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Rock Hill’s ‘Knowledge Park’ master plan unveiled

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ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) -

Rock Hill city and community leadersgot their first peek, Monday, at what Downtown could look like in the next 10years as the Knowledge Park's master plan was unveiled.

Developer Sora-Phelps showed what hewould like to do with the 23 acre Bleachery site.

The 7 to 9 year building projectwould happen in 8 phases with work expected to begin at the end of the year.

The development is expected to bringmore than 1,000 jobs to the area.

"This will be one of themost memorable days for rock hill and of course, it will take years to unfoldand that's okay because you have to start," said Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols.

Before the project can get going,city council will have to approve the master plan, which Mayor Echols hopes todo within the next few council meetings.

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