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The Blanche Hotel

Links to Lake City's Blanche Hotel Project:

 

Links to Blanche stories:

• September 6, 2017  Blanche: One by One They Came to the Mic, But the Deal to "Walk it Back" Was Cut Before the Meeting

• September 1, 2017  Columbia Cnty's Mainstream Media & the Blanche: Twisted Facts, False Praise (Part II)

• August 31, 2017  Columbia County's Mainstream Media and the Blanche: Fake News, Twisted Facts, False Praise (Part I)

• August 29, 2017  Blanche Update: Lease Cost Up $1.7 Million, City Manager Johnson, "That's not unusual"

• August 8, 2017  Blanche Delayed Again: How Much Is the Move? Councilman Hill Calls for Workshop - Ward Votes No

• May 11, 2017  The Blanche: Time for Straight Talking in the Sunlight by City Manager Johnson & IDP

• October 14, 2016  City Manager Johnson Updates the City on the $15,000,000+ Blanche Project: 'Ready for Takeoff'

• Sept. 14, 2016  Blanche Renovation Should Begin by Christmas, IRS Blamed for Construction Delays

• Sept. 21, 2015  Wendell Johnson's IDP Blanche Legacy Project: Top Secrete Before it Should Have Been

• Sept. 20, 2015  04:45 pm  Blanche on Lake City Docket: City Manager Johnson Fails to post Council agenda – Leaves public in dark

May 9, 2015  Frisina Swings the Vote, Blanche Ducks a TKO – Lake City, County, Developer Regrouping (Part II)

• May 8, 2015  Last Night The Blanche Ducks a TKO – Lake City, County, Developer Regrouping (Part I)

• April 21, 2015  Blanche Hotel Developer Equity Skyrockets 850%: What is The Real Investment?

• March 11, 2015  Blanche Hotel: 6 Months & Counting – $14,000,000 Letter of Intent May Be Next Month

• Feb. 24, 2015  Blanche Hotel Train of Advisors Pulled into City Hall Last Night: Lots of Pictures - Not Much New

• Feb. 21, 2015  Blanche Saga Continues: $14,000,000 financing remains unexplained

• Feb. 3, 2015  Blanche $15 mil Renovation: CM Johnson Playing it Close to the Vest, "You'll know when I know"

• December 18, 2014 (Part II)  The Blanche: Johnson & Decker want inclusion "Anybody that wants a seat will have one"

• December 17, 2014 (Part I)  Lake City's Blanche Hotel: $15,000,000 Renovation Discussion Off & Running

• December 4, 2014  Renovation of Blanche Hotel on the Launching Pad:  Will everyone have a chance to participate?

• November 7, 2014  Lake City's Last Chance Hotel, the Blanche – Plans On the Way to the Columbia County 5

• November 4, 2014  City Manager Johnson: Working on a Plan to Raise the Blanche Hotel From the Dead

• March 4, 2010 The Blanche Hotel - The seventh inning stretch

 • Mar 1, 2010 The Blanche Group Bailout
Who are they? Where are they?


 • Mar 1, 2010  A Blanche Investor Interview

 • Feb 27, 2010  Structural Evaluation of the Blanche Hotel Now in the hands of the City Council

 • Oct 21, 2009 Conversation with Steve Smith -Blanche Investment Trust

 • Oct 21, 2009 City steps up • Councilman Hill wants slow down

 • Oct 21, 2009 The visit • The fire inspection

 • Oct 21, 2009 Go to Photo Gallery

 • Oct 9, 2009 City Steps Up To The Plate
Offers to buy Landmark Blanche Hotel

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