March 9, 2011
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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Though the city of Basehor’s collections from its one-cent sales tax fell for the second year in a row in 2011, figures from the year’s final quarter indicate retail sales could be on the way up again.
Orscheln Farm & Home plans to open a Basehor store in spring 2012 after completing the purchase of the former Wolf Creek Marketplace property on Friday, the company announced Friday afternoon.
A suitor has stepped forward to make Basehor's former Wolf Creek Marketplace building its home — but it's not a grocery store.
Orscheln Farm & Home has conditionally agreed to purchase the former Wolf Creek Marketplace building in Basehor and open a store there, an executive with the company confirmed Thursday.
Mark Loughry hears the question frequently from Basehor residents, he said: What's the city doing about that empty grocery store building?
A potential tenant of the former Wolf Creek Marketplace building in Basehor has backed away from negotiations, city administrator Mark Loughry said Monday.
The Basehor City Council will consider in the next few months whether to dangle a tax-incentive carrot in front of a retail business interested in moving into the former site of the Wolf Creek Marketplace grocery store. But area residents hoping for another grocery store at the location probably shouldn’t get their hopes up.