TAD approved at Kmart site in Rome

The Rome Redevelopment Agency has approved the creation of a Tax Allocation District involving three parcels being developed by Ledbetter Properties. The agency will meet again soon to consider a specific proposal from the company for financial assistance to further the development of what is being called the East Bend retail center, the Rome News-Tribune reports.

Agency Chairman John Pillsbury said new sales tax revenue, coupled with the visual appeal of a new shopping district on one of Rome’s primary highway arteries, would only enhance what others coming into the community perceive of Rome as they come into town.

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