Rexburg welcomes new housing complex, businesses

The Cedars are part of a new development in Hemming Village and is located across from Brigham Young University – Idaho’s campus in Rexburg | Sydney Jensen, KID NewsRadio

REXBURG, Idaho — Community leaders and the public welcomed a new housing complex and several businesses to Rexburg during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, September 10.

“This is a wonderful place to live, it’s a wonderful place to raise families,” Richie Webb, President of Hemming Village, said. “When we first started this project, it really wasn’t about, you know, how do we make the most money or how do you do that side of this business. But, what can we do that will help enhance and elevate this community and so everything that we’ve tried to do has been high quality, a place that people can come and feel comfortable in and feel like they’re pleased to be part of this community.”

Hemming Village now includes a new complex called The Cedars, and with it several new businesses including Five Guys, Idaho Central Credit Union and a Biomat Plasma Donation center. The development is part of an ever expanding section of Rexburg, with more buildings under construction directly next to the new structures.

“Rexburg has been booming,” Christopher Mann, CEO of the Rexburg Chamber of Commerce, told KID NewsRadio. “Hemming Village is a great example of that. It’s a mix of single housing, married housing, as well as retail. The new restaurants coming in, the Deseret Book that has been there across the street, the clothing outlets…that not only the community can take advantage of, but make it very accessible to the college student.”

View a gallery of the open house and the new development, below.