Borough smart to cut asking price for hospital
November 23, 2022
When you’re trying to sell an unlivable house that needs an awful lot of expensive work — a fixer-upper, as it’s politely called — you keep dropping the price until someone comes along who wants the property and can afford to completely rebuild or maybe tear down and build a new home on the lot.
No matter what you think that worn-down house with all its problems and unusable floor plan is worth in memories, it’s only really worth what someone else can make of it.
The unused former Wrangell hospital is that fixer-upper, which is costing the borough nearly $100,000 a year to heat, k...