Charles City, Iowa – Staci and Stacy Ackerson of Bassett purchased the Charley Western Depot on North Grand Avenue in Charles City and the renovation of the building is quickly progressing.
Wife Staci Ackerson, who will move her insurance agency to the building once renovation is complete, said she is very excited about the progress of the building.
Ackerson said that the first time she and Stacy Ackerson looked at the building, her husband had an immediate vision of how they could remodel the building to accommodate Shankland Insurance on the lower level and apartments on the upper level.
Ackerson said storage units will be available for rent behind the building.
The project could not have come to fruition, however, without the help of Community Revitalization and grants the Ackersons received.
Ackerson said Shankland Insurance should be able to be in their new offices by late October or early November.