The local company hopes to preserve and create 400 jobs in Warren.
For the last several years, rumors have swirled about what will become of the former American Tourister building in Warren. A local company believes it has the answer. Bristol Marine Holdings, LLC, a local boating and real estate investment company, has entered a bid to acquire the former Warren Manufacturing Company mill, Bristol Marine President Andrew Tyska announced this week. The company would renovate the building to provide space for small, local businesses, according to a company press release. "Our plan is to support small businesses, preserve existing jobs, and attract new exciting employment opportunities and workforce training facilities to the Warren waterfront," Tyska said in a release. "We will invest in the existing …
The Warren Manufacturing Company fell into receivership last month, eastbayri.com reports, forcing the sale.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The American Tourister/Samsonite mill is on the market after the mill's owner, MMF Realty LLC, fell into receivership lasty month, reports eastbayri.com. The state has appointed a receiver to handle the sale of the mill, officially named the Warren Manufacturing Company mill. The massive propety along the Warren River is appraised at about $7 million. The buildings on Bowen, Main and Water streets encompass more than 500,000 square feet of space. Providence Attorney Richard Land, of Winograd, Shine, Land and Finkle, is handling the mill's affairs as receiver and is already looking for interested buyers, asking potential owners to call his office at 401-273-8300 to schedule a appointment. Among those who have expressed interest in the …