Tuesday, March 26, 2013
In addition to the businesses that are scheduled to open in April, May and June, a car wash and a Wendy's are coming this fall.
Four businesses at Gateway Station, a retail development that fronts Ga. Highway 316, in the Winder/Bethlehem area, are set to open in the next three months. Premier Podiatry and Mattress Gallery USA & Fine Furniture are slated to open April 1, Perfect 10 Nails & Spa's opening is set for Opening May 1 and Pancho's Mexican Grill is expected to begin serving customers June 1. Wayne Bartlett with Maynard and Bartlett Realty Group in Winder, who also serves as operations manager for Combs Bartlett Commercial Investment & Development, said a car wash and a Wendy's fast food restaurant are coming to the area this fall. A total of 160 acres along Exchange Boulevard are earmarked for grocery, retail, restaurant, office and medical space within …
Friday, March 22, 2013
While no official opening date had been announced, the county planning department says the company plans to start stocking the store in the next couple weeks.
Michaels is now accepting applications for employment at its new store set to open beside PetSmart inside the Barrow Crossing shopping center. While the Barrow County Planning Department says no official opening date has been announced, the company plans to begin stocking the store in the next couple weeks. The specialty retailer sells arts and crafts supplies, frames, floral arrangements, wall decor, scrapbooking supplies and other merchandise. Signs announcing the store is now hiring have gone up at the location and available jobs include the following: Openings are also available for department managers and include: To apply for a job with Michaels, click here, then enter the zip code 30680, select 10 miles for the distance and click "…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Turtle Creek Wine & Spirits, which is currently located at 429 Loganville Highway near Fort Yargo, is set to move into a newly-constructed building later this year.
A Winder business has plans to move closer to Ga. Highway 316. Turtle Creek Wine & Spirits is set to leave its current location at 429 Loganville Highway near Fort Yargo State Park for a new building that will be constructed behind Chick-fil-A along Exchange Boulevard. A sign is posted at the future location, which is just down from Gateway Station, a 14,000-square-foot development that will see its first business, the sports bar Top Dawg Tavern, open March 4. A total of 160 acres along Exchange Boulevard are earmarked for grocery, retail, restaurant, office and medical space within Gateway at University Parkway. A Varsity restaurant will be built in front of the movie theater, Gateway Cinemas 12 and plans for a Longhorn Steakhouse …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Top Dawg Tavern will be the first business to open inside the new development.
The first business to open inside Gateway Station, a 14,000-square-foot development along Ga. Highway 316, is set to welcome patrons in March. Wayne Bartlett with Maynard and Bartlett Realty Group in Winder said Top Dawg Tavern, a sports bar, is scheduled to open March 4. The business will be joined inside the development by a podiatrist's office, a nail salon, a mattress and furniture store and a Mexican restaurant. The podiatrist, Dr. Jonnica Dozier, signed a lease for suite 200 last year. Bartlett said that while plans for a Longhorn Steakhouse location in the area have been pushed back, he still expects the restaurant to build at the Gateway site. "(Eight to 10) serious retailers/restaurants are in talks with us now," Bartlett said …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Five businesses are set to open by June.
Top Dawg Tavern, set to open late this month, will be the first business to welcome patrons at Gateway Station, a 14,000-square-foot development under construction along Ga. Highway 316. Wayne Bartlett with Maynard and Bartlett Realty Group in Winder said that in addition to the sports bar, a podiatrist's office and a nail salon are set to to open in April, followed by Mattress Gallery USA & Fine Furniture in March and Poncho's Mexican Restaurant in June. Bartlett said plans for a Longhorn Steakhouse location have been pushed back. A total of 160 acres along Exchange Boulevard are earmarked for grocery, retail, restaurant, office and medical space within Gateway at University Parkway. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The city continues its expansion to Ga. Highway 316.
Members of the Winder City Council voted Tuesday, Jan. 8, to annex several properties into the city limits, including five along Exchange Boulevard. Exchange Boulevard, a roadway that runs parallel to Ga. Highway 316, includes the future site of Gateway Station, a 14,000-square-foot development currently under construction. The following are descriptions of each of the properties along Exchange Boulevard, and all were approved for annexation and rezoning by council members: The city council previously vote to annex and rezone five properties along Exchange Boulevard in early December, including the property where Athens Regional First Care, an urgent health care facility, is located. Those annexations became effective Jan. 1, 2013. What…
Sunday, December 30, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor recently released preliminary unemployment rates for November in Northeast Georgia.
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Sunday, December 30, 2012
The preliminary unemployment rate for Barrow County in the month of November, 7.4 percent, showed a slight decline from October's rate of 7.7 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. The preliminary unemployment rate in the Northeast Georgia region declined to 7.5 percent in November, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 7.6 percent in October. The rate was 8.5 percent in November 2011. The GDOL reports the rate declined as a result of fewer new layoffs, represented by first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits. There were 291 fewer layoffs in construction, trade, information services, financial services, professional and technical services, administrative and support services, educational services, health …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A podiatrist recently signed a lease for suite 200 within the planned 14,000-square-foot development.
The 14,000-square-foot building that will be known as Gateway Station could be complete by late January, Wayne Bartlett with Maynard and Bartlett Realty Group of Winder said. The main tenant within the development, which is being built on Exchange Boulevard that runs parallel to Ga. Highway 316, will be Top Dawg Tavern, a family-oriented restaurant that will seat 160 to 180 guests. The retail center will also include a nail salon, and a podiatrist, Dr. Jonnica Dozier, recently signed a lease for suite 200 within the building. Work on that suite will begin soon, Bartlett said. The development is set to feature a splash fountain similar to the one at Mall of Georgia and a clock tower. The site will also include an acre of greenspace behind …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The annexations of five properties will extend Winder's boundaries to Exchange Boulevard effective Jan. 1, City Planning Director Barry Edgar said, and more requests for annexation are forthcoming.
Effective Jan. 1, the Winder City Limits will extend to Exchange Boulevard, a roadway that runs parallel to Ga. Highway 316 and includes the future site of Gateway Station, a 14,000-square-foot development currently under construction. Members of the Winder City Council voted unanimously during a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 4, to annex five properties into the city limits, including the property where Athens Regional First Care, an urgent health care facility, is located. Two properties along Punkin Junction Road were also approved for annexation and rezoning within the city's zoning guidelines. City Planning Director Barry Edgar said additional requests for annexation are forthcoming. The annexations and rezonings are part of the city's plans…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The properties include Athens Regional First Care and the Gateway Station development off Exchange Boulevard, which runs parallel to Ga. Highway 316.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Winder City Council members are set to vote on five annexation and rezoning requests during tonight's business meeting. The properties include the site currently under construction that will be known as Gateway Station, as well as Athens Regional First Care, an urgent health care facility. These properties are located along Exchange Boulevard, which runs parallel to Ga. Highway 316 in front of Gateway Cinemas 12 in Bethlehem. Two additional properties along Punkin Junction Road will be considered for annexation and rezoning. The following is information on each property provided by the city of Winder. These requests for annexation and rezoning are part of the city's plans to extend its city limits to 316. In September, Winder City …