A Colman circle of relatives commercial enterprise is providing others space in the city’s former constructing middle.
Chris Schoenrock with Shoenrock Properties purchased the Colman Building Center location in January and, after some transformation, is prepared for people searching out garage areas 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.
Schoenrock, forty, sold Chester Hardware and, in 2014, named his plumbing and heating enterprise Chester Mechanical. He lives between Colman and Chester and also will keep owning Chester Mechanical in Chester. He will use a number of the distance as his warehouse and showplace, so he has domestically available.
“It’s just a place for us to maintain our stuff,” he said. “That manner, we shouldn’t run back and forth as plenty (to serve clients in each city).”
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 several cabin upkeep on Lake Madison and Lake Brandt,” he stated.
Schoenrock 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 in the town.
Colman Building Center, owned using Dean and Peg Gulbranson, opened in its new location on Jan. 2, doubling in size. The Gulbransons employ nine human beings and are searching out three extra employees.
Heartland Consumer Power District of Madison afforded wholesale energy to the metropolis of Colman. It assisted each corporation in transitioning to their new locations with financing from the strength employer’s HELP fund. The agency offers low-hobby loans to businesses in patron communities via the United States Department of Agriculture’s middleman lending 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.”