9-28-2017 -- FM Stone Commercial’s Scott Griffith brokered the sale of 1.34 acres at 2206 Prairie Avenue in South Bend for buyers South Bend Prairie BTS Retail LLC. Contractors immediately broke ground on a proposed 9,000 SF store for Dollar General at the location. The store, located at the southeast corner of Prairie and Ewing avenues, is expected to be open before the end of 2017. Dollar General has more than 12,500 stores in 43 states. The company’s goal is to open 1,000 new stores nationwide in 2017. This land sale is the third deal Scott Griffith and FM Stone have completed for the company in the last two months and at least three more deals are planned in our area.