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Panda Express gets zoning approval for Tiffin Mall site

Submitted by SEIDC

TIFFIN – The Zoning Board of Appeals has approved a setback required for Panda Express to erect a building in an out-lot of the Tiffin Mall site. The setback was approved unanimously in a 5-0 vote.
Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz said the area is ripe for development opportunities.

“It’s exciting to see the progress happening on site that was once all but dead,” he said. “We are happy to welcome Panda Express and look forward to continued growth in the West Market Street corridor.”
Panda Express is a fast-casual dining chain serving American Chinese cuisine. Founded in Glendale, Calif., in 1983, Panda Express has more than 2,000 locations throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, Guatemala, Canada, Mexico, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Japan and Korea, Panda Express is part of the family owned and operated Panda Restaurant Group, the world leader in Asian dining experiences that also includes Panda Inn and Hibachi-San. For information, visit

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