DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac building is under new ownership.
Martin Shrader and Jay Looney, of technology company Digital Farms LLC — the new owners of The Business Center of Southwestern Michigan, 415 E. Prairie Ronde St. — were present during Monday’s Dowagiac City Council meeting at City Hall to thank the council for their support.
“We acquired the facility several months ago, and we are underway with substantial improvements and renovations,” Shrader said. “We’ve been working with [City Manager Kevin Anderson] from time to time to make sure he knows what we’re doing. Things are progressing and going very well.”
“We appreciate your investment in the community and your commitment to the community,” said Mayor Don Lyons. “The improvements you’re making in that building are substantial, and we’ll serve both your interests and ours for years to come.”
Founded in 2009, The Business Center of Southwest Michigan is a multipurpose,