20131205 - New China Crowdsourcing (KG) - nwherald

Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Raising the height of the ceiling and installing floor drains are a few complications New China has encountered while complying with building codes. On January 3, 2013, a grease fire caused between $150,000 and $200,000 in damage to the restaurant. Due to expenditures related to building code compliances during construction, New China has encountered financial shortages from insurace coverage. Several local businesses have turned to crowd funding to raise money to keep the business alive. The restaurant's crowd funding efforts have currently raised only 5% of their goals.