Mills Group will relocate to High Street to support downtown revitalization

MORGANTOWN — Michael Mills believes in putting his money where his mouth is.
The founding principal of Mills Group, a local architecture firm, said he believes in the revitalization of downtown Morgantown, and will relocate the company’s headquarters to High Street this summer.
Mills is a member of the Main Street Morgantown board and said he feels a connection and commitment to downtown — the firm started at 206 High St.
Around mid-summer, the company will move to 88 High St., across from the Monongalia County Justice Center. Construction has started and Mills said there’s a lot more activity to come.
This week, workers poured a portion of extended sidewalk at the building, Vince Putowski, project manager for Maverick Contracting, said. He said they were also going to extend the face of the building.
Putowski said Maverick is a local contracting company and the move will be great for High Street.
“The story to me is Mills is willing to bring its business to High Street,” he said.
Currently, the Mills Group does business in the Wharf District and has 10 employees in Morgantown. Mills said the new headquarters will have room for eight more people. The firm also has eight employees in a Wheeling office.
Twitter @WillDean_DP

To continue reading, log into your account or explore our subscription options:





More News

Football
WVU's Ladies Huddle set for July 21, will provide more of a 'family vibe'
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. For the first time in the events seven-year history, Ladies Huddle will be split into two sessions due to popular demand.
July 18, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Latest News
Star City Town Council agrees to work with 'No Man's Land' community in attempt to annex it
CITY, W.Va. community targeted in the City of Morgantowns annexation proposal is petitioning to be annexed but into Star City.
July 17, 2019 - 11:12 pm
Latest News
West Virginia ranked second in college readiness, exceeds national average for graduation rate
Incoming West Virginia college freshmen rank second as the most college-ready in the country, according to a recent study by Brainly, a New York peer-to-peer learning community.
July 17, 2019 - 11:09 pm
Latest News
Protests staged at Rep. McKinley’s Morgantown office target Trump policies, recent comments
This land is your land. Woody Guthrie got the last word Wednesday afternoon at David McKinleys Morgantown office in Seneca Center.
July 17, 2019 - 11:03 pm