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Expect a rebuild at Wendy’s too

Written October 8th, 2016 by Hasso Hering
The Wendy's property on Pacific looked like this last July.

The Wendy’s property on Pacific looked like this last July.

Things are happening on the Albany fast-food front. Not only is the Burger King on Geary Street going to be rebuilt, as reported yesterday, but the closed Wendy’s on Pacific will be remodeled as well.

On Sept. 20, the Albany Building Division recorded a permit application for a “complete gut and remodel of Wendy’s,” as the city’s shorthand notation puts it online. The project will include “exterior and interior improvements, ADA restrooms and (a) cooler/freezer vestibule added to rear of building.”

The restaurant at 1560 Pacific Blvd. S.E. closed in January 2015 along with several others in the mid-valley. The city summary of the building permit application puts the value of the remodeling at $556,072.

Like most projects involving chains or national franchises, it’s a project pretty much of out-of-town interests. The owner of the property is a limited liability corporation in Rancho Santa Fe, just outside San Diego. The permit application was filed by an architecture firm in Portland, and the contractor, Engineered Structures Inc., is based in Boise.

The permit is still listed as pending. No word when work will start or when the remodeled restaurant will open. (hh)

 



   


4 responses to “Expect a rebuild at Wendy’s too”

    • Jackson Cauter says:

      We can only hope so. The mayor and the anti-cannabis clones on the City Council seem more enthused about a carousel than about creating favorable conditions for new business opportunity. In the Konopa-Kellum Cabal, a not-for-profit circus in downtown fulfills their fantasy – Albany @ Mayberry. The presence of cannabis retail outlets violates the parameters of the Mayberry illusion. Looking squarely in the rear view mirror, the Konopa-Kellum anti-democratic clique are now sweating freely, fearful that the certain-to-happen No Vote on their beloved ballot measure will cast Mayberry into the depths of the Inferno.

  1. Rhea Chladek says:

    Come back, Wendy’s! My kids miss you!

 

 
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