Advertisements
LATEST STORIES

Bristol Hospital seeks another extension on former mall site redevelopment

Former mall sign. Photo (c) Mike Uchalid

Former mall sign. Photo (c) Mike Uchalid

BRISTOL — One year-ago Renaissance Downtowns ended its contract with the city to redevelopment the former mall site.

When Renaissance skipped town, Bristol Hospital proposed to build a four-story 150,000-square-foot medical office building on the corner of Main Street and Riverside Ave.

With a seemingly positive approval from the public and city officials, the hospital’s expansion on the former mall site was on the fast track to become a reality back in May.

Since then the Hospital has asked for multiple extensions on their feasibility period.

The Bristol Press recently reported “During the winter months, the proposals for the hospital project and the rest of the development will be mired down in paperwork.”

The Hospital proposal could be a $50 million deal that would take up five acres on the former mall site.

The building could bring 250 or more employees downtown. It would also bring patients and others on a daily basis to the building.

The City will hold a special Council meeting this week to discuss another three-month extension requested by the Hospital.

Once the Hospital deal is approved, the city can divide the remaining parcel into smaller lots and provide new roads and city blocks.

The goal is to sell smaller parcels like an industrial park.

Advertisements

ABOUT THE BRISTOL ROUNDUP

The Roundup is a popular magazine style publication covering local news, events and information about the greater Bristol Connecticut area. The Roundup, started by Bristol native Mike Uchalid currently has over 5,400 subscriptions and a local social media following of over 50,000 readers across multiple sites, pages and groups. The Roundup provides accurate information, events, news and so much more. We hope you enjoy the site!

MORE NEWS FROM ROUNDUP PARTNER: FOX 61

Above and beyond! Officer unclogs street drains in bare feet during flooding

Above and beyond! Officer unclogs street drains in bare feet during flooding

FREMONT, Ohio — Two police officers in Fremont, Ohio went above and beyond the call of duty on Friday as it “rained cats and dogs,” according to WJW. A post on the Fremont Police Department’s Facebook page shows a photo of one officer in his bare feet trying to unclog grates and drains to get water moving on the road. The Facebook post says:  “Good evening Fremont! As you all know its been raining “cats and dogs” out there today. And […]

5 injured after scaffolding collapses into NYC street

5 injured after scaffolding collapses into NYC street

NEW YORK — Multiple people were injured when scaffolding fell onto a SoHo street Sunday morning according to PIX11 news. The Department of Buildings was called after receiving reports of a sidewalk shed collapse in front of a 12-story commercial office building on 568 Broadway, near Prince Street, sources tell PIX11 News. Four people suffered minor injuries, and one suffered a moderate injury from the incident, NYPD said. The Department of Buildings is investigating. The sidewalk shed was installed in […]

Chicago will sue U.S. Steel over toxic metal spill into Lake Michigan

Chicago will sue U.S. Steel over toxic metal spill into Lake Michigan

CHICAGO — Chicago is taking legal action against U.S. Steel after the company dumped more toxic metal into Lake Michigan last month according to WGNTV. In late October, nearly 60 pounds of chromium leaked into a Lake Michigan tributary after a wastewater treatment system malfunctioned at the U.S. Steel factory in northwest Indiana. It was the second time it’s happened in the past six months. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says U.S. Steel tried to keep the spill a secret, requesting “confidential […]

Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans after dozens of reported injuries

Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans after dozens of reported injuries

Honda is recalling 900,000 Odyssey minivans after receiving 46 reports of injuries related to a problem that causes second-row seats to fall forward. The company announced the recall, which includes models from 2011 to 2017, on Saturday. 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the U.S. Honda is offering instructions on its website on how to correctly latch the seats to correct the safety issue. Click here for instructions on what to do if you own one of these […]

Comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s