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Coming Soon To Lubbock

*Disclaimer: As much as we would like to think that we are all-knowing and powerful, we do not have 100% confirmation on these businesses. Some businesses back out, some take years to decide if they want to build. We have tried to confirm as many dates and places as possible! Enjoy!

The most recent updates will have *** next to them! 
As of 1

Food & Drink

The Plaza
Amarillo-based Mexican food joint.

Location: Canyon West near the Milwaukee Corridor.

Opening: TBA

Construction has yet to begin, but they are hoping for an opening in March.

Twin Peaks
Location: Canyon West

Opening: TBA

Fraiche Cafe
Location: River Cross Center at 6015 82nd street

Opening: NOW OPEN! Update 1/7: We have seen postings and further confirmation (ie no more Facebook or webpage) that Fraiche Café has closed.

Legends Pizzeria Grill and Chill
Location: 5015 University #A

Opening: Hoping for early February 2015.
We will be operating as bucas during the remodel.

Chicago style pizza with a full bar!

Russo’s New York Pizzeria
Location: 19th and Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

Pie Five Pizza

Location: Waiting on confirmation

Opening: First quarter of 2015

h/t: Ryan G.

Jorge’s Mexican Bar & Grill
Location: Just north of 82nd and Milwaukee, right down from Freddy’s.

Opening: 2015

Construction planned to begin in January, opening in July or August.

h/t Sam G.

Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store
Location: I-27 and Regis

Opening: TBA

Dirt is moving!

Teddy Jacks (brought to you by same people of Cujo’s)
Location: Between 72nd and 73rd on the east side of Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

The “Coming Soon” sign is now up right off of 73rd Street! Dirt is being moved and piping is going in. As of November 5, framing is happening quickly! As of December 4, the building is up and they’re beginning work on exterior and parking lot.

h/t George M.

***Chop Chop
Location: The Hub Shopping Center at 82nd and Milwaukee

Opening:  Opening around the first of the year. Construction is in progress inside of the new restaurant. As of the week of 1/12, they are now hiring. Week 1/21 the sign is now up. Should be opening very soon.

There are possibilities of other location(s) after the first one in the Hub center.

h/t David S.

Opening 2nd, 3rd, 4th Stores…

Eskimo Hut
Confirmed there will be a 2nd location. Pending the details.

Domino’s FM 1585
Location: FM 1585 and Quaker Ave (delivering to South Lubbock – 98th St on down to Woodrow Rd)

Opening: Construction to begin in July. Opening later this year. As of November 6, walls going up and construction really kicked off.


Domino’s near TTU campus
Location: TTU campus area

Opening: TBA

More information forth coming. “It will be the largest Domino’s in the country”- Domino’s owner Larry V

Buffalo Wild Wings
Location: Somewhere along 82nd St, closer to Wolfforth

Opening: TBA

Location: 77th and Milwaukee

Opening: Aiming for Spring 2015.

Location: Between Milwaukee & 289 on 19th Street (next to the new Mighty Wash)

Opening: Late January/Early February 2015. Construction is moving right along.

Two additional locations in Lubbock are planned for 2015, for a total of four locations.

Location: North of Freddy’s and Jorge’s on Milwaukee

Opening: TBA. Construction to begin in the fall.

Dunkin’ Donuts


Location:  The 2nd location will be on 7725 Milwaukee. They have broke ground.

Opening on Milwaukee tentatively on February 10th, 2015.

Steak ‘n Shake


Location: Lubbock is expected to have 2-3 locations in the next couple of years. 2nd location will be on the SE corner of 98th and Slide. Construction to begin mid summer 2014. For the 3rd possible location, they are scouting shopping center spaces on University between 19th and the Marsh Sharp Freeway(across from Tech).  This location, if they decide to move forward, will be a Steak n Shake Signature restaurant,  The SnS Signatures are smaller and have a limited menu.  They also serve alcohol unlike the large Classic Steak n Shakes. (*this can change*)

La Madeline French Bistro

Location: Second location will be in South Lubbock on 82nd or 98th Street (speculative).

Opening: TBA



Location: Second location will open near 73rd and Milwaukee in the near future. Construction has started. Also looking to build near the mall area. 1/21: The sign is now up!

Opening: TBA

Shopping Centers

North Slide Square

Location: N. Slide and Loop 289

North Slide Square: Alamo Drafthouse, Twisted Root Burger.
N. Slide & Erskine: Sonic, CVS. Further down Loop 289: Subway/IHOP, United Supermarkets.

The Hub


Location: 7320 Milwaukee Ave

10/24 update from Scott Womack of Coldwell Banker Commercial: “We’ve changed the name of the center to “The Hub” which should immediately resonate with residents of Lubbock as the city has been referred to as “The Hub City” for 60+ years. We also gave the center a design that is much more contemporary in nature. Construction on the center should begin in the next 30-60 days with an 2nd Q 2014 delivery date for tenants.” 

Tenants: Tea2Go and Chop Chop so far.

La Pointe


Location: 98th & Slide

Opening: TBA

Now Leasing: Current tenants are Live Oak Animal Hospital, Subway, a nail salon, Back 40 Grill, Three Dog Bakery, Apothecary.

West End


Location: 34th and Loop 289

Opening: TBA. Open air concept. Pending tenants. Anchor stores will be Cabela’s, Costco, Homegoods, Marshalls.

Terra North

Location: 502 Milwaukee Avenue (Corner of 4th Street & Milwaukee)

Opening: TBA

Retail shopping center. Across from the United Express.

North Star

Location: 400 N. Utica & Erskine

Opening: TBA

Retail shopping center. Near the Heart Hospital.

Peoria and Marsha Sharp Freeway
(right down the road from Bigham’s BBQ on 19th)

People have asked so we have inquired. The builder said it will be two retail stores, as well as an American National Bank branch. Foot Tech.


H-E-B Grocery Store

Source 114th and Quaker H-E-B has purchased land. No plans to build as of now.

Possible rumors of HEB, Trader Joe’s, or Whole Foods opening up around 66th and Milwaukee

Location: 6710 Milwaukee

Opening TBA: Pending city approval. Construction has begun. As of November 7, signs are up and getting closer to opening. 1/21: The store is currently being stocked.

Location: West Loop by Cabela’s

Opening: TBA

Location: West Loop by Cabela’s

Opening: TBA

This will be opening in the same area as Costco, Cabela’s, and the forthcoming HomeGoods.

***Three Dog Bakery
Location: 5214 98th Street

Opening:NOW OPEN!

J. Jill
Location: Kingsgate South (previously Gourmet Kitchen)

Opening: First quarter of 2015

They will begin construction in mid-December.

AT&T Experience Store
Location: Milwaukee Area

Think Apple Store. This will be a hands on, very interactive experience. Look, feel, and see before you buy. Check out more on experience stores here.

Entertainment & Misc.

Arbor Inn Hotel
Location: 6401 62nd Street

Construction has begun! The hotel will include a conference area and restaurant.

Home2 Suites by Hilton

Location: Canyon West Shopping area. In front of Main Event and Arbor Inn – on the SE corner of Spur 327 and Milwaukee.

Opening: TBA. Moving dirt now! Moving fast!

Courtyard Marriott Hotel

Source Marsha Sharp Freeway and University area No open dates have been announced, but the building process has started. Raise the roof! Getting closer to finishing.

Opening: NOW OPEN!

Springhill Suites Marriott


Hilton Garden Inn


Cobblestone Hotel & Suites
Location: I-27, near airport

Hyatt Place
Location: Near Overton Hotel

Pending Permit

United Supermakets
Location: 4th and Milwaukee

Looking to start building in 2015

Performing Arts Center

Source Marsha Sharp Freeway and Ave L $45 million must be raised by December 2017 for the city to complete their deal – giving the new Center the 5-acre lot.


George H. W. Bush Baseball Hall of Fame


Groundbreaking was in June 2014.

Location: Between 73rd and 76th on east side of Milwaukee

Opening: TBA

This will be an emergency clinic and EMS station.

Community Health Center of Lubbock
Location: 1610 5th Street (corner of 5th and Avenue Q next to Stripes)

Opening: Aiming for August 2015


Bodyworks Gym

Location: 82nd and Milwaukee area, near the Walmart.

There is a big sign for it but cannot confirm details as of now.


Rumor Patrol:

Anthropologie | No plans

Braum’s | As of 08/12/14, no plans to build in Lubbock. An ad in the Lubbock AJ had everyone in a frenzy, but they were hiring a district manager for another location.

Burgers, Fries & Cherry Pies | Two locations: 4th & Milwaukee and somewhere on Quaker | No confirmed plans. (h/t Josh H.)

Casa Ole | 4th Street – CLOSED: Sold to a Dallas investment company. Waiting for additional information!

Cheesecake Factory | No plans

Fry’s Electronics | No plans

Ikea | No plans

In-n-Out Burger | Craiglist posting sparked everyone’s attention, but it has since been deleted. Rumors are circulating that one may open up around Cabela’s…

Lululemon | Via corporate: No official information at this time (11/10).

Macy’s | Via Twitter: Say that have no plans. Have had rumors of them moving in near Cabelas.

Marie Callender’s | Not planning on building right now.

McAlister’s | Milwaukee corridor. Early August regional mgr said there were no plans.

Nordstrom | Via Twitter: No plans

P.F. Chang’s | No plans

Panera Bread | No plans

Pappadeaux (66th and Milwaukee) | We have contacted Pappadeaux corporate. Via Twitter: No plans.

Razzoo’s | Have considered Lubbock and even looked at a few sites. In the future but no final decision. This comes from an email from their corporate.

Saltgrass Steakhouse | We have contacted Landry’s Inc. Awaiting response.

Urban Outfitters | No plans

Whole Foods | Looking around Southwest Lubbock

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