Oct. 21, 2016 – West Bend, WI – The former Ziegler Building also known as 215 N. Main Street is for sale.
According to archives at http://www.washingtoncountyinsider.com the building last sold Sept. 15, 2011.
The article read: The B.C Ziegler building, 215 N. Main St. was recently sold at public auction to John Kreilkamp and his son Tim for $450,000. The Kreilkamp’s were the only bidders at the Aug. 31 auction.
The building had been on the market since Dec. 2008 with a sale price of $2.95 million.
The total 2011 proposed assessment for the property is $1,802,800. The building was last sold May 2004 to Leisure Investments for $2 million.
The Kreilkamp’s are exploring their options regarding the future of the building; ideas on the table include retail, non-profit, some residential and maybe even a deal with the City.
City administrator Dennis Melvin refused comment on a rumored proposal to swap the current City Hall for the Ziegler building.
According to the city assessor the building dates to the 1900 and was last assessed at $1,298,000.
The Kreilkamps have listed the property with Marcus & Millichap. The asking price is $1.6 million.
Some of the tenants in the building include Client First Investment Management Inc., Greymont, GrandCare Systems, and a handful of nonprofits including the Downtown West Bend Association, Volunteer Center of Washington County and the United Way of Washington County.