For The Publix Good. . .


On Tomorrow night’s CRA agenda the new Publix on Dixie Hwy. will be dicussed and put to a vote to approve the contract. Here are the broad strokes:

12 Million dollar project includes construction of 29,000 square foot building.

Publix will create  90 jobs;  40 full time 50 part time.

100 new jobs during construction.

Estimated operational impact 12 million dollars in economic activity per year.

CRA Targeted incentive;  500k to help defray the costs of infrastructure improvements.

Publix Submits Permits no later than 180 days after site plan approval.

Publix must commence construction within 6 months of permits being issued.

Publix must close on acquisition of property on or before May 25, 2010.

CRA staff estimates within first 5 years of opening the CRA will receive 400K in TIF revenue ;  in ten years 849k and 1.3 million in 15 years.

Here are the renderings of the building and site plan:

Click on images to enlarge.

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GGGGGGGG

Bring your thoughts and comments to the CRA meeting tomorrow night at 6 PM.  Let’s hope our new Publix incorporates neighborhood friendly features like they did in Fort Myers, see below.

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Neighborhood friendly streetscape.

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3 Comments on “For The Publix Good. . .”

  1. alex cascella Says:

    IT’S ABOUT TIME!!!!!! THINK THIS IS A GREAT ASSET TO OUR COMUNITY! WELCOME TOO 2009 LAKE WORTH NOW FIX BEACH

  2. Larry Randall Says:

    Hope Publix will put the locals to work, we need more jobe and tax revinue. I am for this 100%

  3. Jay Says:

    This is a long time coming. Thanks to the Staff and members of the Board that made this happen. Do not let the City Commission screw this up. Pass it – pass it- pass it and lets hope the CRA continues its good works!


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