What are they building?

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  1. cymate

    cymate Well-Known Member

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    What is with the construction between target and Walmart in Ames
     
  2. Guetterdone1

    Guetterdone1 Member

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    Was wondering the same
     
  3. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    Wal-Mart is upping the ante with a couple of these:

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  4. cobraclone71

    cobraclone71 Active Member

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  5. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    I heard Petco and Sports Authority once upon a time but I know they ran into some road blocks at City Hall I think, not sure if it's still that.
     
  6. Three4Cy

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  7. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    They basically have like maybe one big concrete wall built as of today, and a crane. I didn't see what the sign said they were building though.
     
  8. cyclone87

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    #8 cyclone87, Apr 8, 2013
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    Looks like they decided to go ahead without the tax abatement, must not have really needed it. Sports Authority might be nice to have (although I've never been to one so I don't know what they're like), as there really isn't anything like that in Ames now. personally I hate the big box Pet Stores and the Pet industry in general so not too excited about that, but more business is good for Ames.
     
  9. Acylum

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    SEZ? (5char)
     
  10. CyFan61

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    I hope it is a Sports Authority, that is something that is needed in Ames.
     
  11. klamath632

    klamath632 Well-Known Member

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    Sweet! Now I want to play Shadowbane.
     
  12. cyclone101

    cyclone101 Well-Known Member

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    Your avatar is creepy.
     
  13. CyinCo

    CyinCo Well-Known Member

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    My guess is they are building something that will flood.
     
  14. redrocker

    redrocker Well-Known Member

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    Sports store and Pet store
     
  15. ISU_phoria

    ISU_phoria Well-Known Member

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    Is it "Pet Smart" or "Pets Mart"? I could never figure that one out?!
     
  16. Cycsk

    Cycsk Well-Known Member

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    Won't shop at a big box pet store, especially when we have such great local treasures like The Ark.
     
  17. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    Finally a place in ames to buy baseball pants, and glove oil. A year after I graduate.
     
  18. redrocker

    redrocker Well-Known Member

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    The set of plans we are working off of say Petco and Sports Authority
     
  19. isufbcurt

    isufbcurt Well-Known Member

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    Sweet I love Petco. My wife and dogs will be happy, but my bank account won't be.
     
  20. cyfan964

    cyfan964 Well-Known Member

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    Great treasures? Even in the new location The Ark is a horrible pet store. I've never been in there without the tanks just full of dead fish. Meanwhile all the employees are sitting behind the front counter.

    Don't get me wrong I hate box pet stores too, but calling The Ark a treasure is something else. I spend my money at Dyvig's Pet Shoppe in Ames. A place that actually takes care of everything they have for sale. Hell at least Petco will be clean.

    My 2 cents.
     

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