*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 3/2/2014
Location: Slide and N. Loop 289
Sonic, CVS, Subway/IHOP, United Supermarkets, Alamo Drafthouse, Twisted Root Burger
Location: 7320 Milwaukee Ave
Opening: TBA. They are moving dirt!
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.”
Location: 98th & Slide
Location: 34th and Loop 289
Open air concept. Pending tenants. Anchor stores will be Cabela’s and Costco.
Location: 1900 Glenna Goodacre Blvd.
Opening: Construction should be completed by the first quarter of 2014.
Retail shopping center.
Location: 502 Milwaukee Avenue (Corner of 4th Street & Milwaukee)
Retail shopping center. Across from the United Express.
Location: 400 N. Utica & Erskine
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 and a bank. They cannot release any specifics yet.
Twisted Root Burger
Source and confirmed on Twitter
Location: Likely to be in Northpark near Alamo Drafthouse.
Opening: Sometime in 2014.
Amarillo-based Mexican food joint.
Location: Canyon West near the Milwaukee Corridor. Opening TBA
Italian ice and ice cream shop. It will be located on 82nd and Slide, next to Caprock Cafe.
Opening: March 2014
Location: Glenna Goodacre. Second location will open on 82nd and Milwaukee. Data TBA.
Opening: MOVED to mid March.
Hurricane Grill and Bar
411 University. Are with Ruby Tequilas, Spoonful, etc..
Opening: Spring 2014
h/t: Amanda Elms
Pure Water Ice and Tea Co.
Source: Went to the store and asked!
A LITL fav is opening up its second location! It is currently located at 82nd and Indiana. They have a variety of teas, coffees, water, and ice! The second location will be at 4th and Frankford.
Opening: Late spring, early summer 2014.
Nick’s Sports Bar and Grill
Second location opening up near the Overton Hotel. The current location is at 98th and Quaker. Construction will begin soon.
The rumors have circulated but we did not want to confirm until something was set in stone. They did in fact receive their permit to build at 4805 S. Loop 289 (near Chuy’s and Longhorn Steakhouse). Construction has begun.
Opening: Mid Spring 2014
La Madeline French Bistro
2nd location will be in South Lubbock on 98th or 82nd street (Speculative. Not 100% set in stone yet)
NOW OPEN on 19th and Quaker! Check out full review here.
Steak ‘n Shake
Location: Canyon West Shopping Area. It will be next to the Starbucks on Milwaukee. The sign is up ad it looks like they are getting pretty close! 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*)
Opening: NOW OPEN!, 11am-11pm. Eventually will be 24 hour operation.
Location: 7736 Milwaukee (near 82nd and Milwaukee)
First location will be on 79th and University. The 2nd/3rd location will be in central Lubbock and the 2nd/3rd location will be on 79th and Milwaukee.
Opening: Summer 2014 for University location and late 2014 for Milwaukee location. Either late 2014 or early 2015 for central Lubbock location.
h/t Scott M.
Location: Quaker & 19th St shopping center - same as La Madeline.
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Location: Off Quaker and the Loop (near Casa Ole)…Not 100% set in stone, but looking VERY likely.
Opening: Second quarter of 2014.
h/t: Brittany S.
Location: Just north of 82nd and Milwaukee, close to where Freddy’s is being built.
h/t Sam G.
***Polka Dot Alley
The Polkadot Alley will open a boutique at 4615 50th Street on March 1st! That day will be the grand opening to the public from 10am-6pm. There will be refreshments and 10% off everything in the store all day. The exterior re-model will not be complete so we hope that won’t deter customers… the inside will be well worth it! We have women’s apparel, accessories, jewelry, loads of home/bath/body gifts and more!
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.
The electronic and appliances chain will be opening in the Canyon West Shopping Center. Will be building near Burlington Coat Factory in about 6 months.
Opening: Could be late 2014, but likely in 2015.
Costco shopping area.
Opening of summer 2014. The commercial building permit has been approved and construction has started and they are now hiring!
Location: N. Slide Road & Loop 289. That area will also include a shopping center and outdoor dining options.
Opening: Around April 2014.
Racer Car Wash
4th and Frankford area
Opening: TBA. Sign is up. Don’t imagine it will be too much longer.
Canyon West Shopping Area.
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.
Springhill Suites Marriott
Hilton Garden Inn
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 in June 2014.
Location: 82nd and Milwaukee area, near the Walmart.
There is a big sign for it but cannot confirm details as of now.
Businesses we have contacted who have confirmed at this time there are no plans to come to Lubbock:
P.F. Chang’s Urban Outfitters
Ikea: No plans as of right now.
Pappadeaux | 66th and Milwaukee | We have contacted Pappadeaux corporate. Via Twitter – No plans yet.
Saltgrass Steakhouse | We have contacted Landry’s Inc. Awaiting response.
Panera Bread | No plans
Casa Ole | 4th Street – CLOSED: Sold to a Dallas investment company. Waiting for additional information!
Nordstroms: Via Twitter – no plans Macy’s: Via Twitter – no plans
Fry’s Electronic: No plans
Whole Foods: Looking at Southwest Lubbock pretty seriously.
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