Hamilton sent out requests for qualifications to interested companies on Jan. 11, and responses from the businesses are due back by the close of business Friday.
The city then hopes to decide on a few finalists, perhaps 2-5 companies, and inform those companies next week.
Interested companies are “a good mix of restaurateurs and successful breweries in the southwest Ohio, greater Cincinnati area,” she said. “What we’re looking for that corner is first and foremost a successful restaurant, and secondly, a brewery.”
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“It’s important that we have a restaurant as an anchor tenant as we’re continuing to build the Main Street business district,” she said, adding a successful restaurant would create more foot traffic that would help nearby businesses.
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