SaskPower plans new building in Moosomin

May 23, 2017 7:55 am
Kevin Weedmark

SaskPower is planning a $2.5 million, 8,200-square-foot building in Moosomin.

The building, in Eastgate Business Park, will replace the current SaskPower building on Pentland Street.

SaskPower plans to demolish the current building and use the space for additional material storage.

The new building is designed for eight staff, and will include office and shop areas, and a maintenance bay.

The building will be located on Celebration Drive in Eastgate Business Park.

The SaskPower announcement is the third major building project announced in the town of Moosomin so far this year—the first two were Mazergroup and a new Dodge dealership.

Mazergroup is planning a new 25,000 square foot building on the North Service Road, facing the Trans-Canada Highway. Construction should start on that project this summer.

Once the Mazergroup building is completed, a Dodge dealership will be built on the former Mazergroup location on Highway 8 North. Currently Whitewood Dodge has an off-site sales office at the Mazergroup location.

The lot purchased by SaskPower is the third lot sold in Eastgate Business Park.

Tyler Thorn says there has been a lot of interest in land in Eastgate Business Park, especially since the start of this year.

“We’ve seen a lot more interest since the first of January than we have in quite some time,” he said.

“It’s a bit of an indication of the strength of the economy in the area, that there’s so much interest in the business community here.

“Most of the people we’re talking to would be new businesses to the community.”

There are 17 acres left to be sold in the 32 acre Eastgate Business Park.

“There’s tons of room, and we’re open to subdividing it as needed,” said Thorn. “We’ve certainly got some interest, and we’re hoping it will be full in a couple of years.

“We want to make sure we get the right businesses out here that complement our business, and that complement the town.”