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Local investor buys historic Broad Street building

An iconic downtown building with a musical past has been sold to a local real estate investor.

Tyson Schuetze, the owner of Auben Realty, LLC, recently bought 822 Broad St., the former home of Pyramid Music. Schuetze said the purchase is part of his personal investment portfolio and separate from Auben.

“We want to renovate the downstairs as a blank canvas for a business to move into,” he said. “We’re going to make it a clean, functional space.”

(Courtesy of Auben Realty, LLC)

Schuetze said the first floor has about 3,000 square feet of space. He plans to focus on updating the building’s plumbing and HVAC systems.

“We want to keep as much of the historic detail as possible,” Schuetze said.

Former DJ and James Brown manager, Robert “Flash” Gordon opened Pyramid on Broad Street in 1976 and a second location on Gordon Highway a few years later. Gordon passed away last year.

Schuetze hopes to begin renovations within the next 90 days, but he’s not sure when they’ll be complete.

“Post-Covid material supply has been a little sketchy,” Schuetze said.

Meybohm Commercial Real Estate handled the sale of the building.

2 Comments

  • Michaela Shively
    Posted September 22, 2022 at 8:24 am

    Tyson, CK Design Georgia LLC would LOVE to collaborate with you and your design team for the Cabinetry and Countertop work for this restoration project. Give us a call at your convenience to discuss 706-303-8393 ~ Warmest Regards, Michaela Shively

  • Janie Terrell Peel
    Posted September 6, 2022 at 2:50 pm

    Nice article, Josh. Tyson is definitely doing his part in helping to renovate and populate downtown. He has been investing in downtown for at least 15 years. Please note that Auben Realty handled the sale of the property. We are a full service investment brokerage who handles residential and commercial sales, property and project management. We specialize in investment/investor investor properties. Appreciate the great articles on downtown. Keep them coming.

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