Fort Wayne City Council tonight approved a request of $10 million in Legacy funding to assist with the construction investment for the first phase of riverfront development. City Council also approved The Hagerman Group, a construction management and general construction company based in Fort Wayne, to be construction manager on the project.

“I’m encouraged by this evening’s vote as we came together united to approve Legacy funding for riverfront development,” said Mayor Tom Henry. “Investing in our riverfront will assist us in the continued efforts to make Fort Wayne a point of destination. The positive momentum and excitement we’re experiencing in our community and region will be enhanced by our collective commitment to developing the riverfront.”

(December 8, 2016) Progress continues to be made on riverfront development efforts. The Riverfront Advisory Committee on Tuesday reviewed updated Riverfront Development designs and has unanimously recommended that the Park Board approve the Final Phase One Riverfront Development Designs. The Park Board will consider the recommendation during today’s 4 pm meeting at the Botanical Conservatory.

(December 5, 2016) Progress continues to be made on riverfront development efforts. The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department will recommend The Hagerman Group, a construction management and general construction company based in Fort Wayne, to be construction manager of the first phase of riverfront development. This recommendation is subject to Park Board and City Council approval.

(October 31, 2016) Mayor Tom Henry today joined community leaders and riverfront advocates to announce a request of $10 million in Legacy funding will be made to assist with the construction investment for the first phase of riverfront development.