05 Sep 2019

A downtown Temple landmark will get a new look as renovations are planned. Renovations of the old SPJST Building were the main topic of a Thursday Coffee Talk meeting at Benny’s Ristorante Italiano in downtown Temple. Both the developer and architect of the project addressed the crowd. “We want to start something this year for […]

28 Feb 2019

Development in downtown Temple is experiencing a rise of private investment with over $8 million in projects announced within the past 3 months. The City of Temple is aggressively pursuing private investment by offering matching grant funds. Each of the three projects announced will renovate an existing building in downtown; highlighting the historic beauty while […]

25 Feb 2019

On Thursday evening, City Council adopted a resolution authorizing a development agreement to provide Strategic Investment Zone (SIZ) grant funding for development of downtown property at 108 N. Main Street. The City of Temple is committed to establishing long-term economic vitality in SIZ corridors, encouraging redevelopment and diversification.  Downtown Temple is designated as its own […]

12 Feb 2019

Temple City Council adopted a resolution authorizing amendments to a development agreement to increase Strategic Investment Zone (SIZ) grant funding for development of downtown properties at 110 and 112 South 1st St. The City of Temple is committed to establishing long-term economic vitality in SIZ corridors, encouraging redevelopment and diversification.  “Temple’s Downtown Area is located […]

07 Dec 2018

At its December 6 meeting, the Temple City Council approved an economic development agreement between the City, Temple Historic Arcadia Theatre, Inc., and Turner Behringer Development Company (“TB”) for the redevelopment of the Hawn Hotel, Arcadia Theater, and the Sears Building properties in downtown Temple. This project will redevelop approximately 85,000 square feet of historic buildings in […]