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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.

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