Seafood company makes a big purchase
Ren Seafoods paid $ 4.17 million for the old building and property of Smith’s Bakery at 1201 West I-65 Service Road N. in Mobile, according to Marietta Urquhart and Jamie Ison of White-Spunner Realty, who represented the Buyer. David Dexter of CRE Mobile worked for sales people. Ren Seafoods plans to invest $ 12.4 million to develop a processing facility and distribution center. The property comprises 15.64 acres with a production area of 70,130 square feet; a 35,685 square foot transverse dock; and a 4,826 square foot truck service facility. Frios Gourmet Pops rents approximately 30,000 square feet of the building which was used by the bakery for storage and distribution.
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has leased 1,246 square feet of space in the Pinebrook Mall at 3950 Airport Blvd., in Mobile and plans to open this fall, according to Robert Cook of Vallas Realty, who represented the Louisiana-based coffeehouse chain. . This will be PJ’s first location in Mobile. PJ’s opened in Spanish Fort last October. Brittain Youngblood of Youngblood Real Estate worked for the owner.
Eastern Shore Power Systems and Accurate Group of Florida have leased an industrial warehouse at 25251 Friendship Road in Daphne, according to Andrew Dickman of Stirling Properties, who managed the transaction. Accurate Group of Florida, a storm shutter company, will occupy 6,250 square feet and Eastern Shore Power Systems will lease 2,300 square feet.
BIG Potato Company leased 2,400 square feet in the Shoppes of Foley at 3105 S. McKenzie St. in Foley, according to Robert Cook of Vallas Realty who managed the transaction. BIG Potato Company offers handcrafted potatoes and sandwiches, and is based in Greenville, Al., This restaurant will be owner Keith Fleming’s first location in Southern Alabama.
The House of Rescue Ministry – Redemption Place has received interim planning approval to build a 10,800 square foot church that can accommodate 300 people at 808 Magnolia Road, just north of Pleasant Valley Road in Mobile, according to the Mobile Planning Commission. The 2.6 acre site is in an R-1 zoning area.