Editor’s note: Thumbs up to Steve Bamford!
POTTSTOWN — Following on the heels of the news that downtown Pottstown will lose as many as 75 jobs in the coming months, comes the news that the borough may be gaining as many as 58 jobs at two new businesses soon to be break ground.
The news came Wednesday night when borough council heard about two proposals for two new businesses that want to put up new buildings in the borough.
One, known as Patient First, is part of a chain of 43 urgent care medical centers that has been in business for 43 years and promises to bring 50 jobs into the borough.
“We’re looking to hire locally,” said Carl Wright, founder and president of The Wright Group, which will construct the building at the site of the former Chinese food restaurant across the parking lot from Ollie’s Bargain Outlet and Just Cabinets.