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Beulah Publix to open April 28, retail stores in shopping complex to follow

The wait is just about over for Beulah area residents who have anxiously awaited their own neighborhood Publix super market. The Nine Mile Crossing Publix at 8864 Beulah Road will celebrate its grand opening on Wednesday, April 28. Construction began on the 48,387-square-foot Publix in January 2020. Nine tenants will accompany the Publix, which will… Read more »


Chicken Salad Chick Coming to Tanglewood with Healthy Food Options

After it was announced last week that Tanglewood would be getting some tasty new dining options in 2022, Roanoke County said in a tweet that Chicken Salad Chick would be joining in on the fun. The fast-casual restaurant will be coming to the Roanoke market soon in the future 419 Town Center area and customers… Read more »


Tanglewood Mall announces expansion

Several eateries and a dental office will be housed in two new outparcel buildings at Tanglewood Mall in Roanoke County. The new tenants include Panda Express, Jersey Mike’s, Aspen Dental, Blaze Pizza and Chipotle, according to a news release from Blackwater Resources, the Alabama-based owner of the mall. Panda Express and Blaze Pizza are both… Read more »



Publix to open Vestavia Hills location in June

A new Publix location in the metro area will open next week. The Market Place at The Bray in Vestavia Hills opens at 7 a.m. June 3, bringing 135 new jobs to the area. The 48,100-square-foot store will have traditional grocery, dairy and frozen food departments along with full- service bakery, deli, pharmacy, seafood, meat… Read more »


Michaels moves into former A.C. Moore space at Tanglewood Mall

Michaels plans to open a store at Tanglewood Mall, its second location in Roanoke. John Abernathy, president of Blackwater Resources, which owns Tanglewood Mall, said the craft retailer will move into the space vacated by A.C. Moore. A.C. Moore announced in November that it would close all of its craft stores.  The company said at… Read more »


Carilion plans to create center for children’s care at Tanglewood

Carilion Clinic announced Thursday that it will spend $30 million to convert part of Tanglewood Mall into a hub for its growing children’s services. Carilion signed a lease to take over 150,000 square feet, which includes the spaces vacated by J.C. Penney and Miller-Motte Technical College. Abernathy said soon after Blackwater purchased Tanglewood Mall in… Read more »



How to Build a Shopping Center from Start to Finish

For those who work hard and put their time and energy into  a construction project, it’s always nice to see a project go from concept to completion. It took 9 months to construct  The Village at Mitchell Ranch in New Port Richey, Florida, but you can see it time lapsed down to 1 minute in… Read more »


The Guitar Center planning new location in Johnson City

The Guitar Center, which offers lessons, repairs and rentals, will open an 11,000-square-foot store at 3023 Peoples St. in Johnson City in 2020. “The new store will offer customers a hands-on music experience with a wide array of gear to help musicians find their sound — wherever they are on their musical journey,” the company said in a… Read more »