DELAVAN — A Harbor Freight Instruments store will seemingly open within the former Delavan Shopko constructing, which has sat empty for about two years.
Delavan Administrator Denise Pieroni stated she and others within the metropolis are happy to see a retail retailer within the former Shopko location.
She stated because the Shopko closed in Might 2019, a number of storage unit services had been proposed as a way of repurposing the constructing however that town plan fee didn’t need the constructing, which is positioned in a business hall with visibility from State Freeway 50, to be transformed into space for storing.
“We’re actually excited to see a retail institution go in there as a result of the local weather proper now has not been that nice for retail,” Pieroni stated.
Nathan Berti, of constructing proprietor F and C Properties LLC., was permitted for a conditional use allow permitting the previous Shopko constructing to be rented to 2 tenants throughout a March 16 Widespread Council assembly, the place earlier than just one tenant was allowed.
Whereas Harbor Freight Instruments will nonetheless want metropolis approval earlier than their new location at 1450 Geneva St. is made last, Pieroni stated she anticipates town will approve the proposal.
The Widespread Council will contemplate a conditional use allow permitting Harbor Freight Instruments to function out of the placement throughout an April 20 Widespread Council assembly.