HALES CORNERS, Wis. (BRAIN) — Wheel & Sprocket will relocate its long-standing Hales Corners location to a new mixed-use active-lifestyle development called Ballpark Commons, in Franklin, Wisconsin. The new location is about 3 miles from the Hales Corners store, which is also the head office for the eight-store retail chain.
Wheel & Sprocket will occupy the first floor and lower level of a three-story office and retail building in the development. That will give the store 10,150 square feet of first-floor retail space and an additional 10,000 square feet of lower-level storage.
Ballpark Commons will feature a 4,000-seat stadium, commercial and retail businesses, restaurants, residential apartments and various entertainment and active lifestyle amenities. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring, with a tentative store opening planned for March 1, 2019.
“While moving away from the Hales Corners community, our home for 45 years, is bittersweet, we are thrilled to be part of the Ballpark Commons,” said Noel Kegel, Wheel & Sprocket’s president and co-owner. “Being part of an active lifestyle development with complementary users is huge, not to mention the benefits of having off-road and paved trails out our back door. This move speaks to the rapidly changing retail …read more