ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A mixed-use space in downtown Elmira is nearly ready to open its doors.

The Star-Gazette reports 100 West Water St. is scheduled to open April 1.

The $14.5 million new build has been more than a year in the making.

It will feature 51 market-rate apartments with commercial space on the ground floor.

Among the commercial tenants, LaBella Associates, a Rochester-based engineering, architectural and planning firm will take about 6,000 square feet of space.

Park Grove Realty, the leasing agent is currently working with several prospective tenants and hopes to bring a bar or brewpub to the facility as well.