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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
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City Considers $150,000 in Incentives for Two Downtown Restaurants


Last updated 7/13/2020 at 7:56pm

Front of proposed Corner Cafe

The Lake Wales City Commission, in its role as the Community Redevelopment Agency, will consider at its July 14 meeting offering $150,000 in incentives for two proposed downtown restaurants.

James Ellis of Ava Properties in Heathrow is asking for a $100,000 grant - double the amount specified in the city's restaurant incentives program – to help him fund the Corner Café at One Scenic Central, a combination coffee shop and fine dining restaurant. His company purchased the two-story, 17,460-square-foot One Scenic Central building in 2013 for $252,500, and did major exterior renovations in...

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