Former Springfield school dept building in limbo

Developer has not fulfilled contractual obligations

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)-The City of Springfield sold the former school department administration building at 195 State Street for a dollar in 2011. The developer has yet to fulfill the promise of converting the building to market rate apartments.

The 22News I-Team takes a look at the deal’s details and finds out what the city is doing to make sure this prime real estate is developed to increase downtown housing opportunities and tax revenue.

The 22News I-Team investigation into the former school department building dollar deal airs Monday, July 14 on 22News at 11pm.

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