A Look at Medford’s Urban Renewal

MEDFORD, Ore. — Empty storefronts and few visitors have plagued downtown Medford for years. City officials have been working to change that, but now the Medford Urban Renewal Agency (MURA), has spent its last few dollars for downtown projects. In the report above, NewsWatch 12′s Kasey Kershner reports on where the city is now and … Continue reading »

“One West Main” Project Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new construction project in Medford has officials hoping it will anchor the downtown area, and provide a boost to the economy. Developers broke ground on the project Friday afternoon. Over the next year, the parking garage on West Main and Fir Streets will undergo a big change. It’s going to be … Continue reading »

Lithia Commons Construction Update

MEDFORD, Ore. — Another phase in the downtown Lithia Commons project is nearing completion. The project manager says crews are finishing work on the first park block outside the commons building. The spot along Bartlett Street is being transformed into an area with a playground, walkways, and shaded locations. The first park block is set to … Continue reading »

Medford Downtown Proposal

MEDFORD, Ore. — Downtown Medford could look a little different, at least between West Main and 8th streets. Pacific Retirement Services, Procare Software, and Rogue Disposal and Recycling announced they’re going in on a proposal together to build a new office retail building on the site surrounding the Evergreen parking structure. They’d each get a … Continue reading »