Downtown Eugene welcomes new businesses

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The growing number of people working and living downtown has attracted new businesses on West Broadway.

The renovated Woolworth Building has signed its second ground-floor retail tenant, Urban Waxx, a Portland-based waxing salon that is opening its first location outside of Portland.

With the addition of Urban Waxx, the Woolworth Building is about 75 percent full, said Sarah Bennett, a principal with Bennett Management Co. Her family built the $10.8 million office building in April 2012, in collaboration with the city of Eugene and group of local investors.

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