Marceline, MO -
The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of Marceline, Missouri announced
today they have completed a real estate transaction for property located at 726
E. Gracia Avenue, formerly known as Herff Jones. Following the IDA's acquisition
of the building and grounds, the property was sold to Blake Cagle, owner of
Cagle Machine for use as a future manufacturing facility. Several
members from the IDA and Blake Cagle were present at the closing.
Blake Cagle a long time
business owner, machinist and Marceline resident contacted Darrell Gardner,
Executive Director of the Marceline IDA, earlier this year about expanding his
operation here. Gardner said, "This property became available and seemed to be a
perfect fit for Blake's facility."
There will be a general clean
up and assessment of the building starting this week. When asked, Cagle said,
"we will be moving to this building as soon as possible."
Left to right:
Don Reynolds, Sarah Dunham, Blake Cagle, Dean Enyeart, and Darrell Gardner
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