‘Monumental’ development proposed for Middletown

IT’S A PROJECT LE IKMIDDLETOWN HAS NEVER SEEN, AN INDOOR Amusement Park, AND EXTENSIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND CONRTCE PLACE, OUTDOOR WALKING, RESTAURANTS AND SHOPPING ON THE RIVER. >> SOME PEOPLE HAVE NEVER HEARD OF MIDDLOWN, ET OHIO AND NOW WANT A HOLLYWOOD HE.ER HELENA: THE PROPOSED PLAN IS CALLED HOLLYWOODLAND, THAT WOULD CONTAIN OVER 50 ACRES OF HISTORICAL DOWNTOWN AND $10,000 MORE INVESTMENT AND ATTRACTS MILLIONS O VISITORS ACCORDING TO THE CY.IT >> THE RESIDENTS WHO LIVE HERE DO NOT REPORT ABOUT THIS IS SHOCKING TO ME. HELENA: WILLIAM AND ROSENN LA IMO LIVE HERE AND FEEL BLINDED BY THE ANNOUNCEMENT. THE CITY COUNCIL HEARS IT TONIGHT. >> IT WOULD INFLUENCE THE OWNERS AND IT WOULD BE A KINDNESS TO ACHIEVE. >> HE HAS A HOUSE AND PROPERTIES FEET OF DEVELOPMENT. HE SAYS NEIGHBORS CAN BE WARNED. >>4 9 PAGES IN A 164 PEAG PDF FRIDAY NIGHT WHEN GOVERNMENT AGENESCI WAS ISSUE AND INFORMATION — INFORMATION THEY BURIED FROM THE AUDIENCE. HELENA: OTHERS FEEL IT DOES NOT REPRESENT WHAT MIDDLETOWN IS AND HAS ALWAYS BEEN. >> I WOULD SEE THE MONEY PUT INTO THE LOCAL BUSINESSES THAT STARTED THE REBUILDING OF THE MIDDLE CITY YEARS AND YEARS AGO. >> AN IMPORTANT CONCERT PLACE FOR INTERNATIONALLY PRIMIZED ARTISTS, WILL WE GO AGAINST THWI CINCINNATI, DAYTON AND COLUMBUS? WHY DO WE NOT SUPPORT PLESAC HERE? HELENA: THE CITY OF WODUL USES $7.5 MILLION IN US RESCUE PLAN MONEY FOR DESIGN AND ENGINEERING. IN TWO WEEKS THE PROJECT will be voted on. AS YOU CAN TELL ME, MANY PEOPLE TALKING TO THE AUDIT DO NOT HAVE THE BEST FEELING ABOUT THE PROJECT, BUT SOME PEOPLE STAND UP AND SAY THEY BELIEVE MIDDLETOWN CAN BENEFIT FROM A SOME REDEVELOPMENT. THEY JUST DON’T THINK THIS IS THE RIGHT PLAN. NO FINAL DECISIONS HAVE BEEN MADE BUT CITY WORKERS THINK THIS COULD BE GREAT AND PUT MIDDLETOWN ON THE MAP.

Hollywoodland: proposed development in Middletown with theme park

A proposed $1.3 billion so-called “super development” would transform downtown Middletown, with an indoor amusement park, concert venue, multiple hotels and a movie studio. Dubbed Hollywoodland, the mixed-use development would be the first of its kind in the nation, spanning more than 50 acres along the Great Miami River. The Middletown City Council will vote to pass an ordinance authorizing a purchase, sale, and development agreement with Main Street Community Capital LLC. That vote is scheduled for Oct. 21, after a presentation Tuesday about the entertainment district of Main Street Community Capital LLC and their development partners. The new development is expected to include: a premier destination hotel and an adjacent public convention center with rooftop bar, themed restaurant(s) and various amenities.A second family hotel and water park.A third boutique hotel in the redeveloped First National Bank building.A large indoor entertainment and concert venue for major, national and international acclaimed performers and touring Broadway productions. An indoor theme park with multiple themed rides, virtual reality experiences, immersive entertainment options and integrated shopping, food and beverage. than 3,000 places.Middle construction on site luxury apartment units and/or condominiums.A permanent pre-and post-production film studio sound stages and supporting offices and infrastructure. Multiple restaurants, bars, brewpubs and cafes, and a likely comedy club. Integrated fashion, electronic, lifestyle, convenience and recreational retail. City officials say the development will create thousands of new jobs and more than $1 billion in private investment, bringing an estimated 3.5 million annual visitors to Middletown. “This will be a transformational redevelopment opportunity for Middletown that emerged from a redevelopment study for our riverfront property. It will encompass more than 50 acres of our historic downtown,” said city manager Jim Palenick. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take full advantage of a host of local, urban, state and federal incentives that we’ve found a way to access, and in turn, the future of our city ​​change.” approved, the city will use $7.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for pre-construction design, engineering, financial structuring and other pre-closing, due-diligence efforts.

A proposed $1.3 billion so-called “super development” would transform downtown Middletown, with an indoor amusement park, concert venue, multiple hotels and a movie studio.

Dubbed Hollywoodland, the mixed-use development would be the first of its kind in the nation, spanning more than 50 acres along the Great Miami River.

The Middletown City Council will vote to pass an ordinance authorizing a purchase, sale, and development agreement with Main Street Community Capital LLC.

That vote is scheduled for Oct. 21, after a presentation Tuesday about the entertainment district of Main Street Community Capital LLC and their development partners.

The new development is expected to include:

  • A premier destination hotel and adjacent public convention center with rooftop bar, themed restaurant(s) and various amenities.
  • A second family oriented hotel and water park.
  • A third boutique hotel in the adaptively redeveloped First National Bank building.
  • A major indoor entertainment and concert venue for major nationally and internationally renowned performers and touring Broadway productions.
  • An indoor amusement park with multiple themed attractions, virtual reality experiences, immersive entertainment options and integrated shopping, food and drink.
  • Structured and integrated underground deck parking (public property) of no less than 3,000 spaces.
  • On-site mid-rise luxury apartment units and/or condominiums.
  • A permanent pre- and post-production film studio with soundstages and support offices and infrastructure.
  • Multiple restaurants, bars, brewpubs and cafes, and probably a comedy club.
  • Integrated retailing of fashion, electronics, lifestyle, convenience and recreation.

City officials say the development would create thousands of new jobs and more than $1 billion in private investment, bringing an estimated 3.5 million annual visitors to Middletown.

“This will be a transformational redevelopment opportunity for Middletown that emerged from a redevelopment study for our riverfront property. It will encompass more than 50 acres of our historic downtown,” said city manager Jim Palenick. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take full advantage of a host of local, city, state and federal incentives that we’ve found a way to access, and in turn, the future of change our city.”

If approved, the city will use $7.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for pre-construction design, engineering, financial structuring and other pre-closing, due-diligence efforts.

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