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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Alcohol Beverage Control Board plans to spend more than $1 million to buy a piece of land for its new headquarters.

The ABC Board approved the $1.2 million purchase of 12.63 acres near the intersection of Market Street and Judges Road in Wilmington. The deal should close in 30 days.

The ABC Board plans to use the land for its main distribution center, a second major outlet for sales to mixed beverage permit holders and administrative offices.

Once the new facility is built, the ABC Board plans to renovate its current building at 523 S. 17th Street. That building will be an expanded retail store, along with an outlet for sales to mixed beverage permit holders and for storage.

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6 Comments on "New Hanover ABC to buy 12+ acres for new headquarters"


Guest 1492
2015 years 8 months ago

Let me spell it out for you: M-O-N-O-P-O-L-Y.

Guest2020
2015 years 8 months ago

If we were talking groceries or medication I might sympathize with any “high prices” (I take your word for that), but since alcoholic beverages are not a necessity, then I couldn’t care less what they charge.

paddycoz
2015 years 8 months ago

The question should be, “will this new move reduce the high prices they charge for their products”?

guesty
2015 years 8 months ago

What current/former politician or friend of owns the property?

Guest taxer
2015 years 8 months ago

According to the NHC tax site and NC Secretary of States office, Jon Vincent and Worsley as in the Scotchman store chain own the property.

Guest so u know
2015 years 8 months ago

vincent was in the land business with lee cowper,they were calledd four corners property !!!!

 

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