Modern Marketing Acquiring Office Space in Kirkwood
A public hearing Thursday at the Kirkwood Town Hall, in which members of the community could give their input regarding modern marketing concept's plans to acquire office space in the town.
The plans to renovate the office space with 14.5 million dollars in public funding were announced by Governor Cuomo on Tuesday, and drew criticism at the public hearing today.
"I do have considerable qualms with the corporate welfare aspect of this, its just putting a gentleman into a real estate business, if he makes it, he makes, if he doesn't the taxpayers got stuck again." - John Solak
Proponents of the plans called it, "The next IBM or Endicott Johnson". The project is expected to be completed by 2016 and is estimated to bring about 600 jobs to the region.