CLEARFIELD – For many years, it was the home of all things state traffic-related, but now the building that once housed the offices for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s District 2 is finding a new life to benefit those living just a short distance away.
Once PennDOT moved to the new building in the Industrial Park, the building was left vacant and for sale. Rebekah Graham, marketing coordinator for The Daisy Place, explained that her father, Robert Greenland, purchased the building.
She said he made the purchase with an eye on providing needed services not only to Clearfield, but also specifically to the residents of the apartment buildings located on Leonard Street.
“The goal for the project is to create a space for the residents of the Graystone Apartments and the other businesses and residential communities in the business park behind the building,” Graham said.
“[The goal is] to have places to eat and businesses that would benefit them within a distance that they can easily get to.”
She added that they do not have a firm deadline, as they are currently in the process of lining up businesses and restaurants that would be interested in becoming part of the project.
She said currently they are in the demolition and design portion of the project. And they are flexible.
“We are offering to build to suit, or businesses can bring their own contractors in to build out their space at no penalty,” Graham said.
Part of the concept includes having a food court on the upper level of the building and then having business suites on the main floor, which can be accessed via the courtyard. Plans for the food court even include outdoor seating.
They hope that The Daisy Place will attract businesses that not only serve the community, but also serve and support each other.
For more information on the project or to inquire about opening a business or restaurant at the location, you may visit the Web site, thedaisyplace.com, or contact Graham at 814-553-7250 or email@example.com.