Group Wants To Build Massive Assisted Living Facility On Barksdale Road In Newark

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Newark –  A Seattle-based investment firm is eyeing the former Newark Charter School location, on Barksdale Road, for their new project. Columbia Pacific Advisors is seeking to build a 100,000-square-foot building that will house a total of 139 beds once complete.

To move forward the city would have to rezone the property, located next to Handloff Park, from BL (Business Limited ) to AC (Adult Community), a topic that will be discussed at an informal meeting set for 6 p.m.  on Thursday, March 1.

The meeting will be held at City Hall, located at 220 S. Main Street.

 

The proposed assisted living facility would be named the Newark Senior Living.

See proposed plan here

 


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