A Colman circle of relatives commercial enterprise is providing others space in the city’s former constructing middle.
Chris Shoenrock with Shoenrock Properties purchased the Colman Building Center location in January and after some transforming, is prepared for people searching out garage area and places of work downtown. He is a plumbing and heating contractor.
Colman Building Center has moved to its new location on Highway 34 in the community’s business park with an elevated shop and warehouse.
Shoenrock, forty, sold Chester Hardware and in 2014, named his plumbing and heating enterprise Chester Mechanical. He will use a number of the distance as his warehouse and show place so he has product available domestically. He lives between Colman and Chester and also will keep to own Chester Mechanical in Chester.
“It’s just a place for us to maintain our stuff,” he said. “That manner, we don’t should run back and forth as plenty (to serve clients in each cities).”
The relaxation of the distance may be utilized for others trying to save whatever small or big, along with a camper in the iciness, or for workplace space in the former constructing middle showroom.
“There’s manner extra room here than what I need,” he stated.
Shoenrock’s corporation consists of four those who work on all styles of plumbing and heating. “We do a number of cabin upkeep on Lake Madison and Lake Brandt,” he stated.
Shoenrock grew up 5 houses south of his new enterprise region in Colman and graduated from Colman-Egan High School. It’s the network that introduced him back, he stated.
“One a part of the purpose we offered a few belongings here is because of the assist of the network and the local contractors,” he said. His brother, Rick, also is a plumbing contractor on the town.
Colman Building Center, owned by means of Dean and Peg Gulbranson, opened in its new location Jan. 2, doubling in size. The Gulbransons employ nine human beings and are searching out three extra employees.
Heartland Consumer Power District of Madison affords wholesale energy to the metropolis of Colman and assisted each corporations to transition to their new locations with financing from the strength employer’s HELP fund. The agency offers low-hobby loans to business in patron communities via the United States Department of Agriculture’s middleman relending software.
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“These corporations are high examples of the significance of small, circle of relatives-owned companies in rural communities,” said Casey Crabtree, Heartland director of economic improvement and governmental affairs. “Both corporations are filling a want no longer only in their community however within the surrounding vicinity and are growing like crazy in the procedure.”