A new shoe store is coming to downtown Charleston next to a space that previously sold shoes for many years, and an oyster bar is set to be introduced near a recently opened boutique hotel on King Street.
Denver based Free bird Plans to open 334 King Street in the retail space next to the former Bob Ellis Shoe Store at 332 King while Quente Oyster Bar You’ll go somewhere around the corner on George Street.
The top floor of the renovated three-story space, as well as the adjacent building where Freebird will open, is now The Bench Hotel With 22 rooms and three units considered residences for stays of 30 days or more.
Construction has recently begun to equip the retail space for a shoe store. A Freebird representative said the store could open by the end of the summer.
It’s Freebird’s first store in South Carolina. The retailer has eight others in Colorado, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Utah.
A representative of the Pinch Hotel said the oyster bar, which will serve cocktails and seafood and features an 18-seat marble bar, could open by the end of summer next to the residence’s entrance off George Street. The hotel is also planning to add a restaurant across the alley in Lico Williams’ housea former private residence dating from 1843, also located on George Street.
The main dining area will have seating on the first and second floors, with a small six-seater bar on the second floor. The former carriage house at the rear of the property will be converted into a bar with a wood-burning fireplace and additional seating. The opening timeframes have not been announced.
The Bob Ellis building sold for $9.5 million in 2017, a year after the 66-year-old’s family-owned shoe store closed.
What is cooking?
Charleston 7th District Chipotle Mexican Grill It will open on June 30th.
The new restaurant is located at 220 St. Hours will be 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the first 50 people in line on opening day will receive free chipotle merchandise.
The Newport Beach, California restaurant chain has six other Lowcountry restaurants in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston and Summerville.
Four years after it was first proposed, an addition to the Mount Pleasant Shopping Center is being constructed.
The steel frame is now set to expand 8,482 square feet Bowman Place Shopping Center Off Bowman Road. The new building is next to Interstate 17 behind the United States Nordstrom rack A clothing store, featuring six suites, with just over 1,400 square feet of space and one 2,836 square feet of double space.
No tenants have been announced for the retail and office structure. Construction is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Four more buildings are planned for retail and office tenants between the new structure being built and Bowman Road behind the shopping center. Construction plans for those properties have not been announced.
A new coffee shop has opened on Goose Creek in his truck while he waits for a permanent site to be built.
Hurricane Coffee Company It can be found at 2424 N. Main St. , between gerald tires and the developing Karns Crossroads neighborhood on US Highway 17A.
In addition to regular café items, it also serves white coffee, which Hurricane’s website says is similar to black coffee, but roasted differently.
According to the Hurricane Coffee website, “With about 5 percent more caffeine than black coffee, and a smooth, sweet, nutty taste, white coffee drops quickly, and hits you faster.” “White coffee is higher in antioxidants and more acids than black coffee because all natural elements are not cooked from the coffee beans during the roasting process.”
Coastal coffee roasters Provides roasting for new business.
As for the new building, the owner of the shop Mestina Chambers He said it would be built on the same site as the truck.
“But due to delays and cost inflation, this project will be as complete as possible for the remainder of the year,” she said.