the $15 million Overland Lofts project, it fits. Davenport Companies of Boston has transformed the Willys-Overland building at 151 Chestnut St. — built in 1917 as an automobile showroom and warehouse — into 60 modern apartments...

July 1, 2020

MGM Growth Properties Appoints Kathryn Coleman and Charles Irving to the Board of Directors

MGM Growth Properties

MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP) (the “Company”) today announced that Kathryn (“Katie”) Coleman and Charles (“Chuck”) Irving have been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2020. With these appointments, the Company's Board has been expanded from 5 to 7 directors.

June 1, 2020

Wichita’s Downtown Revitalization Serves as Catalyst for New Projects

Heartland Real Estate Business

Wichita has been experiencing a strong downtown revitalization that has brought construction of new and redeveloped office, retail and mixed-use projects throughout its urban core over the past few years.

March 2, 2020

Welcome mat rolled out for Springfield teachers at Willys Overland Lofts downtown housing project

MassLive

The welcome mat was out for Springfield teachers this week as the first targeted tenants of the Willys Overland Lofts housing project under construction on Chestnut Street downtown.

November 9, 2019

CVS opens near MGM Springfield Sunday; developer says it’ll draw shoppers to neighborhood

Press Release

It's a step landlord and developer Charles Irving, president of Davenport Properties, said will help existing businesses and lure new ones to the neighborhood. One criticism of MGM is that it has not, as promised, brought a retail rejuvenation to the surrounding neighborhood.

July 22, 2019

Market rate housing project begins at historic Willys-Overland in downtown Springfield

Press Release

SPRINGFIELD - City officials on Monday celebrated the start of an $11.5 million redevelopment of the Willys-Overland building on Chestnut Street in the downtown, slated for conversion to market-rate apartments and retail.

March 24, 2019

Historic church in MGM Springfield casino footprint to get 2nd life as restaurant

Press Release

SPRINGFIELD - The historic First Spiritualist Church currently on Bliss Street in the city's South End will get a second lease on life as it is relocated on the grounds of the coming MGM Springfield casino.

January 30, 2019

Boston developer offers $300,000 for Springfield land as part of downtown apartments project at Willys-Overland building

Press Release

SPRINGFIELD -- A Boston company has offered to pay the city $300,000 for seven tax-title downtown lots on Worthington and Winter streets as part of a $13.8 million project for market rate apartments and retail space at the adjacent Willys-Overland building.