|Addiction Treatment Industry Newswire|
05/03/2013 -ATIN – A prominent Kentucky real estate developer could be near breaking ground on a big new residential addiction treatment drug rehab alcohol center rehab as zoning approval is considered tonight to issue building permits.
In March, Garry Watkins, president of Bowling Green-based Wabuck Development, a 30-yr-old builder of affordable
housing in South Central Kentucky, successfully beat back a NIMBY lawsuit by area residents to his proposed new addiction center, which he has told local reporters is desperately needed. The circuit court approval of zoning for the new addiction center is on appeal to higher state courts, which Watkins says may further delay ground breaking.
To be called the Men’s Addiction Recovery Campus, the plans are a major addiction treatment new build, one of the largest that Treatment Magazine currently has seen nationwide. If fully approved, the new center will sit on six acres of property with a 26,000 sf building that will house 100 beds of new capacity. Watkins was not immediately available to answer such questions as whether the new addictions center will be non-profit or for-profit, etc…
link to planning commission documents
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