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July 16, 2014

First step taken for Business Incubator program in Fairmont.

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Community Development Partnership has taken the preliminary step toward establishing a Businesss Incubator program.

On Wednesday, the FCDP closed on the purchase of a property in Fairmont, stationed at 517 Fairmont Ave., which will be transformed into a Businesss Incubator in the near future.

The 4,600-square-foot structure has two main floors, with three offices and a conference area on the first floor and four offices on the second floor, which could all be used by startup businesses. The building also has an attic, which businesses could use as a supplementary work space based on their needs, and a basement, which will be made into an apartment for rent to help finance the Business Incubator program.

Find the full story in Thursday’s Times West Virginian, available at newsstands or through home delivery by calling 304-367-2525 or 304-367-2527.

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