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River City Renaissance Project nears cure deadline

IA Mason City project is years in the making and has yet see a shovel break ground, but hope may be around the corner.

Posted: Sep 21, 2018 10:52 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa - It is a Mason City project years in the making and has yet to see a shovel break ground.

The River City Renaissance Project aims to bring new attractions to the downtown area including an arena, skywalk, museum, and more.

This moring, the turned in some important documents to the Iowa Economic Development Authority, but the project is still at a standstill as city officials wait on the developer to provide more documentatin on how they would finance the project.

The deadline for the current "cure period" is Oct. 22.

"We're very excited, along with the partners, where this project is going and we're hopeful that if, and when, we come out the other side of that cure period, that we're able to move forward and continue to make this project a reality," said Aaron Burnett, City Administrator.

If an agreement is not reached by the ebnd of this cure period, the city would be able to hire another developer.

Anyone with question on the River City Renaissance Project is encouraged to contact the city or its partners.

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