The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 3, 1968 · Page 76
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 76

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 3, 1968
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Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, Nov. 3, 196&-F5 Fetter Expanding Space In Warehouse Operation pife .1. f . fr ' - f MANGONIA PARK Warehouseman Glenn C. Fetter Is building new corporate offices and an additional 30,X)0 square feet of warehouse onto his existing 30,000 square feet on Pioneer Road, just west of Voss Road. The offices of Fetter Co., Inc., are now located In his original building, a 3,200 square-foot quonset-type warehouse on 28th Street, West Palm Beach. A corner of this building has been planning room and offices since 1961. The new offices will occupy the bottom half of a two-story, 7,400 square feet of office space. Typical of Fetter, he will rent the upper half, use the bottom half. Cost of the new offices and warehouse is $200,000. When included with the adjoining 30,000 square foot building and the three-acre site. Fetter said, he will have a total investment of about $400,000. The adjoining building Is occupied by Willie's Transfer & Storage. The new building will have a 20-foot celling, a concrete roof, ground-level loading on the south side, and truck level ramps on the north side. It will also have two power-activated gate levelers to adjust loading docks to tailgates of vehicles regardless of size. Warehouse-expert Fetter became Involved in building warehouses throughout the county as a sideline to his construction business. Although he has built many more, he now operates 180,000 square feet of warehousing In the county. He has divested himself of many smaller buildings, plans to own a million square feet by 1974. Among his holdings are a 50,000 squar e foot Boca Raton unit equipped with a $40,000 air conditioning system; and another in th e same location of 30,000 square1 feet used by International Business Machines Corp. This week hie Is starting another 35,000 square foot unit on Okeechobee B y-Pass Road for Brown's Transfer, a Mayflower agent. To d ate this year he has built and leased out 110,000 square feet of warehousing, not including these last two buildings. -.t.r . " "J s J - --; ;.-4 zl ( i K-. 7 Staff Pholo by Pete Gordon "i "J" 3.1 . SPACEMAN FOR INDUSTRY Glenn C. Fetter to which he will also move his corporate offices. Is rapidly developing as the county's leading Fetter, above, will also start another 37,000 builder of storage space for Industry. Latest square foot warehouse on Okeechobee By-Pass addition to his warehouse empire is a 30,000 Road next week, square foot unit now being built on Pioneer Road, r X , V -it : "'"""V. 'V I in potpfmo U CONDOMINIUM APARTMENTS BRINGS CLASSIC SPLENDOR TO MODERN LIVING GOOD EATING Petite Marmite Restaurant, Palm Beach, has received for the eleventh consecutive year the Holiday Magazine award, for excellence, one of the eight Florida eating places to win it. The restaurant award winners made a traditional tour of the eight restaurants, and the stopover for a gourmet meal at Petite Marmite was attended by 250 persons. Petite Mantiite, operated for 20 years by Mr. and Mrs. CosConzo Pucillo, has won more consecutive awards than any other restaurant in Florida. Food Editor Silas Spitzer of Holiday, left, enjoys lunch with Mrs. Pucillo, and Mr. and Mrs. Ceasar Gonzi nart from the Columbia Restaurant, Tampa. lY ... Shamrock Village Resort Complex Reportedly Bought For $450,000 rail vi i . f M I: ! , V courts and barbecue pl.ts, will be made, but that a major overhaul would not be 'undertaken until after the winter residents leave. this would not be done until after the winter tourist season. He said repairs to upgrade the general appearance, such as the Installation of a new putting green, shuffleboard Ml- Sears Purchases In State High not been revealed. Thirty acres of the property fronts Seaway, Bayshore and Blnney Drives. Another nine and one half acres Is ocean-front property on S. Ocean Drive. Included In the sale were 212 one, two and three - bedroom apartment units, two four-unit apartment buildings on Bay-shore Drive, plus three houses on Bayshore, the U-Totem Grocery, Tropical Acres Restaurant, convention center and swimming pool, A spokesman for Paine and Sutherlin said the company eventually plans to make a retirement center out of the property. However, he said FORT PIERCE Shamrock Village, the resort complex rn South Beach, has been sold for $450,000, according to state documentary stamps on the deed. The deal was over five months in the making. Almost 40 acres are Involved In the sale, plus over 200 apartments. Sellers were Han-delmen Enterprises of Chicago. The new owner, another Chicago firm, Is Paine and Su-therlin, Inc., real estate developers. The $450,000 price does not Include the cost of personal property, only the land and buildings. What was paid for equipment and furnishings has irr.M in i ' 3 t w .in i One hundred-flfty-oine of these sources are loca'led In the Gold Coast area, W. P. Moffltt Jr., local store manager said. : In the 12 southeastern states Sears' purchases amounted to over $2 billion In 196.7 from some 2,220 companies. , In connection with its annual Dixie Progress Sale which started Oct. 31, Sears, Roebuck and Co. announced Saturday that the company purchased $43,982,000 In merchandise from 233 manufacturers In 43 cities and towns In Florida last year. - Ul j . ...the number one address in the Palm Beaches Often, it's not what you do, but how you do it. What we've done is build a condominium apartment on Lake Worth with all the luxury features you would expect in such an address. How we've done it . . . how we've woven all these facilities into a special way of living ... is what makes Portofino so unique. For example, we've planned a formal garden for quiet relaxation. We've appionted the public areas with an elegance and simplicity that becomes a statement of your own good taste. And there are some rather practical considerations: For instance, there will be 24-hour doorman service, and package receiving for your security. Come visit our model apartments soon. We think you'll be delighted with what you find. NO LAND LEASE NO MANAGEMENT FEE-EVER! one.'two and three bedrooms priced from $28,000 to $i6, 000 PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIl JAN. 2nd, 1969 vRtpfmo 2600 North Flagler Drive 1 West Palm Beach, Florida 33408 Phone 655-3391 of Jupiter, assistant extension home economist agent, assists in the 4-H program. The J .C. Penney Co. provides scholarships and travel costs for 12 of these volunteers from 13 southern states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to attend the conference. PENNEY PAYS 4 H TRAVEL - Harlan Johnson, manager of the J.C. Penney store at the Palm Beach Mall, left, is shown making arrangements with Mrs. T. E. Pennington, 604 E. Concordia Ave., Clewiston, center, for her to attend the Southern Regional 4-H Volunteer Leaders Forum, at Eatonton, Ga. Mrs. M. Shirar, right,

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