Stores braced for a revenue 'fall off' over Government planters

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April 18, 2011

By TANEKA THOMPSON

Tribune Staff Reporter

tthompson@tribunemedia.net

SUPER Value and Blue Hill Meat Mart on Blue Hill Road are bracing for a "devastating" fall-off in revenue from the Government's decision to erect planters on land the stores previously used for customer parking.

The store owners are now in talks with their attorney Maurice Glinton and may sue the Government for additional damages over the change.

However, officials from the Ministry of Works yesterday said the planters - which will go on the street-side of the affected shops - are only being placed on Government-owned land and will limit drivers from reversing on to the highway.

The officials also say that for yea ...

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News date : 04/18/2011    Category : Tribune Stories

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