Northeast Florida Retailer Update

Wawa:
Rumor has it that Wawa may have found it’s first Northeast Florida location, which would be located at Beach Boulevard and Central Parkway, near the entrance to EastPark Industrial (Flex) park. Plans show a 6,119 SF Wawa on a 2.7 acre site with 16 fuel stations and over 65 parking spaces. The company is searching for additional locations in Duval and St. Johns counties.
Article linked HERE.
Source: Karen Brune Mathis / The Daily Record

Walmart Neighborhood Market:
Walmart Neighborhood Market plans to open a 42,000 SF store in Baymeadows Commons, located at 9550 Baymeadows Road in the former Bailey’s Powerhouse Gym. This would be the 7th Walmart Neighborhood Market in the Northeast Florida area. PICOA, Inc. (Los Angeles based) is the owner of the property.
Article linked HERE.
Source: Karen Brune Mathis / The Daily Record

Bonos BBQ:
One of the partners behind the successful local restaurant chain, Bonos Pit Bar-B-Q, has plans to restore a dilapidated building in Springfield, to house a new Bonos BBQ restaurant within the building, as well as a brew-pub with outdoor seating and room reserved for private events. The building, referred to as the 9th and Main Building, was formerly the home to a theatre, Henrietta’s restaurant, a bar and was most recently used by an automotive center. The property was foreclosed on by the city almost a decade ago, and before moving forward, environmental screening will be required.
Article linked HERE.
Source: Karen Brune Mathis / The Daily Record

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen:
The second national restaurant chain to confirm it wants to locate within the new Strand Shopping Center at the St. Johns Town Center is Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen. Currently, the Texas based chain operates 165 locations in 29 states, with 15 already in Florida. The other restaurant to confirm interest in the center is Firebirds Wood Fired Grill.
Article linked HERE.
Source: Karen Brune Mathis / The Daily Record

Jollibee:
Philippines largest fast-food chain is coming to Jacksonville. Jollibee is planning to open at Kernan Village Shopping Center at the intersection (SW) Atlantic and Kernan Boulevards. The chain will be renovating the former KFC/AW restaurant located on an outparcel to the Walmart and Ross anchored shopping center.
Article linked HERE.
Source: Karen Brune Mathis / The Daily Record

About Ernie Saltmarsh

Ernie works for Colliers International in the Northeast Florida Investment Services Group. The team includes Robert Selton, Scott Rogers, Ernie Saltmarsh and Adrienne Miller. Ernie works with buyers who are looking to invest in commercial real estate and sellers who are looking to dispose of investment assets. Ernie's background in research, marketing and finance provide the vital skills necessary to serve his clients.

Posted on May 16, 2016, in Hotel-Restaurant-Tourism, JAX Daily Record, Shopping Centers/Retailers, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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