Building continues Wednesday at West Third and Principal streets in downtown Texarkana, Texas.
/ Texarkana Gazette.
TEXARKANA, Texas — Extra space is being revamped and transformed within the downtown enterprise district, this time on the nook of West third and Principal Avenue, the place the constructing containing Accousticon Audiology is present process a big overhaul. Rogers Building has been employed by Lee Medley of Columbia Properties for the job.
“That is going to be principally lofts, positioned on the second ground,” stated Mike Rogers, proprietor of Rogers Building. “The primary ground goes to comprise house for companies, a few of which is already spoken for.”
The situation is catty-corner throughout the intersection from the Perot Theater.
The challenge is one other instance of recent growth on the metropolis’s core. Principal Avenue Texarkana earlier this week informed the Gazette that property stock on this a part of city was shrinking — and that is a very good factor.
“I really like being part of bringing again downtown,” stated Rogers. “I have been to Crossties, taken in that venue and what they’re doing is admittedly spectacular. Downtown actually wants issues like this.”
As for coping with COVID and the way it has affected enterprise operation, Rogers stated there was some results, however his outfit has handled the scenario.
“COVID has affected a few of my suppliers and delayed the arrival of some supplies,” he stated. “Additionally, lumber prices are up a bit, however nothing critical. We’re nonetheless busy, issues haven’t slowed down for us in any respect.”
This renovation challenge started two months in the past, with a number of modifications alongside the best way.
“The choice to make a part of the house lofts was one which was made when work was already underneath method,” he stated. “So we shifted gears and continued. It’s all development downtown, all constructive.”
The challenge is on track to be wrapped up simply earlier than 12 months’s finish.