Maui County is contemplating the acquisition of a 6.Three-acre parcel that features The Maui Information workplaces in Wailuku.
Maui Information has a letter of intent from the county to buy the land and buildings on the newspaper’s property at 100 Mahalani Road. If the sale goes by, The Maui Information will lease the rear county constructing and proceed to function at its present location.
The Maui County Council Committee on Price range, Finance and Financial Improvement will talk about the potential buy at its assembly at 1:30 pm Wednesday.
Based on the proposed decision, “The property has been recognized as an acceptable location for Maui County authorities workplaces.”
If accepted, the acquisition is not going to be allowed to exceed $ 9.eight million.
The Maui Information is within the strategy of relocating all staff to the again constructing, which is a mix of workplace and warehouse area. The transition to smaller amenities is a pattern for a lot of newspapers, and The Maui Information is not any exception, because the coronavirus and an absence of tourism have affected many companies in Hawaii, the corporate stated in a press release.
“The newspaper plans to be an essential a part of the Maui neighborhood for years to come back and is seeking to discover new methods to function and generate new income.” the corporate stated. “We respect our readers and advertisers and expect to find new and higher methods to serve and help our superb neighborhood.”