The City of Sullivan was on the path to a large growth swing when the Pandemic hit. There were plans to build a hotel near the Civic Center and make Sullivan a more desirable destination for weddings, conferences, and gatherings of all types. With the event of a Pandemic, gatherings have been required to be smaller, and meetings have been replaced by Zooming.
The City of Sullivan challenges FFC Innovators to create a plan to get a New Hotel back on track. Unique concepts for gatherings and use of hotel/conference spaces is needed to attract visitors.
Challenges by City of Sullivan
Creating quality housing of all types including affordable and market-rate housing
Creating revitalization and quality of life in the City of Sullivan neighborhoods
Financing renovations of a 50+ year old Sullivan City Swimming Pool
Operating in a post-coal mindset amid the closing of the Hoosier Energy plant
Expansion of the Sullivan County Park and Lake