On March 2, 2022, Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour announced that Southway Centre, the retail strip at 3705 S. Madison Street in south Muncie, is set to get a new name, new look and new businesses in an expansive redevelopment project to bring jobs and visitors to the area. The newly named plaza, The Markets on Madison, is to get a fresh look with cosmetic upgrades, outdoor lighting, and a kids’ play area. Plans include adding a mix of restaurants, businesses and retail to the nearly 19 acres of real estate. A grocery store is also in the works, according to the initial press release.
Mayor Ridenour’s audio update broadcast on October 17, 2022