Amid unanswered questions, council delays vote on sale of historic Raleigh property

RALEIGH–North Carolina’s Council of State will wait and ask more questions before deciding whether to sell two state-owned pieces of land on the northern end of downtown Raleigh.

The council is made up of the 10 top statewide-elected officials, led by the governor.

A group of developers has offered $4.85 million for a roughly 1.8-acre site on West Peace Street across from Seaboard Station that currently houses the state’s Personnel Training Center, and another group offered $1.75 million the .36-acre site of an old steam plant on North Dawson Street near the Days Inn Hotel.

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(News & Observer, 12/6/2016)