Daily Archives: April 27, 2010

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“We’re trying to reverse the recession all by ourselves.”

Occidental Management’s Gary Oborny on how his company is trying to make some deals

Lee’s Bike Shop to open at Auburn Pointe Friday

WICHITA –In the final bit of Auburn Pointe news of the day, Lee Engler plans to open his Lee’s Bike Shop there (as Have You Heard? previously reported) on Friday.

The former landscape architect for WDM Architects plans a soft opening with a grand opening to follow May 22.

Martinizing Dry Cleaning to open at Auburn Pointe

WICHITA — Also at Occidental Management’s Auburn Pointe, where PostNet will be opening, Nancy and Mark Staal are opening their second Martinizing Dry Cleaning.

“We like the demographics,” Nancy Staal says of the area.

Their first store opened almost four years ago at Siena Plaza at 37th North and Rock.

The 1,000-square-foot Auburn Pointe store will open in mid-May.

Occidental chairman Gary Oborny handled the deal. Cristi Howell of J.P. Weigand & Sons represented Martinizing.

Nancy Staal says more locations are likely.

“We’ll do maybe up to four . . . locations total.”

PostNet to open second Wichita store

WICHITA — Wichita’s second PostNet is going to open in a few months at Auburn Pointe, an Occidental Management property at 135th West and Maple.

Jim and Liz Anderson opened the first PostNet, a FedEx Office competitor, at the Village at Greenwich at 21st and Greenwich in late 2008.

The Andersons are helping Ron and Bonnie Fehr open the west-side PostNet.

“We’re helping to grow the area in Kansas,” Liz Anderson says. “We want them to be successful. It’s all part of the program.”

Even though the Andersons opened at a tough time, they’ve had success.

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