The popular Tex-Mex chain Chuy's is getting closer to opening its second area location. After opening their first location last year near Oxmoor Center, their latest location will be just across the river in Clarksville. They will set up shop in the Clarksville Station shopping center. The center is located just off I-65 on Veterans Parkway right next to Walmart and Cheddars. This location will not be a stand alone location. Various reports mention opening dates ranging from March to April. It looks like the exterior is almost complete. If the first location is any indication, parking might be a challenge at the new location. According to a Business First article, the Texas based chain is leasing a 7,700 square feet of space.
The Cardinal Towne condo/retail development near the campus of U of L is coming along nicely. Crews have pretty much topped off at the corner of Fourth street and Cardinal Blvd. Here they've finished the four stories. Going east along Cardinal Blvd, you can see that there's still a lot of work to be done as only three floors are complete. For more on the project go to:
The Mall St. Matthews latest addition has just opened its doors. After more than three years of vacancy, clothing store chain Forever 21 relocated into parts of the former Dillard's department store. Even though the chain already owned a smaller store near the food court, it now operates a more than 10 times bigger store across the way. According to an older Business first article, the chain invested more than $3.3 million into its 109,000 square feet store.
As I was driving through the Liberty Green neighborhood near downtown Louisville, I noticed some new construction activity. Excavation as well as some foundation work has started at the site of where City Properties is supposed to build their "Edge" condominium project. The ground was broken here last year. "The Edge" is part of the home owner ship portion of the Liberty Green project. For more on the project as well as some renderings click on this earlier story:
Main Street is just days away from adding yet another restaurant to its roster. Doc Crow's Smokehouse will open its doors on February 10th in the Whiskey Row development next to the KFC Yum! Center. The restaurant will feature southern style barbecue and seafood. It will also include a raw bar for oysters on the half shell. Their bourbon list will be quite impressive as the owners will offer 60 of them. The restaurant is just next door to O'Sheas and a future Sol Azteca Mexican restaurant. The restaurant is funded through a low interest loan of $120,000 by the city