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Opportunity Is knocking in downtown Wheeling and investors are answering

By CASEY JUNKINS

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register

Real estate investor Dean Connors said he has spent about $500,000 to purchase and renovate three downtown Wheeling buildings, including the former Stenger Business Systems building at 1035 Chapline St.
(Intelligencer photo by Casey Jenkins)

WHEELING, W.Va. — Dean Connors said until 2016, he had no interest whatsoever in spending money on downtown Wheeling real estate — but within less than two years, he has spent about $500,000 to purchase and renovate three buildings for commercial use.

“Five years ago, you couldn’t have given me a building in downtown Wheeling. It was just stagnant. Nobody was doing anything,” Connors said. “Now, it’s a totally new ballgame.

“Downtown Wheeling is going to happen, big time,” he added. “Now is the time to get in.”

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