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The former Eck Supply Co. headquarters at 6 S. Harvie St. will be converted into retail and apartments. (J. Elias O’Neal)

RICHMOND, Va. — A former office space in the Fan is getting a mixed-use makeover.

Richmond-based Eck Enterprises is gutting its former Eck Supply Co. headquarters at 6 S. Harvie St. to make way for retail spaces and apartments, general manager Keith Steger said.

He said Eck is targeting a first quarter 2018 delivery for the $3 million, 0.84-acre redevelopment.

“The project has been more than a year in the making,” he said.

Eck Supply vacated the property in December 2015 after the electrical supplier and distributor was purchased that July by North Carolina-based Sonepar USA for an undisclosed amount.

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