Workers began demolishing Price Florist on Oak Ridge Turnpike on Saturday and could finish the job on Monday.
The work at the longtime floral business in central Oak Ridge is being done by Perkins Trucking and Excavating of Knoxville.
Tony Cappiello of Capiello Real Estate said one of his family’s companies purchased the 0.43-acre property about a month ago for $216,000. He said the seller agreed to demolish the property at her expense since it had been condemned by the City of Oak Ridge.
Cappiello said the property is about as large as the Subway down the street. [Read more…]