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Developer building apartments at Bricker Farms

SALEM

June 26, 2013

A developer from Hartville plans to build six three-unit apartment buildings in the Bricker Farms area and extend West View Drive from 15th Street to Meadow View Drive which connects to Orchard Ben......

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questioner

Jun-26-13 10:27 AM

Three-unit homes--call them Condos not apartments--neighbors will be happier and we sound upscale. :)

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questioner

Jun-26-13 10:43 AM

Not sure why Mayor Berlin had to add that "the developer didn't ask for any special deals or tax breaks." SHould he have?--Would he have gotten them?

Somebody, double check for me, I've been told, repeatedly, that Salem's property taxes are higher than in neighboring areas for comparable housing (higher than the rest of Col. co., even Boardman). True? If so, changing that is what will bring people in, not more housing units.

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rpmwwe

Jun-26-13 11:33 AM

I'm going to call this a "housing project" until it is proven otherwise.

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questioner

Jun-26-13 4:27 PM

:(

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salemresident

Jun-27-13 7:01 AM

questioner, they are not condos. Have you seen his "development" outside of Damascus?

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questioner

Jun-27-13 10:26 AM

Well, crap. The Bricker Farms area is nice--what's this going to do to them?

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dubfun

Jun-27-13 12:51 PM

There goes the neighborhood.

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poolboy34

Jun-27-13 4:23 PM

Wow, almost bought a house there. Dodged that bullet...

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