A motorcycle dealership is set move into a former Peugeot garage which has been empty for more than two years.
Bahnstormer Motorrad has been renovating the site in Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, and hope to be open by the end of the month.
Co-directors Paul Davies, 54, and Alistair Walker, 40, want to make it the flagship dealership in the region.
"We saw the opportunity to expand our operation despite the current economic climate - he who dares and all that," Mr Davies, who opened his first showroom in Hampshire in 2006.
"It is a brilliant location for a motor vehicle dealership and it's a stone's throw away from good test-driving roads."
The business partners do not need to apply to the council for permission because they are not changing the use of the building.
Sainsbury's had wanted to build a small store there but its plans were thrown out in April last year.
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