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We Made It – Thank You Cadillac!

We Made It – Thank You Cadillac!

Our community should be so proud of those who stepped up and rose to this challenge, helping fund The Market – and we did it with 2 days to spare! We now will receive a $50,000 match from the State of Michigan above and beyond what was donated over the past 28 days.
Stay tuned for details next week on a continued opportunity to donate using squares of the “concrete quilt” floor of the new market!

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Construction Update 9/12

Construction Update 9/12

Some exciting things have been happening in the Plaza the last few weeks! Final paving is scheduled for this Friday.  Pavement Markings are scheduled for Monday. So with that said, the parking lot will be barricaded off for those tasks.

We will need to have full access to the lots, Elks Avenue, and parking along Harris Street and Cass Street so we can get everything paved in 1 day. Parking spot striping will be fairly quick but we need to provide time for it to dry before allowing anyone to park in the spaces. Smears are not good! Thank You in advance for parking elsewhere those days.

The […]

*NEW* Cadillac Commons Merchandise Rewarded as Fundraising Incentives for The Market

*NEW* Cadillac Commons Merchandise Rewarded as Fundraising Incentives for The Market

With all the new changes in our downtown Lakeside district many residents and visitors are showing their excitement in support of the improvements. In order to incentivize potential donations to the fundraising efforts that are already underway, a few different options for merchandise will be available to the public.

Cadillac Commons Reusable Tote Bag

Cadillac Commons Window Decal

Also available for purchase at $500 each are colored cement squares within the uniquely designed “Concrete Quilt” floor of The Market! 

There are several different incentive levels for the donations to The Market, you can view them all at The Market’s Patronicity fundraising campaign page – click […]

The Market at Cadillac Commons to Feature a Unique Concrete Quilt

The Market at Cadillac Commons to Feature a Unique Concrete Quilt

The floor of The Market at Cadillac Commons is being designed to include a striking “concrete quilt”, it will prove to be a unique and defining feature of the structure. It will contain 207 (5’ X 5’) concrete squares exhibiting a color palette derived from the new branding design of the Cadillac Commons by Dani Renwick of Charmellow Design in Cadillac.

Each of the colored squares also doubles as an opportunity for local businesses and members of the community to invest in the project. The squares are now available for sponsorship during The Market’s Patronicity fundraising campaign – click here for details!

The concrete quilt design […]

Construction Update 8/24

Construction Update 8/24

You have probably noticed all the concrete going in this week. We have had much better
temperatures for placing concrete.  They will continue power washing and then will seal it like they
did the alley sidewalk.

The stone work began on one of the columns, that is being done locally by Positive
Chimney and looks great!

Some of the additional Splash Pad components have arrived and will be installed tomorrow! Remaining pieces are being shipped next week. Everything will be wrapping up quickly on the whole Plaza as parts come in.

The latest rendering of The Market has been released and it’s going to fit the site beautifully! There are […]

Construction & Crowdfunding Update – Elk Alley, Patronicity

Construction & Crowdfunding Update – Elk Alley, Patronicity

VIA MI NEWS 26

By Jacob Owens

Work on the Cadillac Commons project is continuing in downtown Cadillac – meaning some updates to Elk Avenue and a new crowdfunding project are both underway.

The alleyway behind several Mitchell Street businesses known as “Elk Avenue” has been modified and has now been officially designated as one way delivery lane for stores to bring in supplies and merchandise.

It was streamlined in order to provide more space for parking and accommodate the new plaza within the parking lot.

Also plans for the market which ties in with the project are underway, but the city is looking for […]

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for ‘The Market at Cadillac Commons’

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for ‘The Market at Cadillac Commons’

We are excited to announce our opportunity for a FREE $50,000 as a matching grant through MEDC and MSHDA’s
Public Spaces Community Places initiative!

MEDC PRESS RELEASE – 8/17/16
Cadillac’s park district will be transformed into a year-round destination featuring The Market at Cadillac Commons with the help of a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan State Housing Development Authority and City of Cadillac announced today. The campaign is being offered through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.
If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 by Sept 16, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MSHDA and […]

Construction Update 8/10

Construction Update 8/10

Materials are being delivered this week for installation starting next week. Elk alley was paved and the Harris Street
side parking lot was re-opened last week. Keep in mind that the alley is a one-way for business deliveries only!

We anticipate the pouring of concrete for the exterior of the splash pad to occur early next week. Bollards and light poles are being delivered soon for installation. The stone work detail is beginning on the arch, seating wall, and
fireplace. The landscapers and irrigation companies are ready to roll immediately following the concrete in the plaza area.

Below are the proposed sample banners that will be installed around the perimeter of the […]

Construction Update 8/3

Construction Update 8/3

This week we will be setting the concrete production schedule for the Plaza portion of the lot which includes the paving of the splash pad. Thankfully the weather has started to cool down which makes it much better for placing
concrete.

The stone work detail is ready to begin on the arch, seating wall, and fireplace. We have a few parts we are waiting on that are being shipped for the bollards, splash pad, and light poles.

Did you see the Cadillac News article showcasing the banner and the fireplace? They are going to be a stunning focal point for this gathering place in the community!

The coordinated banners […]

Cadillac Commons Update 6/30

Cadillac Commons Update 6/30

Curbs are in and the parking lot is being prepared to be paved! Thursday morning we will start to pave the base course of asphalt, it will take most of the day Friday. When the asphalt has cooled, it will be opened for parking for the weekend events!

The parking lots will be closed on and off as Elmer’s finishes construction and as the Plaza area, splash pad, fireplace, and amenities are being constructed/installed. At the very end of the project, a second course of asphalt
will be placed and then the parking spaces will be painted. You will see 10 handicap spaces at the access points which […]