Local News

Nov 7, 2013 7:05 PM

Expensive Bayfront Kiosks Sit Empty for Three Years

CORPUS CHRISTI - Voters approved $15.5 million in changes to the Corpus Christi bayfront 9 years ago that included kiosks next to the seawall, a bathroom facility, some wind turbines and the splash fountain.

Those snack bar kiosks remain empty across from the American Bank Center three years after completion.

We contacted the city to try to find out why. According to the Parks and Recreation Department that's because no one wants to lease it.

"We've had one person call once and a few conversations but no interest," says Michael Morris of Parks and Rec. "why?" we asked. "I have no idea its a great question."

Morris says he des doesn't think the rent is the problem. The city is only asking $200 or $300 a month and it's willing to negotiate.

For now, the kiosks voters paid for sit vacant generating no revenue.

»Comments

Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Submit News

Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.

Most Popular

KRISTV.COM is Social!


Click the icons above to receive News, Weather, and Sports alerts from KRISTV.COM!

Inside KRISTV.COM

Contact Us
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Photo Central
Look at photos and videos and share them!
KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
Texas Lottery
See the latest winning numbers!
6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more