John Michel http://wvxu.org en Banks project moving foward http://wvxu.org/post/banks-project-moving-foward <p>Hamilton County Commissioners are giving their approval to the next phase of the Banks project. The board approved the plan Wednesday.</p><p>Project counsel Tom Gableman says Phase II-A will create 706 construction jobs.</p><p>"In terms of wages, that's about $30 million," he says. "And the total economic impact, both direct and indirect, is about $115 million."</p><p>Announced earlier this month, Phase II-A includes 305 apartments and 21,000 square feet of retail space. Gabelman estimates retail employment will create 345 jobs.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:55:05 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16427 at http://wvxu.org Banks project moving foward