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Incentives move cold storage project at port forward
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 3:58pm.

video USA InvestCo plans to create 100 jobs and invest more than $15 million in a new cold storage facility at the Port of Wilmington according to Governor McCrory's office. The company is developing the Port of Wilmington Cold Storage facility (PWCS), a 75,000-square-foot cold storage facility that will store locally produced pork, poultry, fruits and vegetables. PWCS could eventually be expanded to 300,000 square feet depending on demand.

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Wilmington City Council will discuss spending almost $4 million on downtown property Tuesday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:37pm.

Wilmington City Council is scheduled to have a public hearing Tuesday to consider buying 6.63 acres of property along the northern downtown riverfront. The city says the price tag now is $3.7 million. We've also been told multiple times by the city that it doesn't know where that money will come from.

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Ballpark public hearing date set, deal still up in the air
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 10:14pm.

video The City of Wilmington continues to inch closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league baseball team to the Port City. City leaders held a special meeting Tuesday night to set a public hearing for a bond referendum.

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ONLY ON 3: Developer says he can build ballpark for less
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 4:30pm.

video Tonight Wilmington City Council will discuss a bond referendum of up to $42 million to build a ballpark. But one developer says he can build it for much less.

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ONLY ON 3: Business owner explains push for privately-funded ballpark
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 05/11/2012 - 4:13pm.

video Baseball continues to be the talk of the Port City, especially how to pay for a proposed ballpark. Now some business owners have joined the push against taxpayer money for the stadium. The Privately Funded Baseball Alliance says no matter where the ballpark goes, the city does not need to pay for it.

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Schoninger turns down offer to buy land for ballpark, will reconsider
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 10:33pm.

video Chuck Schoninger, CEO of USA InvestCo, who also owns land along the Wilmington riverfront near PPD, says the offer he got nearly three months ago was just not good enough. Not only was the price not right, Schoninger also says he wasn't sure the group making the offers had the best intentions at heart.

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Company linked to proposed baseball stadium on delinquent property tax list
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 8:52pm.

The property owners of where the proposed baseball stadium could land have struck out on their taxes.

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ONLY ON 3: Developer talks about ballpark plan, opposition starts Facebook group
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:51pm.

video The city is not the only one stepping up to the plate when it comes to embracing the construction of a new baseball stadium downtown. Today, the developer met with the Wilmington Area Hospitality Association to discuss his plans, which he says will change the city.

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