Former Reptile World building has new owner
The f ormer Re ptile W orld building in dow ntown Drumheller may soon have a new tenant.
Bob She ddy f rom Cen tury 21 P owerRealty.ca ha s c onfirmed that the Reptile World Building has been sold to an investor from out of Calgary.
The building ha s sa t idle since Re ptile W orld, a p opular tra vel de stination, w as shut down in early 2015 after its c ollection of r eptiles w as seized by t he Alb erta SP CA. The building w as f oreclosed and left in disrepair.
The building or iginally housed the Drumheller Co-op, sits on six lots and has a main floor of over 15,000 s quare feet, with a full basement.
Sheddy t ells “The Mail ” t he new ow ner w ishes t o cle an up and r efurbish the building in hopes of finding a lar ge national or regional tenant.
The former Reptile home has been purchased by an investor who hopes to attract a national or regional tenant.