Kettering shopping center on auction block

The Kettering shopping center that is home to St. Francis Thrift Store, Big Lots and Skyline Chili will go up for auction next month.

The roughly 118,000 square-foot Wilmington Plaza shopping center at 2724 through 2852 Wilmington Pike will be put on the online auction block Aug. 12 through Aug. 14. The starting bid is $900,000 and the participation deposit is $10,000, according to Ten-X, an online commercial real estate auction company.