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The “Marketplace” sign is gone from the former Wolf Creek Marketplace building in Basehor, as is the rest of the equipment that was once inside. A group has shown interest in opening another retail store in the building, and city administrator Mark Loughry said at Monday’s Basehor City Council work session that tax incentives from the city might help close the deal.

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Orscheln completes deal for former grocery building, plans to open Basehor store in spring 2012

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City council approves Orscheln incentives

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Orscheln Farm & Home planning to buy former Wolf Creek Marketplace building, pending incentives

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City council weighs possible tax break offer to attract new Wolf Creek retailer

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Possible Wolf Creek tenant likely backing out of negotiations

A potential tenant of the former Wolf Creek Marketplace building in Basehor has backed away from negotiations, city administrator Mark Loughry said Monday.

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Basehor City Council debates how to lure tenant to former grocery store building

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