Post Office building to be auctioned April 26
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Apr 11, 2014  |  Vote 0    0

Post Office building to be auctioned April 26

St. Marys Journal Argus

Shackleton’s Real Estate and Auction, Co., has posted on its website the details about the planned April 26 auction of the Town of St. Marys-owned Post Office building at 29 Wellington Street South.

“Property is being sold in ‘as is’ condition,” advises the website. “Property is located in Prime Core Commercial neighborhood. A great investment opportunity! Primary tenant is Canada Post on the main floor, a karate studio in the basement, a residential apartment and a vacant second floor office space. Approximately 10,750 square feet (above grade) building located in the heart of St. Marys.”

For several years, the police — first the Town’s police service; later, the Perth County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police — maintained an office on the second floor of the building. When Canada Post expressed an interest in closing its postal outlet location and delivering mail through community mailboxes in the neighbourhoods, concern from the public led to a decision by St. Marys Town Council to purchase the building for a nominal fee.

Perth County OPP has since relocated its local presence to St. Marys Town Hall, resulting in the vacant second-floor office space.

According to the Shackleton’s website, showings of the building can be arranged by appointment only by calling Broker of Record/Auctioneer Brent Shackleton at 519-271-2646.

The minimum opening bid for the April 26 auction, set to take place at 11 a.m., will be $250,000.

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