FORT PIERCE: BRIGHTLINE WANTS TO BUILD STATION, HOTEL AT H.D. KING SITE DOWNTOWN

Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:45am

BRIGHTLINE HAS ITS SIGHTS ON THE WATERFRONT H.D. KING SITE AS A LOCATION FOR A RAIL STATION HOTEL, said City Manager Nick Mimms due to its “proximity to a walkable downtown, beautiful waterfront and multi-modal transportation.”

On August 27, Brightline had asked officials in Treasure Coast counties to submit proposals of viable station locations in their area and community support. Fort Pierce proposed a location across from the main H.D. King site, which has been under development for the past decade to become a mixed-use project.

Sebastion officials are undecided, Vero Beach declined, and Stuarts continues to oppose Brightline’s service altogether.

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The original article was written by Lisa Broadt of the TC Palm.