by Beth Musgrave, 09.16.15, Kentucky.com
Lexington is exploring options for a new city hall but has not ruled out the CentrePointe site.
The city received responses to its request for proposals from two consultants — Haymaker Commercial Real Estate and Jones Lang LaSalle. The city issued the request for proposals Aug. 20 for a consultant to help the city with possible site selection and space planning. All bids were due Sept. 8.
A committee of administrators and council representatives are reviewing the proposals. A contract will likely be awarded soon. The contents of those proposals will not be released until a contract is awarded, said Susan Straub, a spokeswoman for Mayor Jim Gray.
A group of investors taking over ownership of the CentrePointe development has also floated building a city hall on the downtown block that is supposed to include an apartment building, a hotel, retail and other space. The long-stalled development takes up an entire city block in downtown…Read more at Kentucky.com
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