Business is stirring in the former Colgate factory in Clarksville, Indiana, and it’s partly thanks to foreign investments that have contributed to development of the Clarks Landing Project at the site. The first tenant for the redeveloped factory has been announced, and more companies are currently in negotiation to fill the one-million square foot space.… Continue reading Foreign Investments Help Develop Clarksville’s Former Colgate Factory
Architectural firm Kovert-Hawkins is drawing plans to develop the former Colgate factory in Clarksville, Indiana. The Clarksville Redevelopment Commission approved a contract last week to redraw the development, but says it’s premature to confirm any tenants. “There’s an awful lot of work to be done. We are just now scratching the surface,” said Rick Dickman,… Continue reading Movement in Clarksville’s Colgate Factory Development
A Powerball lottery ticket worth nearly $222 million was sold this week at a Clarksville, Indiana convenience store. Hoosier Lottery officials say the ticket-holder has not yet stepped forward. The prize is worth just under $112 million if the buyer chooses to receive the money in a lump sum.
Details surrounding last month’s sale of the old Colgate plant in Clarksville are sparse, but the property is slated for redevelopment, and the project could be funded largely by foreign investors.
It’s sometimes called The Sunny Side of Louisville. It puts the “iana” in “Kentuckiana.” Some of us live, work, shop, and socialize there, while others become immediately lost as soon as we cross the bridge. It’s Southern Indiana, our neighbor to the North, and a part of the Greater Louisville Metro area. Monday we’ll check in with the Mayors of Jeffersonville and New Albany, and the President of Clarksville’s Town Council, to see what’s new on their side of the river. Join us with your questions and comments about Southern Indiana. Listen to the Show
In Clarksville this weekend, retirees from the old Colgate Plant will gather to recall their years working for the company. But the plant’s appearance will likely soon be changing.
Possible school redistricting and closures, sewer updates, the Colgate building changing hands, strife between mayors and town councils… the Sunny Side of the Ohio has a lot going on that may fly under the radar for Louisvillians.
New York based marketing company Active International now holds the title to the old Colgate plant in Clarksville. But another company will likely own the plant in a few months.
The town of Clarksville is once again looking for a firm to put together a master design plan for the old Colgate property. Officials hope to turn the unused factory and the area surrounding it into a mixed-used development once the property is sold.
The Clarksville Town Board will get its first look at renovation plans for the old Colgate plant Monday night.