/Jake Forbes

About Jake Forbes

Realtor | Owner at Signal Oak Real Estate and proud member of the Baldwin City Economic Development Corporation

Fall Parade of Homes

Fall Parade of Homes will kickoff this Saturday, November 17th, from 12-4pm in Baldwin City, KS. Baldwin City residents will have the chance to view 4 featured single family homes in various stages of the construction process. The event is free, open to the public, and an excellent educational opportunity to build your housing industry expertise by learning about the residential construction process from the ground up. There will be Realtors and Builders on site to answer questions and teach yo [...]

By |2018-11-15T17:39:20+00:00November 15th, 2018|News|

Douglas County Commission Candidate Forum

On November 1st, Baldwin City Economic Development partnered with the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce to host the Douglas County Commission candidate forum. The forum featured Douglas County Commission candidates from the 2nd and 3rd districts. Kevin Surbaugh covered the forum for the Baldwin City Gazette. Read the Full Story [...]

By |2018-10-11T01:42:44+00:00November 4th, 2016|News|

Douglas State Fishing Lake

Baldwin City has many outdoor recreational spots within a short drive.  One of those public areas is the Douglas State Fishing Lake.  Located just over the Northeast border of town, the Douglas State Fishing Lake provides opportunities for fishing, boating, biking, and hiking.  In 2014, Baldwin City Economic Development contributed $10,000 for the construction of a walking trail around the lake.  BCED believes a healthy and happy citizens are key to economic development. [...]

By |2018-10-10T18:53:48+00:00October 28th, 2016|News|

Train Excursion Fundraiser

Baldwin City Economic Development understands the vital role tourism plays in our community. On September 22, BCED and Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce sponsored a train excursion fundraiser for Midland Railway and Kansas Belle Dinner Train. Guests enjoyed a leisurely ride to Norwood where they were treated to a delicious meal from Moose's Backwoods BBQ. The evening continued with live bluegrass music! $4000 was raised and donated to the two train organizations to build reserves for maintenance [...]

By |2018-10-10T18:24:53+00:00October 28th, 2016|News|

Rainbow Experience Preschool

For over 50 years, Rainbow Experience Preschool has provided high quality early childhood education for the Baldwin City community. On October 20th 2016, community members gathered for a ribbon cutting to celebrate Rainbow Experience owning its building! In addition to preschool classes, Rainbow now offers licensed "all-day" daycare. Baldwin City Economic Development donated $10,000 to help Rainbow launch its daycare program. BCED also assisted with their capital campaign to raise an additional [...]

By |2018-10-10T18:11:50+00:00October 27th, 2016|News|