By Jennifer Srock
Is Phoenix Mart Really Advancing?
According to Mayor Bob Jackson, the only hold up for this project is the processing time for an EB-5 application. When the project began, the processing time through Washington was only 2 months. It is now 8 months to get through the process which has added 6 months of a delay. Ground breaking is now planned to take place by the end of 2013 with an estimated opening day in February of 2014.
- Phoenix Mart
- Sam’s Club
- Ritchie Brother’s International Heavy Equipment
Also find out about the renovation of the downtown library, dispatch center, $3.5 million reconstruction of Downtown Florence Street and development of the Community Recreation Center as well as the Downtown cleanup of the junkyards just south of the railroad tracks.