The storied event center was ripped to shreds by an EF4 tornado that tore across
"The frame of the building on 80 percent of it is good," he said.
He said possible uses for the location include light industry, such as warehouse space.
"It's a great opportunity to get some new space," said
This is the largest damage amount listed for any property in
Heitz said the building wasn't insured: "You can't get insurance on an empty building."
Those property owners estimate the storms did a total of
Inspectors from the auditor's office are now physically visiting those properties and will mail property owners new values around the end of the year. Those values will impact their 2019 taxes, payable in 2020.
The auditor's office will also inspect tornado-damaged properties whose owners didn't apply for reductions by the
It's unclear at this point what impact the tornadoes will have on the tax rolls, according to auditor's office spokesman
Heitz said they are committed to redeveloping the property.
"Once the zoning is approved, we'll start marketing the building and getting it cleaned up and everything," he said.
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