Designer picked for Springboro shopping center development

The Springboro Flea Market was the last business in the Springboro IGA Plaza.
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The Springboro Flea Market was the last business in the Springboro IGA Plaza.

Springboro is expected to hire an architect who works with developer Larry Dillin to create a plan for redevelopment of the shopping center at the city’s central crossroads.

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On Thursday, the city council is scheduled to authorize the city manager to sign a contract with the James Paresi Design Studio to redesign the former Springboro IGA site.

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Paresi works with Dillin, the developer working with the city on development Austin Landing South, about 60 vacant acres on the southeast corner of Austin Boulevard interchange at Interstate 75.

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The proposed contract with Paresi on the former Springboro IGA site is the first public indication Dillin will also be involved in this project.

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