Stanford appointed development manager

LIMA — The Metro Center Upscale Lofts & Business Arcade announced Tim Stanford has joined the team as Development Manager for the Business Arcade. Stanford’s role as Development Manager is in addition to his current position with Superior PLUS Realtors.

Tim Stanford is a respected real estate executive with broad experience in all aspects of real estate brokerage. There are six individual areas available at the Metro Center Business Arcade. They range in size from 1,000 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft.

In a press release, Stanford shared more on the Business Arcade. “The building has a rich history as an economic pillar in Lima. Businesses will expand on this successful past at the Metro Center Business Arcade in one of Ohio’s fastest-growing downtowns. The lofts are nearly full of residents and the window fronts are on a well-traveled street. The growth will be exponential.”

To learn more about development opportunities in the Metro Center Business Arcade, contact Tim Stanford at 419-222-3040 or 419-230-2421. Go to to learn more about the Metro Center Upscale Lofts and Business Arcade.

Dean Brown joined The Lima News in 2022 as a reporter. Prior to The Lima News, Brown was an English teacher in Allen County for 38 years, with stops at Perry, Shawnee, Spencerville and Heir Force Community School. So they figured he could throw a few sentences together about education and business in the area. An award-winning photographer, Brown likes watching old black and white movies, his dog, his wife and kids, and the four grandkids - not necessarily in that order. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0409.