Name of Property:  Underwood Building, Present Site of Underwood Shoes

Address: 147 S. Front Street

Owner: Tom Underwood

Listing Agent: Shelly Myers-Henry, Cressy & Everett "Power of 2," (269) 876-7358

Asking Price: $179,900

Property Description:  This building is located on the corner of Front & Commercial streets in downtown Dowagiac.  The current property owner is the second generation owner of Underwood Shoes, which occupies the main floor that also includes an office, storage area, large show room and access to the basement for additional storage. The second level has a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment that is currently occupied. A second unit can be updated for further income potential.  At the rear of the two-story building is a one-story commercial space, presently leased to a seasonal business, Smoke BBQ.

Lot Dimensions:    25x100
Available Utilities: Electric, Natural Gas, Public Sewer, Public Water, Storm Sewer, Telephone
Lot Size: 0.07 Acres
Present Utilities:    Electric, Natural Gas, Telephone

Name of Property:  Moore Buildingrsz 1moore building

Address: 104 E. Division Street

Owner:  Carolyn Moore

Realtor:  Ernestine Matthews, Matthews Real Estate, (269) 782-2400

Rental Amount: To be determined

Asking Price:  $55,000

Lot Dimensions: 45x70

Property Description:  The one-story building is located downtown, steps away from the high-traffic intersection of Front & Division streets.  Within recent years, it has been the site of a martial arts studio, computer repair shop, coffee shop and a furniture store.  The property includes on-site parking for one or two vehicles.  A municipal parking lot is located at the rear of the site. 


Name of Property:  Huntington Bank Building

Address: 205 Commercial Street

Realtor:  Loren Souers, Signature Associates,  (269) 385-2000  (269) 887-1714

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