PAWTUCKET – The “main life-style heart” deliberate on the Narragansett Park Plaza off Newport Avenue on the Pawtucket/East Windfall line continues to be on maintain as its builders cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
At a Planning Fee assembly final month, the fee permitted a one-year extension of a grasp plan approval granted in Could of 2019 in affiliation with the proposed mixed-use industrial plaza redevelopment.
Tenessa Azar, of Moses Ryan LTD, supplied an replace to the fee, in accordance with the minutes. The property proprietor, Amalgamated Monetary Group, has accomplished building of a free-standing Taco Bell as a part of permitted section 1A. The proposed redevelopment of the rest of the positioning is delayed based mostly on industrial demand on account of the pandemic, mentioned Azar.
Shopper Carpionato Corp. nonetheless intends to maneuver ahead with redevelopment as proposed, additionally going earlier than the Pawtucket Metropolis Council to offer an replace on undertaking progress, mentioned Azar. The property proprietor is planning to submit up to date preliminary plan supplies for consideration as quickly as they’re obtainable.
That is the primary such request by the property proprietor for a one-year extension of the granted grasp plan approval, and the fee granted it unanimously.
Representatives from Carpionato beforehand mentioned they’re seeing pandemic impacts at plenty of initiatives, together with on the former Benny’s on Putnam Pike in Smithfield, the place they expressed remorse about constructing your complete undertaking with out first securing tenants.