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By JILL SCHRAMM, Minot Daily News

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Whether it’s the history, the solid building construction or simply a love for downtown, developers are taking interest in Minot’s core district.

Multiple renovation projects are in the works.

At 21 E. Central Ave., a three-story building with about 6,000 square feet on each floor is being converted into office space, with remodeling of the first floor for a potential tenant such as a food and beverage business. Building owner Kevin Black plans to locate his business, Creedence Energy, on the second floor.

Ryan and Jessica Ackerman with Aksal Group have completed some remodeling of their properties along First Street Southeast but continue to develop the buildings into future leasable space.

The building at 18 2nd St. NE, where Escape Point has been located on the second floor, is undergoing renovation of its first floor to make additional business space

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