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, 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 old Lake Marion Garden Center and .
Where's the vacancy? 19770 Kenwood Trail
What was it? The Lake Marion Garden Center, owned by , is a part of the gateway to downtown Lakeville, sitting on more than 11 acres along Kenwood Trail.
Vacant: Since the Lake Marion Garden Center closed early in 2006
Current owner: Richard and Nancy Cross
Age of structure: Not listed, but most structures are in ill repair and may need to be razed
Size: 11.37 acres, and an unknown structure size
Estimated value for land and building: The land is valued at $437,400
Total property taxes: Taxes on the land is $6,634
Editor's note: Property information is from the Dakota County GIS.