Council approves abatements for new Edinburgh plant

Peer Foods Group is planning on building a new warehouse and production facility in Edinburgh. Company officials joined Jason Hester, president of the Greater Columbus Economic Development Corp., as the company asked the Bartholomew County Council for tax abatements during Tuesday night’s meeting.

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As for the local economic impact…

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The new plant is slated to be built in the 300 block of West Presidential Way. Construction is expected to be completed by spring of 2019.

Council voted unanimously to approve the tax abatement requests for real and personal property. Those abatements are for 10 years.