Posts Tagged: Philadelphia

California Burger Chain Targets Philadelphia Market for Expansion

The Habit Philadelphia Opening

The Habit Burger Grill is looking to open more franchise locations in Greater Philadelphia as part of the Southern California chain’s nationwide expansion plan. The company said it aims to reach multi-unit development agreements with franchisees who have a track record of successfully operating restaurants.  John Phillips, chief global partnerships officer for the Habit Burger… Read more »

Wawa to Close Two Philadelphia Stores in Center City

Wawa Closing in Center City

Wawa is closing two Center City stores, citing “continued safety and security challenges and business factors.” The Delaware County-based company will shutter its stores at 12th and Market streets and 19th and Market streets over the next few weeks. The announcement comes a day after the Business Journal reported that Wawa is “seriously considering” taking Philadelphia out… Read more »

Quartermaster Plaza in South Philadelphia sells to New York Joint Venture

The Quartermaster Plaza in South Philadelphia has been sold to a joint venture of two New York firms for $100.1 million as part of a larger portfolio acquisition.  Property records show DRA Advisors acquired the 456,000-square-foot shopping center from Massapequa, New York-based Cedar Realty Trust. The latter purchased the property in 2014 from Cleveland-based Forest City Ratner… Read more »

Sprouts Farmers Market to Open Second Philly Location

Sprouts Farmers Market Opening Another Philly Location

Sprouts didn’t immediately respond to a request for more information on the upcoming store and when it might open. The Quartermaster Plaza and South Philadelphia Shopping Center are in the process of uniting and rebranding under new ownership, with a $250 million redevelopment plan that includes 800,000 square feet of commercial space and 280 new… Read more »

Jollibee Food Chain Makes Pennsylvania Debut

Jollibee Coming to Philly

Global fast food restaurant chain Jollibee announced it opened its long-expected first location in Pennsylvania in the recently renovated Great Northeast Plaza near the intersection of Bustleton and Cottman avenues in northwest Philadelphia. The new Jollibee will occupy an outparcel location at 7340 Bustleton Ave., part of the large retail redevelopment of the former Sears-anchored shopping… Read more »

Wegmans at Montgomery Mall Sells for $22.6M

Wegmans Philly Gets Bought

The site of a Wegmans at the Montgomery Mall has been purchased by an out-of-state real estate investor for $22.6 million, becoming the Philadelphia region’s latest grocery store property to trade hands in the last several years.  ExchangeRight of Pasadena, California, acquired the 128,000-square-foot Wegmans in North Wales from Kohan Retail Investment Group. Great Neck,… Read more »

Bagels and Co. Expanding 6 New Philly Locations

Bagel and Co. opens new Philly locations

Glu Hospitality plans to open six new Bagels and Co. locations across Philadelphia in the next few months after launching the fast-casual dining concept last summer as part of a shift in focus amid the pandemic.  Led by co-founders Derek Gibbons and Tim Lu, the hospitality company was forced to scale back normal operations at restaurants like Añejo… Read more »

Dave’s Hot Chicken Plans to Open 8 Locations in Philly

Dave's Hot Chicken opening in Philly

Dave’s Hot Chicken, which has garnered a massive following since launching five years ago, is planning to open at least eight locations in the Philadelphia region.  The fried chicken company founded in Hollywood is looking to bring its Nashville-inspired chicken to Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Delaware counties. Franchisees Jiger Patel and Pranav Desai have… Read more »

Amazon Fresh is Now Open in Montgomery County Shopping Center

Amazon Fresh Montgomery County Now Open

A new Amazon Fresh grocery store is being planned for the Willow Grove Shopping Center, state filings show, as part of a multimillion-dollar overhaul taking place at the nearly 70-year-old Montgomery County retail complex.  Filings show Amazon Retail LLC has applied for a Pennsylvania liquor license to be used at 102 Park Ave., the address… Read more »

City Fitness is Opening a Seventh Philly Location

City Fitness opening 7th location in Philly

City Fitness plans to open its seventh Philadelphia gym, marking the latest expansion for the homegrown chain.  The company is taking over a space previously occupied by Sweat Fitness at 45 N. 3rd St. in Old City. The three-floor, 15,000-square-foot gym is undergoing renovations and scheduled to open in November. y  City Fitness opened its… Read more »