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George Heidgerken buys Blue Heron paper mill

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Tacoma developer purchased the bankrupt mill for $2.2 million.

The mill site, covered with some 50 buildings, many of them immense and unsightly, was on the market for more than three years. Three developers made offers then backed out.

Jumpy city and Metro officials, who hold high hopes for the 23-acre site, mounted an unsuccessful last-minute bid for the property. They didn't know much about Heidgerken, had almost no contact with him and that made them nervous.

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