May 22, 2024


Interior Of The Road

Several stores planned for former Shopko building in West Bend

A Shopko store. Photo credit:
A Shopko store. Photo credit:

Final up-to-date on March 25th, 2022 at 10:27 pm

A former Shopko in West Bend is on the cusp of staying reworked into a single of the city’s newest industrial purchasing centers.

The City Strategy Fee is slated to evaluate a website approach on April 6 that involves renovating the vacant retail outlet at 1710 South Main Avenue into a retail strip that includes 5 Below, Large Plenty, and Home Goods and Sierra, according to a city push release.

Less than the redevelopment prepare submitted by CORTA West Bend, LLC, Massive Heaps would occupy the largest part of the searching centre at 35,000 sq. toes. Dwelling Goods would occupy 22,500 sq. toes, Sierra 20,000 square feet, and Five Below, 8,600 square toes.

“This project is shifting promptly, and we look ahead to examining it in detail at the upcoming System Commission meeting,” West Bend mayor Christophe E. Jenkins said in the push launch. “Thank you to CORTA West Bend, LLC, for investing in West Bend and securing 4 nationally-regarded stores.”

Building is envisioned to start out this spring and quite possibly be concluded by the conclusion of the 12 months.

Florida-dependent Corta Advancement purchased the 94,000-square-foot Shopko developing for practically $2.03 million in late December. At the time, it was Corta’s 3rd acquisition of a previous Shopko house in the condition. Cory Presnick, principal at Corta, explained to the BizTimes that he experienced also bought homes in Fond du Lac and Sheboygan. Corta has considering the fact that redeveloped the Fond du Lac keep into Passion Lobby and Significant Lots shops.

People transformations, and the prepare for West Bend’s Shopko, are considerably various that the destiny that awaits other structures that after belonged to the bankrupt price reduction retailer.

Larkspur Acquisitions, also of Florida, has ideas to turn vacant Shopkos in Beloit, Racine and Kenosha in to self-storage facilities.