Condos to Replace Chapala Dealerships

Several car dealerships on lower Chapala Street will soon be driven out of their spaces, as two different real estate developers have recently purchased the properties. At 517 Chapala, H & R Investments plans to construct a three-story complex with six residential and two commercial condos, while at 523-531 Chapala, new owner Leon Olsen plans to build a three-story structure with seven residential and two commercial condos.

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