The Summit

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Developers broke ground on a new hotel at The Summit at Fritz Farm Thursday. The $24 million dollar development is only the second of its kind so far.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Following three hours of debate Thursday, Lexington’s Urban County Planning Commission voted unanimously to green light zoning changes for a proposed 50-acre commercial-residential development at the Fritz farm property at the southeast corner of Nicholasville and Man O’War.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A proposal to develop property at the corner of Man o’ War and Nicholasville Road got its first hearing Thursday before a committee of the Lexington Planning Commission.

Bayer Properties wants to open “The Summit” – a combination of residential space, retail shopping, and possibly a hotel.

“This is unique in the relationship that they’re proposing with these different zones. It's very different from what we’re used to seeing,” said Tom Martin, a staff member in the city’s planning department.