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Port Requests Information from Potential Developers

Port Requests Information from Potential Developers

The Port released this public Request For Information for a 10-acre parcel that includes The Granary on Nov. 15, 2012. This mixed-use, commercially-zoned property can accommodate office, residential, retail and hospitality uses. Adaptive reuse potential of the Granary Building is also included as an option in this initial offering. TheGranary is approximately 49,500 GSF and consists of a … Continue reading

Developers Have $5M Plan to Save Granary

Developers Have $5M Plan to Save Granary

BBJ 10/10/12 A 1920s-era building in the middle of Bellingham’s central waterfront with high-end apartments, new restaurants, offices and expansive coastline views. For a price tag of $5-6 million, it’s a project one development group has envisioned for the abandoned Granary Building on the city’s waterfront. John Blethen, a longtime community developer and business owner, presented a … Continue reading

A Moving Letter

A Moving Letter

Take a look at this wonderful Aug. 21 2012 letter to the Port of Bellingham from Chris Moore, field director at the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation. Moore makes a moving case for preservation of The Granary. “In clear-cutting the physical fabric of the city’s industrial and agricultural history, the community is left with a … Continue reading

Granary Rendering Released

Granary Rendering Released

Local developers John Blethen and James Wilson worked with several architects and Illustrator Richard Mullen to create this rendering of what the granary could look like.  Advocates hope the drawing will entice potential developers, tenants and the Port of Bellingham to see the potential of this building. Interested parties can email us, or contact Michael Smith of … Continue reading