Buildings that were featured in the popular television series “The Walking Dead” are currently being auctioned for a starting price of $680,000. The buildings are located in a town called Grantville, Georgia, which is about 35 miles outside of Atlanta. The nine buildings are being sold on Ebay.
The historic buildings have also been featured in many other television shows and movies, reports ABC. They have been featured in a movie called “Lawless, which stars Jessica Chastain and Shia Lebeouf. The buildings were also featured in “Dumb And Dumber To”, which stars Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey. Additionally, the buildings were featured in “The War”, which starred Kevin Costner and Elijah Wood.
Jim Sells is the mayor of Grantville, Georgia. He says that the properties were brought when they were in the process of being foreclosed. Sells says that entertainers love the old-town square-type buildings. Many of the buildings in the area were built during the 1880s.
More directors are interested in shooting movies in the area. The directors of “83 Days” and “The Ring 3” have contacted the mayor and asked if they can shoot in the area. The movies will feature big name stars including Tom Cruise, Danny Glover and Bryan Cranston.
According to the mayor, the town suffered greatly during the recession. Now, a large part of the town’s revenue is coming from tourists. People are interested in seeing the area that is popular with the entertainment industry.
Sells says that he would love for the town to receive more business. The nine buildings that are for sale each have between 20,000 and 25,000 square feet. Sells says that they could be converted into many things, including restaurants, bars, loft apartments and office spaces. One-hundred and ninety-four users on eBay have stated that they are interested in buying the buildings.
‘Walking Dead’ Town Buildings on Sale on eBay For $680,000