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Starbucks to anchor Ban Tara retail center

It appears that a retail center with room for up to seven businesses will be the first occupant of the Ban Tara commercial development.

The Hudson City Council approved final plans for the 9,990-square-foot building Monday night.

Starbucks Coffee will be the anchor tenant, and is the only tenant that has been announced so far, Community Development Director Dennis Darnold said in a written communication to council members.

The developers of the 10-lot commercial subdivision, Ban Tara LLC partners David Robson and Brian Zeller, intend to retain ownership of the retail center, Darnold reported to the council. The partners may construct a second building on the parcel in the future, he said.

Mayor Jack Breault complimented Robson, who was in attendance, on the design of the retail center.

Robson said the building is scheduled for completion in December.

Thursday night, the city's Plan Commission will review concept development plans for a new 5,250-square-foot Perkin's Restaurant in the Ban Tara development.

Randy Hanson

Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.

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