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News Release – New Verizon Wireless Retail Store Coming to Columbia City

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (January 23, 2018) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and ADMC Enterprises, LLC, a Verizon Wireless franchisee, recently announced that a new Verizon Wireless retail store and office building will be built in Columbia City.

The new Verizon Wireless store will be the new headquarters for the local franchisee, and will be located on Walker Way next to CVS off US Hwy 30. The company will add six new jobs at an average hourly wage of $24.

“We are not only happy to see an expansion by one of our local entrepreneurs, but the additional of a new building along Walker Way will add to the aesthetics of that commercial area,” said EDC President Jon Myers.

BR Real Estate, LLC will invest $650,000 in constructing the new building and ADMC Enterprises will invest an additional $250,000 in new equipment for the store. The store will also have 2,200 square feet of office space available for rent.

“ADMC Enterprises is a locally owned and operated franchisee of Wireless Zone a Verizon Wireless premium retailer,” said ADMC Enterprises Owner Brian McMeeking. “ADMC Enterprises is excited to partner up with BR Real Estate on the new plaza and bring the new Verizon Wireless smart store design to Columbia City. Customers will be pleased with the increased space offered in the new state-of-the-art facility.

The Columbia City Common Council approved a ten-year tax abatement at the request of the Whitley County EDC.

“We are pleased to support the continued growth of ADMC Enterprises! This building will not only provide additional space for Verizon, but will also open up additional frontage for other tenants. The investment continues the momentum of growth in our community and follows our tagline of Building a Future Together,” said Mayor Ryan Daniel.

About Whitley County EDC 
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency in Whitley County, Indiana. The EDC works closely with local, regional, and state partners to support our industry clients’ growth and success. Our mission is to lead a comprehensive economic development program that retains and expands employment opportunities for local residents and attracts business investment to Whitley County. The Whitley County EDC was established in 1992 and represents Whitley County, Columbia City, and the Towns of Churubusco, Larwill, and South Whitley. For more information about the EDC, visit: whitleyedc.com.

About ADMC Enterprises, LLC
ADMC Enterprises, LLC is a locally owned and operated franchisee of Wireless Zone, a Verizon Wireless premium retailer. For more information about Wireless Zone visitwww.wirelesszone.com

Media Contacts:
Katie Dewitt (Whitley Co. EDC) – 260.244.5506
Brian McMeeking (ADMC Enterprises, LLC) – brian.mcmeeking@wireless-zone.com