City council voted today to authorize the board of control to loan $2 million and give $350,000 for water utility expenses to the developer of the Erie Terminal.
U.S. Campus Suites of Poland is working on an $8.4 million project to turn the vacant downtown industrial structure into a 65-bed apartment complex with a coffee shop, deli and pub on the first floor.
Rental housing on the building’s upper five floors will be targeted toward Youngstown State University graduate students and upperclassmen as well as young professionals. The building at 112 W. Commerce St. is a short distance from YSU.
Also, council voted today to permit the board of control to provide $100,000 each for water-utility expenses at two proposed Bottom Dollar Food stores to be located at 621 W. Princeton Ave. and 890 E. Midlothian Blvd.
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