Properties with Possibilities Tour

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Properties with Possibilities Tour

May 3 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Beautiful Downtown Lewiston (BDL) invites business owners, entrepreneurs, downtown property owners, prospective investors and curious community members to participate in the Properties with Possibilities Tour and Small Business Seminar on Thursday, May 3.

The Properties with Possibilities Tour will begin at 8:30 AM and includes a walking tour of 12 properties in varying stages of rehabilitation which are available for rent or purchase for commercial purposes. Tour participants should meet at Blue Lantern Coffee House, 326 Main Street.

After the Properties Tour, the group will gather for lunch at where keynote speaker Jaynie Bentz will present the Port of Lewiston’s investments in “dark fiber” high-speed internet conduit in downtown Lewiston and its usefulness for small businesses. Ticket prices include the luncheon.

Following the tour, seminar speakers will discuss the unique opportunities for business development in a downtown district. The Seminars will be held at the Small Business Development Center’s conference room, 406 Main Street. Speakers include Keely Garrity, owner of Ampersand Oil & Vinegar Tap House, who will speak about her experience operating businesses in Moscow and Lewiston. Speaker Mike Springs will speak about his business, Chief Springs Fire & Irons Brew Pub in Dayton.

“The Properties with Possibilities Tour and Small Business Seminar are part of our business recruitment efforts,” Kramer said. “Private investors have about 39,000 square feet of commercial space under construction in downtown Lewiston right now, and we’re interested in connecting with entrepreneurs and successful business owners to invite them to locate downtown.”

Tour tickets are free for BDL members and $20 for the public, which includes a catered lunch. Tour tickets must be purchased in advance and are available on BDL’s website.


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