Some century-old Davenport warehouses have been renovated for residential and commercial use. Y & J Properties and Insight Management will offer tours Friday afternoon of the Gordon-Van Tine buildings on Federal Street.
The Clinton Regional Development Corporation is well on its way to raising the money it needs for the next five years. Thursday leaders announced donations from the private sector exceed one million dollars, and the public phase of the campaign will begin in December. The overall goal is 2.5 million dollars.
A five year, multi-million dollar investment in downtown Moline may soon start to pay off for a local company. Heart of America Group, which owns hotels and restaurants in several states, will officially open the Axis Hotel on Thursday.
Preparing for what it calls "crowds of eager holiday shoppers," JC Penney will hold its second annual National Hiring Day on Tuesday. The company has announced plans to hire 37,000 seasonal workers for a variety of jobs.
Nearly six months after the Mississippi River flooded dozens of Davenport companies, most of them are back in business. The Downtown Davenport Partnership says 75 to 80 companies across the Quad Cities were impacted by the flood, with about 35 of them located in downtown Davenport.
Workers at two John Deere plants in the Quad Cities will soon lose their jobs. Tuesday the company announced indefinite layoffs for about 50 production workers at the Harvester Works in East Moline, and 113 at the Davenport Works.