News for November 2014

New Warehouse for MESA

By Mel Honig, Newsletter Editor

BACKGROUND

On Thursday, October 30, 2014 MESA closed on the purchase of their new warehouse. A committee was formed over a year ago to locate a permanent location to store the equipment and supplies MESA collects. This move was prompted by plans of the owner to sell the currently occupied facility. MESA was paying rent at well below market rates. If the building was sold this advantage would most likely vanish. The following requirements were set for the purchase of a warehouse;

  1. A budget of no more than $250,000
  2. Minimum warehouse storage space of 18,000′
  3. Office space was desirable but not essential
  4. Centrally located
  5. Low maintenance and operational expenses
  6. Income revenue a plus but not essential

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