Business incubator site slated to open in Colfax
July 11, 2019
The Colfax Downtown Association and Chamber of Commerce aim to open a business incubator in part of the former Higginson Furniture building the first week of August.
The project, named "Colfax Mercantile" and funded by a $30,000 grant from the county's .09 economic development program, will operate as a space for individual businesses to sell items. Owners will work one day per week, selling each other's products at a counter.
Each business will share the rent of the Main Street spot and may be part of the experiment for five years or $60,000 in profit in any one year.
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