Lakeville's business landscape is constantly changing—and part of that change includes vacant properties sprinkled throughout the community.
And there’s little doubt residents have their own ideas on how they'd like to see these spaces filled.
So, Lakeville Patch asks you to imagine the future of this space. Do you see a new restaurant? A new store? Something no one else has considered? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
In this edition, we look at the large vacant building in Heritage Commons, adjacent to Cub Foods.
Where's the vacancy? 20137-20147 Idealic Way
What was it? It's actually never been anything. While the other spaces in the Heritage Commons commercial district have been occupied with all sorts of businesses, from Casa Nostra, to Star Nails, to the Minnesota School of Beauty and even a Lakeville Liquore Store, this entire building has sat vacant for years.
Vacant: Since El Lorito closed early in 2011
Current owner: Heritage Commons, LLC.
Age of structure: Built after Cub Foods opened in 2007, but the exact year is listed.
Size: As part of the Heritage Commons 3rd Addition, this building's square-footage is combined with Cub Foods, and listed as 72,190 square-feet.
Estimated value for land and building: As part of the Heritage Commons 3rd Addition, this building's value is combined with Cub Foods, which is, $6.1 million.
Total property taxes: As part of the Heritage Commons 3rd Addition, this building's taxes are combined with Cub Foods, and total $224,301.
Editor's note: Property information is from the Dakota County GIS.