Property at 602 N. Kickapoo was just rezoned for an office and shop space belonging to ElectromagnetiX (EMX), LLC., a business from Oklahoma City.
After finding a nice fit at the northwest corner of Ridgewood and Kickapoo, the business is settling in Shawnee, general manager Chris Middleton said last week.
The established company is unique in that it will use the garage area for creating small prototype parts and utilize the office space for employees and by-appointment client visits, he said.
“We really liked how the property was built,” he said. “It looked like a home; it looked like a place you could come in and be comfortable.”
He said plans are to make the inside feel the same way, with a living room as opposed to a conference room setting.
Increased traffic generation will be very minimum without a retail storefront or walk-in foot traffic, Shawnee City Planner Rebecca Blaine…