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    What are they building?

    What is with the construction between target and Walmart in Ames


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    Re: What are they building?

    Was wondering the same



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    Re: What are they building?

    Wal-Mart is upping the ante with a couple of these:



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Kim Jong Un is upping the ante with a couple of these:

    FIFY



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    Re: What are they building?

    I heard Petco and Sports Authority once upon a time but I know they ran into some road blocks at City Hall I think, not sure if it's still that.



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I heard Petco and Sports Authority once upon a time but I know they ran into some road blocks at City Hall I think, not sure if it's still that.
    Ames council denies tax abatement for Petco, Sports Authority | Ames Tribune



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    Re: What are they building?

    They basically have like maybe one big concrete wall built as of today, and a crane. I didn't see what the sign said they were building though.



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I heard Petco and Sports Authority once upon a time but I know they ran into some road blocks at City Hall I think, not sure if it's still that.
    Looks like they decided to go ahead without the tax abatement, must not have really needed it. Sports Authority might be nice to have (although I've never been to one so I don't know what they're like), as there really isn't anything like that in Ames now. personally I hate the big box Pet Stores and the Pet industry in general so not too excited about that, but more business is good for Ames.


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    Re: What are they building?

    SEZ? (5char)


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: What are they building?

    I hope it is a Sports Authority, that is something that is needed in Ames.



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Wal-Mart is upping the ante with a couple of these:

    Sweet! Now I want to play Shadowbane.



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    Re: What are they building?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    I hope it is a Sports Authority, that is something that is needed in Ames.
    Your avatar is creepy.



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    Re: What are they building?

    My guess is they are building something that will flood.


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    Re: What are they building?

    Sports store and Pet store



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    Re: What are they building?

    Is it "Pet Smart" or "Pets Mart"? I could never figure that one out?!


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