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FARMINGTON In a desirable, high-traffic corridor of downtown sits a property in need of a major overhaul. Previously a family-run dental lab, this site provides Knight with the space to transform what is now unused land into a mixed-use development offering residential and commercial units.

“Don't sit back and wait for the perfect developer to find you. Having multiple channels to share the community story is necessary to boost the project … take advantage of a developer showcase. Host multiple tours of the project and surrounding area.” — Kate Knight, Executive Director, Farmington Downtown Development Authority

The vision to revive this site requires perseverance when obstacles arise—because they will.

“Managing the expectations of the property owner was sometimes difficult,” Knight said. “They were taking a leap of faith with us and felt invested in the vision we shared for downtown. … We’ve [also] had to field negativity from a few commercial brokers who scoffed at the vision and said we were dreaming.” It was a dream that will soon become a reality, as the property has been sold to a new development firm looking to bring the established vision to life.

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