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Pulse owner vows to rebuild new club, new location

No timeline for when or where the new club will reopen

ORLANDO, Fla. – The owner of Pulse nightclub has plans to rebuild the club, but there is no timetable as to when the new nightclub will open and no word about the new location.

“We will soon begin moving forward with a community-driven effort to determine and design a proper memorial that serves as a sanctuary for healing and all that Pulse represented to so many people and families,” Barbara Poma said in a statement on Friday.

This statement comes after Poma said on Monday that she “can’t walk away” from the club and wanted to create a “sanctuary of hope” at the site, where 49 people were killed on June 12.

The City Council was scheduled to have a final vote on Monday on the purchase of the existing Pulse property, which the city agreed to buy for $2.25 million.

Poma said on Friday that she wants to create a safe place where members of the LGBTQ community can be themselves.