Plan for redevelopment at Kmart site clears another hurdle

According to the Rome News-Tribune, the Rome Redevelopment Agency has approved the R.H. Ledbetter Properties request for $1.9 million in Tax Allocation District financing to assist with redevelopment of the old Kmart property on Turner McCall Boulevard in Rome.

The construction plans call for replacing the nearly 190,000-square-foot Kmart with a total of 109,000 square feet in new retail and commercial development, the overwhelming amount of the proposed tenants being new to the market.

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