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Business Property

After death of film cap, developers seek new opportunities in Missoula tech park

MISSOULA — Citing state legislation that sank a multi-million dollar development and business plan rooted in the film industry, Missoula County on Thursday amended its sales agreement with Shadowcast Partners, hoping the company could move its proposed land purchase in another direction.

The deal extends the agreement’s financing contingency for one more month and stretches the closing date to early next year.

“It gives them more time to get everything in line,” said Dori Bownlow, director of economic development for the county.

Shadowcast Partners placed a $1.5 million offer on property in the county’s economic development district near the airport,

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St. Augustine teens launch ice cream boat business on Intracoastal

While most students are taking a well-earned break for summer vacation, Kadyn Miller and Josh Meade, both 13, are busy running their first business.

The teens, rising eighth-graders at Gamble Rogers Middle School, recently launched the Intracoastal Waterway Ice Cream Boat, with help from Kadyn’s father, Bill Miller, a local real estate agent.

Miller’s wife, Lindsay, had heard of similar ventures and thought it might make for a fun summer entrepreneurial idea for her son, her daughter and their boating friends. The family’s property is on the Intracoastal Waterway in Treasure Beach and has its own pier and dock.


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Petition process for downtown Fort Smith property assessment begins

FORT SMITH — Central Business Improvement District commissioners have begun collecting petitions for a property assessment to pay for improvements to downtown.

The assessment of no more than 0.01% of a property’s value would be expected to collect around $300,000 annually to create a clean and green program and an ambassador program. It would apply only to properties within the district.

Commissioners must collect petitions representative of more than 50% of all assessed property valuation within the district before they can ask the city Board of Directors to pass an ordinance to levy the assessment.

The clean and green program

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Businesses of Green Bay plan to form the shipyard district | WFRV Local 5

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)- Business owners of Green Bay’s westside are taking matters into their own hands to form a new “Shipyard District.”

The hope of this new district formation is to help the community of the South Broadway area. The district would encompass Walnut Street to Ninth Street.

The board of the District is made up of a dozen business owners that hope to work with other groups like the Broadway District and tap into the same resources to bring events to the area that would help with

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Ace Hardware store coming to Meyers Lake Plaza, another Muggswigz to open

CANTON TWP. – An Ace Hardware store will open later this year in the north end of the Meyers Lake Shopping Plaza.

The new hardware store is part of plans that should lead to several businesses on property north of the plaza. Jeff Doll, who owns Jeff’s Motor Cars and other businesses, is developing the project.

Earlier this year, Doll bought the building at 1632 Whipple Ave. NW from Putman Properties. For many years the store was a Stambaugh’s hardware location. That chain closed in 2001 and Busy Beaver opened the following year. Putman bought the property in 2019 when

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New Valpo program offers grants to small businesses | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Valparaiso is inviting its small businesses to apply for grants to aid them during pandemic recovery.

VALPARAISO — Small businesses in the city are eligible to receive grants of up to $10,000 to help them stay in business.

The money can be used to cover expenses ranging from payroll, inventory and property taxes to insurance, utilities and equipment leases, among other things.

“We truly value our small businesses and recognize they are the backbone of our community,” Mayor Matt Murphy said. “We pursued these grant funds to do all we can to support Valparaiso’s small

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