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Property Watch: A Commercial-Residential Corner Of Empire

By Emily Tyra | May 9, 2022

A 5.95 acre lot (11985 S. Lacore Road, MLS# 1899298, $649,000) in the Village of Empire’s “Gateway Corridor District” is waiting for a thoughtful investor to bring something special to this corner of town.

Agent Sean Kickbush of Century 21 Northland says potential buyers can choose from a long list of approved uses such as: single or multi-family dwelling, restaurant or tavern, mixed-use commercial/residential, church or medical facility.

This property originally served as the Clancy family farm, homesteaded in 1893.

Currently two parcels make up the 5.95 acres which are within walking distance of Lake Michigan and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore headquarters.


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