She said construction will begin soon now that the CRA abatement was approved.
The project was reviewed by Franklin City Council’s Economic Development Committee, which supported the CRA property tax abatement proposal. Last December, council approved rezoning the property earlier this year.
The building at 675 E. Second St. was a Loan Max business, which closed and vacated the premises in early 2020 with several months left on its lease. Over the years, the building also served as a location for Clark’s Pharmacy and before that was a Hardee’s restaurant.