What was Planet Oasis is now officially Arcadia.

A lawsuit between two developers claiming to have the rights to an expansive entertainment complex planned in Delaware County was settled earlier this month, with Tony Sekulovski's company, Blue Horseshoe Ventures, emerging as the sole developer.

Sekulovski filed the suit Nov. 9, 2018, in Delaware County Common Pleas Court against David Glimcher and his company.

It was Glimcher who made the first public announcement in June 2018 about the proposed $2 billion, 350-acre entertainment-based development near the interchange of Interstate 71 and U.S. Route 36/state Route 37 west of Sunbury.

Glimcher said the project would be called Planet Oasis.

Local officials at the time said the development would require a series of government approvals.

Reached last week, Delaware County, Berkshire Township and Ohio Department of Transportation officials said those approvals still haven't moved beyond tentative, preliminary stages.

Sekulovski in October 2018 announced he was the sole developer of the project, which he soon renamed Arcadia. He said he and Glimcher had discussed the possibility of Glimcher becoming an owner of the development group, but no agreement was reached and Blue Horseshoe Ventures would proceed without Glimcher.

Disputing Sekulovski's statement, Glimcher continued to assert he was in control of the project.

Sekulovski and Glimcher did not respond to telephone messages left last week by ThisWeek Delaware News.

The Oct. 11 settlement entry signed by Judge James P. Schuck says both parties agree to make no comments "that in any way could adversely affect the goodwill, reputation and business relationships of any party."

Sekulovski's lawsuit said his company intended to use Glimcher's company as a subsidiary to assist with the operation and development of what then was called Planet Oasis, but the two sides were unable to reach an agreement Oct. 2, 2018. Glimcher has no ownership in the project, Sekulovski alleged, because they have no written agreement.

Sekulovski also alleged Glimcher breached his fiduciary obligations by trying to assign three real-estate contracts to Glimcher's company. Glimcher's business partner, Lenora Male, also was a defendant. Alexander Sekulovski was a co-plaintiff.

In the settlement and dismissal entry, Schuck wrote that Blue Horseshoe holds all rights and responsibilities under the contracts related to the development, and Glimcher and his company hold no contractual rights or legal interest and waive any they might have accrued.

In addition, Glimcher agrees not to interfere with the project development or make any further claims.

Before Arcadia's construction may begin, Blue Horseshoe needs the Ohio Department of Transportation to approve a study on the effects the entertainment complex could have on traffic.

ODOT District 6 spokeswoman Breanna Badanes in February said the first step would be a memorandum of understanding between the developer and ODOT. At that time, she said, ODOT was negotiating two such memos: one with Glimcher and one with Sekulovski.

Last week, District 6 spokeswoman Brooke Ebersole said ODOT has had no contact with Blue Horseshoe since April, when it submitted a draft memo.

Delaware County economic-development director Bob Lamb last year said that in addition to ODOT and the county engineer, the Delaware County Regional Planning Commission might review plans for the entertainment complex.

Last week, Lamb said the county has received no updates from Blue Horseshoe.

Because Arcadia would be in a planned mixed-use district, Berkshire Township would have to approve a developer's application before work could begin.

Township zoning administrator Jeff George in February said Berkshire had not received an application or any indication when one might be filed.

Last week, George said the township still "has heard nothing."

In December, Sekulovski told The Columbus Dispatch he would ditch some of the complex's previously discussed amusement-park elements -- such as a Ferris wheel, roller coaster and saltwater lake -- in an apparent bid to win over neighbors who have opposed the project.

He said the modified Arcadia plan still would include a 300,000-square-foot indoor multisport facility for soccer, football, field hockey, basketball and other teams to practice or hold games.

Other indoor facilities would include an ice rink for skating and hockey, plus a skatepark, a waterpark and a surfing attraction.

Other features would include an indoor/outdoor BMX bike course, restaurants and a hotel.

Documents related to the Sekulovski-Glimcher lawsuit can be found at clerkofcourts.co.delaware.oh.us under "records search." The case number is 18 CV H 11 0621.

Last year, Glimcher identified himself as a partner with Blue Horseshoe Development LLC when he sought a rezoning in Gahanna to allow a hotel at 4574 N. Hamilton Road.

That city's planning commission rejected the request in a 4-3 vote in February.

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