Cafe, shopping centre up for sale

A cafe for sale and a shopping centre up for auction, all in this week's Business Time.

* Radio Control is on the lookout for a new station manager, with Jacob Lilley set to pursue other interests. Applications for the position are due by Friday.

* Marton’s Fork ‘n Spoon cafe is for sale. The business, which was revamped earlier this year, is being sold along with the building it occupies for $197,000.

* The former Realistic Computers building in Himatangi is for sale, with an asking price of $650,000. The building, currently being used as a workshop and home, has also been a petrol station and a restaurant.

* Palmerston North’s Midway Plaza, on the corner of Albert and Main streets, is about to be auctioned off. The fully-leased area, which is home to Liquorland Albert St and Steve’s Wholefoods, will go under the hammer on November 30.

* Harris Meat Market on Cuba St, Palmerston North, has undergone some renovations, but is still owned by Gary ‘‘Harry’’ Harris. However, he is still trying to sell the business which has been on the market for more than a year.

* Palmerston North fish’n chip store Double 8 Nine has started offering gluten-free fish and chips. The owners believe there is no-one else between Taupo and Wellington that is offering the gluten-free option.

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Manawatu Standard