Regional Leaders to Host Ribbon Cutting For Metro Landing of Swansea


$11 million development providing transportation options and independence for seniors is on track to be fully occupied by end of March

SWIDA, Bywater Development Group and Bi-State Development will celebrate the grand opening of the $11 million Metro Landing of Swansea (228 Metro Way, Swansea, IL 62226) on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10:00.

Expected attendees include James Nations, chairman of the Southwestern Illinois Development Authority (SWIDA); Mike Lundy, executive director of SWIDA; Taulby Roach, president and chief executive officer of Bi-State Development; Mokhtee Ahmad, regional administrator, Region VII of the Federal Transit Administration; Illinois State Representative Jay Hoffman; Swansea Mayor Mike Leopold; Representatives from Bywater Development Group and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), and other stakeholders and guests.

This brand-new transit-oriented development is providing senior apartment living immediately adjacent to the Swansea MetroLink Station and MetroBikeLink Trail in Swansea, Ill. The three-story complex features 62 affordable one- and two-bedroom apartments for active seniors seeking an independent lifestyle with convenient access to restaurants, retail, entertainment venues, recreational locations, employment centers and medical facilities around the bi-state region. The event will feature brief remarks, light refreshments and a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the project, which is on track to be fully occupied before the end of March.

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