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Farmers State Bank coming to new Johnson County

By Park Place / August 21, 2019

Farmers State Bank (FSB) has announced plans to build a new full-service bank in the Park Place and The Ders Group development in Tiffin on a 1.5 acre corner lot. The new bank will be located at 1600 North Park Road, directly across from a two-acre green space park which will serve as a community…

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Farmers State Bank to build its first Johnson County branch in Tiffin

By Park Place / August 21, 2019

Farmers State Bank will be entering the Johnson County market next year with a branch in Tiffin. The Marion-based bank has announced plans to build a full-service office on a one- to five-acre lot at 1600 N. Park Rd. in the Park Place and the Ders Group development. Construction will begin in spring of 2020, with a projected fall…

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Fleet Farm coming to Tiffin’s Park Place development

By Park Place / May 8, 2019

The 265-acre mixed-use Park Place development in Tiffin will have its first big commercial tenant later this year. Fleet Farm will be built on a 25-acre site acquired by a developer off Park Road and south of the Forevergreen Road interchange coming to I-380. The project includes a convenience store, car wash and a multi-line retail…

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Fleet Farm to build $35 million Tiffin store

By Park Place / May 1, 2019

Park Place development set for 265 acres Fleet Farm is projected to start work on a new $35 million location in the Park Place mixed-use development in Tiffin. Developer Scott Andersen of North Liberty-based Ders Group told city council members at a Tuesday work session that Fleet Farm will become Park Place’s first big box…

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Interstate projects trigger population & development growth in northern Johnson County

By Park Place / January 27, 2019

TIFFIN — The completion of the new Forevergreen Road/Interstate 380 connection this coming fall and the replacement of the I-80/I-380 interchange, a project tentatively scheduled through 2024, are expected to trigger multiple developments and population spikes in northern Johnson County.  Just west of the Forevergreen Road interchange, the city of Tiffin is working to complete its…

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Ders Group Underway on $275M Mixed-Use Development in Tiffin, Iowa

By Park Place / January 25, 2019

TIFFIN, IOWA — The Ders Group is underway on the development of Park Place in Tiffin, about 10 miles west of Iowa City. The $275 million mixed-use development will be situated on 400 acres. In addition to retail and office space, plans call for approximately 2,000 apartment units and 200 single-family lots. The Ders Group,…

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Developers boast retail & housing opportunities in Tiffin with Park Place Development.

By Park Place / January 8, 2019

TIFFIN, Iowa (CBS2/ FOX 28) — Iowa’s fastest growing city has plans to get even bigger. Corridor developers, The Ders Group, are working on a new 265-acre mixed used project in Tiffin, which will include retail, housing and entertainment. “It’s trying to prepare for what’s been in the making, the past few years,” said Alex Andersen,…

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Work ramps up in I-80/I-380 Interchange this Year

By Park Place / January 3, 2019

A $50 million federal grant could shave as much as a year or more off the construction of a new Interstate 80 and Interstate 380 interchange. Cathy Cutler, transportation planner with the Iowa Department of Transportation District 6 office in Cedar Rapids, said the state still is determining how the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant,…

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Tiffin’s Growth ready to Explode!

By Park Place / December 28, 2018

Developer plans spring construction for Park Place, already has a large retailer signed More than 400 acres of land have been accumulated for a mixed-use project, as well as for future growth, near the juncture of Tiffin, Coralville and North Liberty, by the new Forevergreen Road interchange on Interstate 380. Ders Group of North Liberty…

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Interchanges trigger commercial surge in Tiffin

By Park Place / June 27, 2018

The pace of commercial development has lagged residential development in Tiffin, the Johnson County community east of Coralville that was Iowa’s fastest growing city in 2017, but that will change this summer. Work is progressing on the new Forevergreen Road interchange on Interstate 380 that will create a new gateway to Tiffin, and on the replacement of the I-80/380 interchange which…

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