Ground Breaking for Hillcrest Apartments and Townhomes

Orange City will be conducting a groundbreaking for a new apartment and townhouse project on the south edge of Orange City, the event will take place on Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:00 am. The new development will be located in the Puddle Jumper #9 housing addition and the groundbreaking ceremony will take place on 15th St SE

“We have been looking into a location in Orange City for quite some time and we are very excited to join the Orange City community!” stated Steve Boote, Eagle Construction President.

Daryl Beltman, President of the Orange City Development Corporation added, “The Orange City Development Corporation is excited to partner with Eagle Construction to provide additional housing options for our community.  We appreciate their significant investment in Orange City.”

Hillcrest Apartments LLC. will build a 3 story 46 unit apartment building that will consist of one and two bedroom apartments and feature a community room and elevator. There will also be up to 4 townhomes (8 total units) that will have 2 or 3 bedrooms with garages. This will represent a nearly $5.2 million dollar capital investment in Orange City. Eagle Construction of Sioux Falls South Dakota is the general contractor for the project. The projected completion date is set for August 2019.

Boote added, “We are very pleased with how the project came together and hope we can help to address a portion of the housing needs in Orange City. The ability to work with forward-thinking community leaders that have a created an atmosphere to make development a priority has made this project a reality”

This new development will help to bring more housing options to Orange City and fill a need for workers that local industry is calling for. Expanded housing options have been a focus of community leaders in Orange City for many years.