Should Chains Receive Tax Money To Open In Downtown?

December 19, 2014 28 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

A Downtown Investment Authority program intended to help recruit retailers to downtown has resulted into two sandwich chains applying for incentives to open in downtown storefronts. One local developer believes this money should be set aside for local businesses. What's your opinion?

120 East Forsyth Street - $100,000 request

Jersey Mike's Subs - SunTrust Tower at 76 South Laura Street - $28,000

Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches - 201 North Laura Street - $24,000

Urban Grind Coffee Company - 45 West Bay Street - $17,000

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