Tuesday, September 27 2016 11:59 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
If you frequent the intersection of 21st and Greenwich, your life is about to get a lot tastier!
Three anticipated new restaurants should be open there by early November.
A new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit should open in mid-October at the Village at Greenwich development. Denise Neil The Wichita Eagle
H… Read Article
Hey, west-siders, are you hungry for some breakfast?
You’re soon going to have a couple of new options at 29th and Maize Road.
IHOP franchisee Ali Issa plans to open a new IHOP next to the Sam’s Club at 29th and Maize Road next year.
That happens to be across the road from where a yet-to-be-named full-service breakfast restaurant is going to… Read Article
Thursday, September 15 2016 1:26 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
UPDATED – Several new stores are close to opening at Greenwich Place, the 106-acre development at K-96 and Greenwich that’s already home to the Wichita Sports Forum, Bed Bath & Beyond, World Market and BuyBuy Baby.
There are also two new tenant announcements.
Maurices, a women’s clothing store, will join the retail lineup, and&… Read Article
It doesn’t take extensive research to figure out how popular pets are, seemingly more now than ever.
That’s what’s inspiring Cliff Premer to open a Pet Supplies Plus franchise. He’ll open the store in 6,267 square feet at Tallgrass Plaza at the northeast corner of 21st and Rock Road in the first quarter of next year.
“I’ve… Read Article
Thursday, September 1 2016 10:07 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
The Toubia family’s Piccadilly Grill reincarnation has an opening date.
Two Olives will open in the former Chelsea’s space at 2949 N. Rock Road on Sept. 12, according to a just-updated voice mail message at the restaurant. The first week, it will serve lunch only from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Then, on Sept. 19, it’ll will start its regular hours,… Read Article
Mizu Sushi will open later this week or early next week in the building near 21st and Amidon where Sake closed in March.
A new sushi restaurant is opening in the spot at 2140 W. 21st St. that the popular Sakevacated in March.
Mizu Sushi should open later this week or early next week, said its owner, Rachel Xu, who previously ran a sushi restaurant in Virginia. She … Read Article
A local development group wants to purchase the former Commerce Plaza building in downtown Wichita and convert the site into a Hilton Garden Inn hotel.
And the development entity, Wichita Downtown Hotel, wants the city’s blessing to create a community improvement district to help pull off the conversion.
Commerce Plaza is at 401 E. Douglas in downtown Wichita… Read Article
There’s a lot happening at Mill Creek Village, the retail center just north of Starbucks at Central and Rock.
A new ownership group, which prefers not to be named, has signed two new tenants to the center and will be making upgrades to the property as well. That includes additional landscaping, new paint and lights and a replacement for part of the roof. More … Read Article
The building that holds Cortez Mexican Restaurant is for sale. Its owners hope to eventually relocate the restaurant to the west side.
Cortez Mexican Restaurant’s owners want to move to the west side.
Mary and Enrique Cortez, who have run their restaurant since 1985, have put their cavernous building at 344 W. 29th St. N. up for sale. They don’… Read Article
The owners of Yen Ching are back, and they’re opening a new restaurant in Wichita.
Tom and Cathay Chang, who closed their 30-year-old Yen Ching at 430 N. Rock Road in May 2014, are planning to open Tasty House at 2431 N. Greenwich. The restaurant, they say, will be a quick service, order-at-the-counter concept and will offer many types of Asian cuisine, in… Read Article
Chicago has the Magnificent Mile, Los Angeles has the Miracle Mile, and Wichita is now going to have the NewMarket mile.
NewMarket Square, Slawson Cos.’ shopping center at 21st and Maize Road, is three-fourths of a mile along Maize Road.
A new addition, NewMarket North, will make it a full mile.
“This will be the last quarter-mile,” says Sla… Read Article
Sedgwick County’s newest tag office, at the former Dillons store at Douglas and Meridian, was unveiled to the public Thursday during a ribbon cutting and open house.
“This is one of those things we get to celebrate in the community, but that doesn’t happen very often,” said Sedgwick County Commission Chairman Jim Howell. “We want to celebrate big.”… Read Article
Tuesday Morning is moving its east-side store to the former World Market space at Regency Lakes at the northwest corner of 21st and Greenwich.
The store currently is in Brittany Center at 21st and Woodlawn, where it’s been since 2009 when it relocated from 9,000 square feet at Lincoln and Woodlawn to more than 12,000 square feet at Brittany.
The fo… Read Article
A new restaurant is coming to 1515 N. Broadway where Doc’s Steak House had been from 1952 until it closed in late 2014.
A couple who currently has a traditional Mexican restaurant will be moving to the space.
The restaurateurs don’t want to be named yet, but Bernardo Flores of Fiesta Real Estateconfirms the sale of the building.
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The exodus of Wichita businesses has stopped. Cargill is staying in Wichita.
Company officials say they are rejecting offers from throughout the Midwest to relocate their Wichita protein office operation to a new Wichita facility.
They will sort through a variety of Wichita proposals for their new home, including an offer to join Wichita State's Innovation Campus, sources told the Wichita Bu… Read Article
A new addition to one of Wichita’s prominent developments is nearly at capacity thanks to a flurry of leasing activity over the past year.
The Waterfront Plaza addition near the northwest corner of 13th Street North and Webb Road had only two remaining spaces as of mid-May.
“We couldn’t be more pleased with the way things have leased up,”… Read Article
WICHITA’S REAL ESTATE MARKET IS FLYING HIGH
The ‘Air Capital of the World’ soars on strong fundamentals, continued innovation, new business.
By Brian A. Lee
It only takes a visit to the new $200 million Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita to realize you’re not in old Kansas anymore. Things are looking up across the “Air Capital of the World,” from the s… Read Article
First came the trunk show in 2014.
That was Wichita’s initial introduction to Lululemon Athletica, the Vancouver-based company that prefers to test markets first with shows, then with a showroom – not a traditional store.
That’s what Wichita got last summer when Lululemon opened a showroom in 1,344 square feet at the Shops at Tallgrass&n… Read Article
The partners of Wichita’s Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Alliance haven’t been looking to get into the restaurant business, and they weren’t even looking for restaurant space to move into.
That’s what they’re now doing, though, by moving their east-side office to the former Ciao Italian Kitchen space at the Wat… Read Article
Andover is getting a Dunkin’ Donuts, according to a news release on Thursday.
The coffee and doughnut shop chain location will be at the retail center at 321 S. Andover Road, at the intersection of Kellogg and Andover, according to a release from Landmark Commercial Real Estate.
Landmark president Brad Saville handled the sale of the property for the b… Read Article