Belton, Texas (KWTX) – Crews are busy placing the ending touches on reworking Belton’s MKT Practice Depot into a brand new industrial house.

For enterprise homeowners, new developments supply second possibilities for some and new alternatives for others.

Jay Williams and spouse Christy are making ready to open a railroad-themed restaurant, the Railway Specific Diner.

“Stepping into this constructing is according to what we mentioned: let’s take you into the previous,” Williams mentioned.

The couple owns the WAT THE TRUCK meals truck, which will likely be their first full-service restaurant.

“We’re used to ordering pickup from meals vans,” Williams explains. “Now we have to set the seat.”

The brand new restaurant has transformed a ticket sales space right into a kitchen and left the unique ground of the Depot in-built 1899.

In entrance of the depot, Andrew Johnson scrambles to show the boxcar into the Worm Cookie Firm.

“To have the chance to be on this wonderful house with all the opposite companies on this method is totally unbelievable,” he mentioned.

Johnson hit the brakes and closed the unique Temple Cookie Store in August.

“The price of our items skyrocketed. All we needed to do was have sufficient employees within the retailer. It was robust,” he mentioned.

He mentioned the brand new location will enable him to concentrate on a extra restricted menu and function with fewer employees.

“This can enable us to be extra lenient with our pricing construction and supply a extra pleasing expertise at an reasonably priced worth,” mentioned Johnson.

The work to hit the ultimate bells and whistles goes full steam forward for each Johnson and Williams.

“It is thrilling to have the ability to supply a barely completely different host as we take the subsequent step in our service providing, and that is what we actually needed,” Williams mentioned.

The Railway Specific Diner opens on Fridays. Johnson mentioned Heat Cookie Firm ought to open in February. The MKT Practice Depot may also function a bookstore bar, espresso store, and Puerto Rican restaurant.

By Editor

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