When a city's downtown is booming, people want to live and shop there. Living spaces and retail shops in Downtown Rockford are in higher demand right now, and on Wednesday a groundbreaking took place on a major development that will offer more of both.

Urban Equity Properties broke ground on a new development at 327 W Jefferson Street yesterday called CA Flats. The development is expected to be finished in December of 2020 and will feature ground-floor retail spaces, 18 upscale loft apartments, and 26 parking spaces.

 

Rockford's City Administrator Todd Cagnoni told WTVO that "the project will strengthen Rockford’s economy", and that is always good news for our community.

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