As construction continues on the residences at Steeple View Lofts, our team is filling out the first floor with some exciting retail space tenants.
We’re excited to announce that Miesse Candies will join The heART of Friendship ART Gallery by Friendship Communities as first floor tenants, along with other to-be-announced businesses that will serve Steeple View Lofts residents as well as the downtown Lancaster community.
The following is Miesse Candies’ official press release, announcing their upcoming move to downtown Lancaster:
Miesse Candies Announces Relocation Of Factory To Downtown Lancaster
LANCASTER, Pennsylvania – March 17, 2013
Miesse Candies is pleased to announce plans to relocate its factory and factory store from Lafayette Street to Downtown Lancaster.
Beginning August 1, 2013, the factory will be located on the first floor of the Steeple View Lofts building at 118 North Water Street.
Miesse Candies hopes to open the factory store, which will be twice the size of the current store, by Friday, August 9, 2013 and have the factory back up to full production by the end of August. Regular store hours for this location will be announced at a later date, however Miesse Candies plan to have extended hours during holidays and special events.
“We are excited to become a part of the vibrant, growing Lancaster Downtown area, which will mean a more exciting environment for customers who tour the factory,” said Tracy Artus, owner, Miesse Candies. “We look forward to participating in special events like First Friday and will offer discounted parking with purchase to encourage customers to visit our Downtown location,” added Artus.
Miesse Candies will join The heART of Friendship ART Gallery on the first floor of the converted tobacco warehouse. The upper three floors of the building are being turned into one and two bedroom loft apartment rentals for those over age 55.
Larry Guengerich, Director of Communications and Church Relations for Landis Communities, commented, “We are very excited to have Miesse Candies joining the community forming at Steeple View Lofts. Having Miesse Candies in the building certainly adds to the excitement building about this project.”
The history of Miesse Candies as a Lancaster County business dates back to 1875. Miesse Candies is one of America’s oldest continually running confectionary companies and is a household word in the homes of Lancaster County families. Miesse Candies has been a favorite of young and old chocolate lovers by offering high-quality, homemade chocolates at reasonable prices.
Effective August 1, 2013, all correspondence for Miesse Candies may be directed to:
118 North Water Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
The main Miesse Candies telephone number, email address and the www.miessecandies.com website will remain the same. As a reminder, Miesse Candies’ other retail locations are:
Lancaster Central Market Golden Triangle
23 North Market Street 1284 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA 17603 Lancaster, PA 17601
Tues & Fri 7:00 am–4:00 pm 717-299-5055
Sat 7:00 am–2:00 pm Mon-Sat 10:00 am-6:00