By Spectrum Info Workers Polk County
PUBLISHED 4: 46 PM ET Dec. 02, 2019 PUBLISHED 4: 46 PM EST Dec. 02, 2019
LAKELAND, Fla. — The Metropolis Council on Monday favorite the sale of an dilapidated fireplace dwelling lot on Lake Mirror for the enchancment of an eight-memoir high rise enlighten of job building.
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The property will be sold to Summit True Estate Holdings.
About 700 folks had signed a petition against the high rise, arguing that the property would block views and abet residents from enjoying a public gathering enlighten.
After the vote, Summit launched a press liberate that acknowledged: “We factor in this challenge will originate well-known financial benefits for downtown Lakeland, serving to to construct it even extra effective and entertaining than it already is, and are assured that our unique building will originate a welcome and attention-grabbing office for our staff and our stakeholders.”
The corporate acknowledged about 500 of its 750 staff will be located within the unique facility.
Summit acknowledged it anticipates groundbreaking within the spring, with the outlet tentative scheduled for the autumn of 2021.
The council vote used to be 5-2 in favor of the sale.
The deal is done! It handed 5 to 2, Troller &McCarkey balloting against. Ideal one member of the final public spoke out against it. Summit acknowledged they’re pondering the chance.@BN9 pic.twitter.com/3ivQvFyI1Z
— Erin Murray Bay Info 9 (@emurray1) December 2, 2019