West Allis Investment & Capital LLC is planning to purchase a warehouse from Allied Pools in West Allis to open a wholesale stone supply company.
The group, which is registered to Paul Ece, plans to purchase the 43,100-square-foot building at 1735. S. 106th St. for $1.67 million. Ece has asked the Milwaukee Economic Development Corp. for a $178,200 loan for the purchase of the building.
Ece plans on hiring nine full-time employees and two part-time workers.
“We will be the largest wholesale stone supplier in the state of Wisconsin,” Ece said.
Allied Pools, 1800 S. 108th St., will rent a portion of the building for storage, Ece said. Dave Murray, owner of Allied Pools, purchased the warehouse in 2004 and said he no longer needs as much storage space.