A family known for restoring old Bellingham buildings has purchased a couple of key properties in Lynden.
The sales price for the Dutch Village Mall, known for its 72-foot windmill, was $2.6 million. Bender Plaza was sold for $2.5 million.
Kane Hall is the son of Bob Hall, who is also part of the Canoe Street ownership group. Bob Hall has been involved in the purchase of more than a dozen downtown properties, including the Herald Building.
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Kane and Claudia Hall said they don’t plan on any major changes to either of the buildings, which are fully occupied.
The Dutch Village Mall has gone through a major renovation since it was purchased by Neufeldt Properties LLC in 2013 for $1.05 million. The remodel was completed in September 2016 and included fixing the windmill and creating the Mill Inn, a small hotel that has seven rooms. The governing person of Neufeldt Properties LLC is Greg Neufeldt.
“Neufeldt Properties deserves credit for fixing up a building that gives Lynden such a great sense of place and is so iconic to Whatcom County,” Claudia Hall said in a news release, adding that both properties are in great condition.
Bender has more than 18,000 square feet and is home to a variety of tenants including Woods Coffee, The Nuthouse Grill and Cancun Restaurant.
Daylight Properties will manage both properties.