Richfield's business landscape is constantly changing—and part of that change includes vacant properties sprinkled throughout the community.
From empty spaces in strip malls, to stand-alone buildings without a tenant, there are a few commercials spaces around Richfield screaming for new business.
And there’s little doubt residents have their own ideas on how they'd like to see these spaces filled.
In this new feature, Richfield Patch asks you to imagine the future of these spaces. Do you see a new restaurant? A new store? Something no one else has considered? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
In this inaugural edition, we start off with one of Richfield's long-vacant properties: the former Ground Round and Backyard Bar & Grill space.
Where's the vacancy? 1500 E. 78th St. Richfield, MN 55423
What was it? The building operated as a Ground Round for 20 years. Ground Round filed for bankruptcy and then a manager took it over and operated The Backyard Bar & Grill for 2 years until it also went into bankruptcy.
Current owner: A G Bogen Co.
Original development of land: 1970
Property type: Retail
Size: 8,733 square-feet
Rental rate: Negotiable