What's In Store

New retail tenants to open soon in a booming Charlotte neighborhood

The new midtown building at 209 S. Kings Drive, across from Target and BJ's.
The new midtown building at 209 S. Kings Drive, across from Target and BJ's. Courtesy of Providence Group Capital

A midtown building under construction will house four national tenants that recently signed leases: CorePower Yoga, The Habit Burger Grill, Verizon Wireless and Bishops Cuts & Color.

The 12,500-square-foot, two-story building, previously home to a cosmetology school, is at 209 S. Kings Drive, across from the Target and BJ’s. Tenants will open starting in late 2018, according to Providence Group, the Charlotte firm behind the $3.9 million redevelopment.

"(The) overall goal (for the project) was to restore the underutilized, irreplaceable real estate, bringing a more modern and hip look to this neighborhood center," said Mary Bryant of the Providence Group.

The building has one 2,737-square-foot space remaining. Here are the details of the other tenants:

CorePower Yoga, which opened its first Charlotte studio at Park Road Shopping Center last year, will be in a 3,500-square-foot space. A national brand, CPY offers a variety of yoga classes including beginner Vinyasa yoga, advanced hot yoga and yoga sculpt, which is yoga sequences done with free weights.

The Habit Burger Grill, a fast-casual burger chain that first opened in California in 1969, will be in a 3,000-square-foot space. This will be the restaurant's first Charlotte location.

Verizon Wireless will open a corporate store in a 2,000-square-foot space.

Bishops Cuts & Color, started in Portland, Ore., will be in a 3,000-square-foot space. Bishops offers a variety of hair services as well as a free beer for customers as they wait.

Exact opening dates for the tenants were not immediately available.

Katherine Peralta: 704-358-5079, @katieperalta
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