“I’m trying to help both theaters succeed,” Franklin said. “I don’t want to do that at the expense of the existing business.”
Hawes said they need permitting to come from the city and they are still targeting the same job creation date – December or January – whether or not it will be opened or they will just be hiring.
Arin Shaver, Logansport-Cass County director of planning, said subdivision of the property has not been recorded, but has been approved by all committees. Shaver said they are now working with the building commissioner to get permits.
Hawes said they typically build 55,000 square foot buildings in 180 to 200 days. He said the movie theater will be smaller and, as long as there aren’t problems in the infrastructure, he expects it to take 120 total days.
Amie Sites is a reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at 574-732-5150 or firstname.lastname@example.org.