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Building Relationships
 The Real Deal

Charter buys shopping center in Gulf Shores;
Car lot owner pays $450,000 for Theodore land;
951 Government St. office building at auction;
New Walmart Neighborhood Market coming;
Mobile firm opens Eastern Shore office

By Kathy Jumper
Mobile Bay Times
Charter Landing Inc. paid $995,500 for Palm South Shopping Center at 3501 Gulf Shores Parkway in Gulf Shores, according to Ken Montgomery, owner of Charter which has offices at The Wharf in Orange Beach. 

The 25,671-square-foot center has three spaces available for lease, he said. The center was built in 2000.

A local car lot owner paid $450,000 for seven lots or 5.28 acres in Plantation Commercial Park on U.S. 90 in Theodore, according to David Cooper of Prudential Cooper & Co. commercial division.

A 75,000-square-foot office building at 951 Government St., will be offered for sale at auction on June 4-6 by Commercial, according to Vallas Realty

The bidding will start at $150,000. 

The nine-story building sits on 2.35 acres and has a long-term rooftop lease with T-Mobile

The city recently approved plans to convert the building into 53 lofts and apartment units. 

For information contact John Vallas at

Construction is under way on a 42,000-square-foot  Walmart Neighborhood Market on Airport Boulevard next to Providence Hospital in west Mobile. Walmart purchased the property several years ago. It is adjacent to Providence Plaza Shopping Center.

Polysurveying and Engineering has opened an office at 28810 U.S. 98 in Daphne, according to the owners. The company also has an office in Mobile.

(Editor's noteKathy Jumper's The Real Deal is a weekly feature in Mobile Bay Times. Her real estate column previously appeared for many years in the Press-Register. Please encourage others to subscribe so that it will continue to inform Mobile/Baldwin readers. Leads and tips welcomed. Her new email address is
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