There’s been a metal building at 145 N. Wabash near First and Washington for a long time that’s now undergoing remodeling.
“We’re just kind of preparing it,” says Troy Farha of NAI Martens.
He and Bradley Tidemann of J.P. Weigand & Sons are trying to lease the 9,400-square-foot building to a tenant or two.
“A lot of times people can’t necessarily see what it’ll look like,” he says of a simple box.
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“We basically just gutted the interior,” Farha says. Now, he says, “We’re starting to work on the retail storefront that you can see.”
He says he thinks the space “could be a really neat restaurant for somebody.”
“We’ve got a little area for a patio facing west.”
Regardless of who leases the space, Farha thinks the remodeling will help.
“We think it’ll lease a little quicker that way.”