MIDDLEBURG, Fla. — Almost a dozen small companies compelled to seek out new properties in 90 days.
Black Creek Plaza in Middleburg was lately bought by Orange Park Medical Heart.
Since taking up they enacted a clause within the tenants’ lease forcing them out in three months.
Attempting to maneuver a enterprise in 90 days goes to be robust,” explains Neil Tinney, proprietor of Massageology.
He says he and different tenants are scrambling.
Again in March, the property was offered to Orange Park Medical Heart, Inc.
And with that got here this letter that claims each tenant on the strip mall must be out in 90 days, which is June eighth.
Tinney explains, “To solely give us such a bit of period of time to attempt to transfer a enterprise that we’ve tried to construct over the previous few years, I don’t know if we are able to do it.”
A spokesperson for the OPMC says partially, “We’ve given them a 90 day discover in accordance with their lease to be able to enable them time to seek out one other location and to relocate.”
Lots of the companies have been round for years, their shoppers rely upon them.
“They’ve put us in a troublesome state of affairs to attempt to discover a constructing in Middleburg when there’s probably not a lot neglected right here.”
For Tinney, he’s within the works of shopping for a brand new area down the highway. However the prices following a pandemic had been one thing he wasn’t ready for.
“This constructing that I’m attempting to buy goes to value me about $140,000 on the finish of the day and for small enterprise, we don’t have that type of cash.”
OPMC says it understands the disruption and is working with the present tenants to assist them with the transition.
Tinney says the one correspondence he has acquired is the letter he bought again in March.
“They haven’t reached out to anyone in right here to inform us something.”
Orange Park Medical Heart says they’re creating plans for a brand new care website to higher serve the rising neighborhood in Middleburg.
Tinney hopes for higher communication and if potential an additional 30 days.