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Big 5 Sporting Goods Builds in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 18, 2012 – Construction started shortly after the building permit was issued on August 24th for the new Big 5 Sporting Goods store currently under construction at 41385 Big Bear Boulevard.  According to Jim Miller, Community Development Director for the City of Big Bear Lake, Avalon Investments, the contractor on the project, has been interested in building for Big 5 in the Big Bear area for about 3 years.  Other sites considered included the lot next to Butcher’s Block and Building Materials as well as the location previously leased by Haus and Home Furnishings in the Interlaken Shopping Center.  Ultimately, Avalon Investments choose the location on the Boulevard across from McDonalds.  As the developer on the project, Avalon Investments builds to suit then will lease back the property to Big 5 with a 10,500 square foot building allowing for 8,500 square feet in retail space along with 43 paved parking spaces.  The contractor’s goal is to have the shell of the building finished by October 1st so the interior work can be completed with the objective to open before Thanksgiving weekend.  The Big 5 chain stores carry products for a broad selection of outdoor activities and athletic equipment for multiple...

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Planning Commission Meeting To Hear Big 5 Proposal

Big Bear, Ca, March 31, 2011, 12:00pm – The City of Big Bear Lake Planning Commission will meet on April 6th in Hofert Hall.  Big 5, a sporting goods retail store, will go before planning commission to obtain approval to start construction on a 10,000 square foot building on the south east corner of Big Bear Blvd, and Conklin Road.  Big 5’s proposed plan includes a 10,000 square foot building, a parking lot with 43 spaces, and driveway, sidewalk, gutter, and curb improvements, as well as a trash enclosure, loading zone, parking lot lighting, landscaping, and business advertising signs.  According to Big Bear Lake Director of Building and Planning, Jim Miller, this will be the 4th time Big 5 has attempted to find a location in Big Bear Lake.  In previous attempts, the developer for the store was unable to meet Big 5 requirements.  The Planning Commission meeting will start at...

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