*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 11/23/2014
Food & Drink
Amarillo-based Mexican food joint.
Location: Canyon West near the Milwaukee Corridor.
Location: Canyon West
Hurricane Grill & Wings
Location: 411 University. Around Ruby Tequila’s, Spoonful, etc. Construction has begun as of 3/24/14.
Opening: NOW OPEN! Check out our full-write up here.
h/t: Amanda Elms
Location: River Cross Center at 6015 82nd street
Opening: Late October. Construction has started and they officially have their sign up. Keep up-to-date here. As of November 3, they are now hiring all positions. As of November 21, kitchen is ready and opening is very soon.
***Legends Pizzeria Grill and Chill
Location: Securing a location. To be announced in mid November!
Opening: Hoping for early February 2015. As of November 23, a location will be announced on December 16.
Chicago style pizza with a full bar!
Location: 34th and Indiana in the old Cashbox building
Russo’s New York Pizzeria
Location: 19th and Milwaukee
Pie Five Pizza
Location: Waiting on confirmation
Opening: First quarter of 2015
h/t: Ryan G.
Location: Off Quaker and the Loop (near Casa Ole)… In the building where Larry’s Subs was.
Opening: Mid November. Media lunch will be November 7. As of November 10, due to roof issues the new opening date is December 8.
Second location near Tech to open in 2015.
Cowboy Chicken is coming to Lubbock and we’re holding onsite interviews all week, 9am-5pm! Training starts November 3rd! We have over 30 positions available from cashiers, servers, line cooks, prep, floor supervisors and delivery drivers. Above average pay and full or part-time available. Apply in person at 4415 S. Loop 289 and ask for Trish or Darell or apply online at www.cowboychicken.com and someone will call you within 24 hrs. to set up an intervie
h/t: Brittany S.
***Jorge’s Mexican Bar & Grill
Location: Just north of 82nd and Milwaukee, right down from Freddy’s.
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
Dirt is moving!
From their Facebook Page… “Kansas City, Omaha, Lincoln, and Lubbock: We are coming to your city.”
Location: 4th Street (the old Taco Bueno building)
Opening: Scheduled opening date of December 8th. Construction is moving right along.
Teddy Jacks (brought to you by same people of Cujo’s)
Location: Between 72nd and 73rd on the east side of Milwaukee
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!
h/t George M.
Location: The Hub Shopping Center at 82nd and Milwaukee
Opening: Construction to begin November 3rd. Opening around the first of the year.
There are possibilities of other location(s) after the first one in the Hub center.
h/t David S.
Opening 2nd, 3rd, 4th Stores…
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
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
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.
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.
Location: The 2nd location will be on 7725 Milwaukee. They have broke ground.
Opening on Milwaukee tentatively on February 10th, 2015.
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*)
Location: Second location will be in South Lubbock on 82nd or 98th Street (speculative).
Location: Second location will open near 73rd and Milwaukee in the near future. Construction has started. Also looking to build near the mall area.
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.
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.
Location: 98th & Slide
Now Leasing: Current tenants are Live Oak Animal Hospital, Subway, a nail salon, Back 40 Grill, Three Dog Bakery, Apothecary.
Location: 34th and Loop 289
Opening: TBA. Open air concept. Pending tenants. Anchor stores will be Cabela’s, Costco, Homegoods, Marshalls.
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, 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.
Location: West Loop by Cabela’s
Location: West Loop by Cabela’s
This will be opening in the same area as Costco, Cabela’s, and the forthcoming HomeGoods.
***Three Dog Bakery
Location: 5214 98th Street
Opening: Hoping for no later than December 7.
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.
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
Location: Near Overton Hotel
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
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
Location: 82nd and Milwaukee area, near the Walmart.
There is a big sign for it but cannot confirm details as of now.
Location: La Pointe Shopping Center at 98th and Slide
This is a really cool and unique fitness concept! Click here for more information on it.
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.
Saltgrass Steakhouse | We have contacted Landry’s Inc. Awaiting response.
Urban Outfitters | No plans
Whole Foods | Looking around Southwest Lubbock
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