Over a year since purchasing building, Marine City looks for contractor to renovate new city hall

Marine City officials are looking for a contractor to renovate for the building slated to be the new city hall — a year and a half after the site was first purchased.

a sign on the side of a road: Marine City officials closed on a new building for city offices, located at 260 S. Parker St., moving the offices out of the Guy Community Center.

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Marine City officials closed on a new building for city offices, located at 260 S. Parker St., moving the offices out of the Guy Community Center.

On Thursday, the City Commission OK’d putting out a request for proposals for work outfitting 260 S. Parker St. The 6,500-square-feet space was previously a fitness center and needs to be redeveloped into offices and a public meeting room.


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It’s the latest step of many since commissioners began looking for alternatives to the city’s current offices, 303 S. Water St., marking 14 years of occupying what was meant to be a temporary home.

According to the RFP, renovations would include demolition, plumbing and electrical upgrades, and

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Yorkshire property: the luxurious west wing of Birthwaite Hall in Darton is up for sale

Located in the charming village of Darton in South Yorkshire, the luxurious west wing of Birthwaite Hall awaits. The grade II listed property is part of the historic estate and is one of only two homes within the Hall, providing a wonderfully secluded spot to live a glamorous lifestyle. Currently on the market for £550,000, take a look inside to see what more than half a million can get you.

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Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame: Newmark’s Kooperman

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News inducts a new class into its Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame. Today we look at the busy career of Cory Kooperman, director with the Columbus office of Newmark.

Cory Kooperman has been a leader in the Columbus commercial real estate market for nearly two decades. This industry vet, a director with the Columbus, Ohio, office of Newmark, has worked with some of the bigger names in the office space while earning a reputation for honesty, ethics, hard work and deal-making skills.

Kooperman, a specialist in office and healthcare real estate, works with clients ranging from large national corporate tenants to locally grown firms. Her ability to meet deadlines and consistently find the best deals has led to a long list of customers who keep coming back to Kooperman. This repeat business, of course, is the key to any successful career in commercial

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Molly McConnell and Justin Hall | Weddings

Molly McConnell and Justin Hall

The Wedding Pavilion at Black Canyon Inn in Estes Park, Colo., was the site of the Aug. 3, 2020, marriage of Molly Ruth McConnell and Justin Evan Hall.

Molly is the daughter of William and Linda McConnell of Grand Island. Justin is the son of Randy and Stacey Hall of York. Grandparents of the bride were the late William and Marguerite McConnell of Loveland, Colo. and the late Wayne and Ruth Kinsey of Franklin, Neb. Grandparents of the groom are Larry and Bonnie Cudaback of Exeter and the late Ray and Bernice Hall of Exeter.

Officiating the ceremony was the Rev. Dawn Welch, aunt of the groom. Serving as maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Rachel McConnell, from Lincoln, Neb. Best man was Jason Hoff of Lincoln.

Molly graduated from Grand Island Senior High and Nebraska Wesleyan with a degree in elementary education. She obtained a master’s degree in

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