10-4-2018 — Darin Hurn plans to sell classic cars from the former Granger location of Fred’s Transmission at 14887 & 14911 SR 23 in Granger. Hurn purchased the Granger property from Fred’s Shops and has just opened Classics on 23 on the site. The property consists of a 7,300 SF auto service center and a 1,260 SF office building on 1.44 acres. Both State Farm and Progressive Insurance currently lease suites in the office building. FM Stone’s Richard Hobson and Bill Kuhns, SIOR, were involved with the transaction.
6-5-2018 -- Jinying Massage Spa will be the new tenant in Suite B at 23631 US 33 in Elkhart. FM Stone Broker Richard Hobson assisted Wenwu Lu in leasing the 1,200 SF retail suite from Richard and Deloris Max. The suite had only been on the market for 64 days.
4-11-2018 -- Kibby Excavating Inc. is the new owner of 10.184 acres at 17225 CR 40 in Goshen. Brent Miller, SIOR, and Richard Hobson represented the seller, LMA Huf Development, LLC and Scott Griffith represented Kibby Excavating, Inc. in the deal. Initially Kibby Excavating expects to use the site for storage of excavation equipment and construction materials. Eventually the company hopes to make the site into its new location with a building and equipment maintenance facility/offices on site. The company also may develop some of the land for RV storage for leasing out to transport companies.
Kibby Excavating is owned and operated by Scott and Larry McKibbin of Goshen and has been in business for almost five years. Larry McKibbin had been in the excavation business for over 40 years at McKibbin Brothers prior to forming Kibby Excavating Inc. with his son Scott.
1-16-2018 -- Richard Hobson and Ross Miller, SIOR, assisted in the sale of Lot #5 Airport Drive in Elkhart. The 2.29 acres was sold to PEB Real Estate LLC from Joseph and Stephanie Carnevale. CH Service Inc. of Elkhart is currently building a 5,000 SF industrial building (by FM Construction) on the site to accommodate its business which services and repairs cranes, hoists, rigging equipment and also does custom welding and fabricating. The new building will be move-in ready by the first part of 2018.