Bareburger Debuts New Look in NYC’s Chelsea Neighborhood

New York City —  Bareburger, an award-winning restaurant specializing in clean comfort food, is celebrating its first decade in business. The restaurant is marking this milestone with the introduction of a location reflecting a refreshed design in the New York

A&W Opens New National Learning Center and Prototype Restaurant

Lexington, Ky. — As A&W celebrates its centennial, the company is preparing for its next century with the recent opening of a new national learning center and prototype restaurant in Richmond, Ky. A&W, which was acquired by its franchisees from

Golden Corral Plans to Remodel 60 Franchise Restaurants in 2020

Raleigh, N.C. — Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, has launched an incentive for franchisees to remodel their current restaurants to the Golden Corral brand’s new Gateway design package. The comprehensive incentive program will support franchise owners with a

KFC Opens World’s First Drive-Thru Only Restaurant in Australia

Cincinnati — International retail design firm FRCH NELSON has partnered with KFC SOPAC to design an innovative, pilot project in Newcastle, Australia, opening to the public this week. With a growing number of consumers ordering through online channels, the goal

Williams Company Southeast Starts 7 More Target Store Remodels

Orlando, Fla. — Orlando, Fla.-based Williams Company Southeast has started seven more Target store remodels in Florida and Texas for a total of 15 Target stores in 2019. The newest work in Florida involves stores in Brandon, Deerfield Beach, Ft.

JCPenney Unveils Reimagined Penney’s Store

Plano, Texas — JCPenney recently unveiled its brand-new store, a completely reimagined format just outside of Dallas in Hurst, Texas, that represents the company’s strategy to put the customer at the center of its business. As a brand-defining store, it

DWM Construction & Renovation Creates New Role

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Construction & Renovation has promoted Andrew Carnes to field project manager and on-site trainer. Carnes previously served as project manager, where he was responsible for overseeing and completing projects on time and to customers’ satisfaction. Carnes

DXL Men’s Big + Tall Rebrands Casual Male XL Store

Canton, Mass. — Destination XL Group, Inc., the world’s leading omni-channel specialty retailer of big-and-tall clothing and shoes, has just converted and rebranded its Casual Male XL store at Keystone Place in Erie, Pa., into a DXL Men’s Big +

Evergreen Devco Breaks Ground on Shopping Center Near Phoenix

Gilbert, Ariz. — Evergreen Devco has commenced construction for The Post at Cooley Station, a grocery-anchored shopping center located at the southeast corner of Recker and Williams Field roads in Gilbert, Ariz. Situated on 23 acres, the retail center will

Heavy Lifting

— By Jim Arabia — How facility managers of multi-location maintenance projects can benefit from an automated, single source heavy equipment rental provider.   Every project manager and maintenance director knows the importance of having the right construction equipment delivered

Newk’s Eatery Unveils New Restaurant Prototype

Jackson, Miss. — Newk’s Eatery has reopened all seven locations in its home market of Jackson, Miss., with a new restaurant prototype inspired by the brand’s ‘Project Strive’ initiative. At the milestone of 15 years since the first unit opened

GATES Construction Names New Senior Superintendent 

Bonita Springs, Fla. — GATES Construction has added Ben Haynie as senior superintendent. Haynie is responsible for daily onsite supervision of GATES’ projects, including quality control, safety, security, project closeout and transition planning. Haynie has over 37 years of construction

50-Year-Old Rosedale Center Plans Major Redevelopment

Roseville, Minn. — Fifty years after it first opened, Rosedale Center plans to significantly expand the center by redeveloping a part of the property to create new housing, a hotel, a grocery store and other new retail space. JLL, Rosedale’s

Architetra Designs Sedona Taphouse’s First Pennsylvania Location

Philadelphia — Architetra p.c., an architectural firm based in Paoli, Pa., is the architect of record for Sedona Taphouse in Phoenixville, Pa., the first Pennsylvania location for the growing franchise. “Architetra thoughtfully designed dining, bar and patio areas that create

Construction on Centennial’s Redevelopment of Hawthorn Mall is Underway

Dallas — Centennial, a fully integrated real estate investment firm with a national portfolio of shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, has broken ground on a transformative redevelopment of Hawthorn Mall, a super-regional shopping center in Vernon Hills, Ill. Since

Franchising Franks

— By Katie Lee — Pasadena, California-based Dog Haus is entering new markets through franchising and partnerships with Kitchen United and Live Nation.   Dog Haus is an emerging new restaurant concept that, frankly, isn’t that new. But it is