ST. PAUL, MN-Milbern Clothing Co., the last specialty men’s clothing retailer left in downtown St. Paul, said it would close its World Trade Center store at the end of next month, and move its remaining merchandise and employees to its other store on University Avenue.

Owner Herb Bernick said that the new owners of the World Trade Center were proposing to increase the rent for the 4,000-sf store.

The new owner, Chicago-based Zeller Realty, has plans to convert much of the 150,000-sf retail portion of the building into office space. That process started with the leasing of 50,000-sf to Wells Fargo.

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