The $600,000 Industrial Revitalization Grant will be utilized for the redevelopment of the Historic Planters Tobacco Warehouse that is currently in severe disrepair. The Lenhart family (current owners of the Planters Warehouse) have agreed to partner with Mr. Dave McCormick, president of Waukeshaw Development, Inc. and with the Clarksville EDA in a 2.88 million dollar redevelopment project transforming and preserving part of the 1840’s historic structure into a commercial store front and high-end apartments. The Lenhart family will be providing the property and Waukeshaw Development will be providing the investment capital. The Clarksville EDA and the Town of Clarksville will administer the grant funds.
Clarksville Mayor, Kevin Allgood had the following comments after the announcement of the award;” We are extremely excited on receiving the IRF grant award!! The redevelopment of the historic Planter’s Warehouse will be instrumental in reinventing the Clarksville Downtown area while preserving an important piece of Clarksville’s heritage.”
Click on the link below to see the Governor’s Announcement.