What would you like to see in this commercial vacancy in Bel Air?
Gus's Deli Mart closed suddenly in June and the Bel Air property has remained vacant ever since. The building, located at 306 South Main Street, has a prime location in town just a short distance from Bel Air High School, county office buildings and Main Street shops. The 38,942 square foot building is currently owned by Bel Air Main Limited Partnership LLLP, according to online property records. It was first built in 1961. The location most recently served the area as a convience store and was a Wawa before Gus's took over. The building is currently for lease, according to a sign posted in the store's front window. What business do you think would be a good fit for this commercial property? Tell us in the comments.
A simple sign announcing the store is closed hangs on the front door of the business.
Patrons of Gus's Deli Mart were met with a surprise Sunday and Monday when they went to the local convenience store and sandwich shop and found it locked tight. A sign taped to the door, typed on a plain piece of paper, reads, "We are sorry to inform you we are now closed. Thank you to all of our loyal customers over the last 2 years we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused." The closure caught many people by surprise. Around 6 p.m. Sunday, Jill Des Lauriers Marinich posted on the Bel Air Patch Facebook page saying she went to the store to order a crab dip pizza only to find the small sign on the store's front. It was unclear Monday evening what led the business to permanently close its door. The business made headlines in …