Residents and visitors of the Cheakamus Crossing neighbourhood will soon have a convenience store to call their own.
The municipality announced Tuesday (May 22) that a 452 square foot commercial space in the Falls building was recently sold to a local business operator.
As one of five commercial spaces in Cheakamus that are either for sale or lease by the RMOW, the spot on Legacy Way is part of a larger commercial space that was designed as a retail and service hub to serve over 1,000 area residents and guests.
“We are pleased to see growing interest in the commercial spaces at Cheakamus Crossing, and that business owners have seized a piece of this prime retail space,” said Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden in a release. “The 452 square foot unit, which has just sold, is one of five spaces offered on Legacy Way. The largest unit is still available and is a great opportunity for the right business concept.”
The space was listed for sale by Whistler Real Estate for $124,500.
At press time it was unknown who bought the space, but a municipal spokesperson said it's a local company as opposed to a chain store.
The Cheakamus Crossing neighbourhood was developed as the athletes' village for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Following the Games, the village was developed into a residential neighbourhood with hopes of accompanying commercial amenities.