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Pie Five Debuts New Prototype Design

Garden City, Kan. — Pie Five Pizza Co. has opened a new restaurant — its first with the company’s new ‘Goldilocks Project’ prototype — in Garden City, Kan. The fast-casual restaurant opened at 1110 Fleming St. on October 29, 2018.

Knoebel Construction Completes HopCat Restaurant in Missouri

St. Louis — Construction is complete for the new $2 million HopCat restaurant and craft beer bar in the Delmar Loop in St. Louis, with Knoebel Construction serving as the general contractor. The new 8,580-square-foot location features seating for 245

Plans Unveiled for Waterfront Restaurant Row in Miami

Miami, Fla. — Focusing on the Miami River and breathtaking views of downtown Miami and the sunset, River Landing has unveiled plans for a ‘restaurant row’ along the river. The 25,500-square-foot restaurant space on the ground floor can be divided

Perfumania Launches its First Concept Store

Denver — Perfumania Holdings, Inc., a leading retailer and destination for designer fragrances, has launched a new concept store. Located inside the newly constructed Denver Premium Outlets in Thornton, Colo., the 900-square-foot space is designed to engage, educate and inspire

CR architecture + design Adds Key Leadership

Cincinnati — CR architecture + design has hired a former vice president of construction at Macy’s, Bruce Quisno, to join its leadership team as vice president of retail market, while Bill Dandy will assume the role of chief operating officer.

Kirkland’s Reopens Hometown Store with All-New Design

Nashville, Tenn. — Kirkland’s has reopened its Brentwood, Tenn., location at 1624 Galleria Blvd. after a month-long closure for remodeling. The new, reimagined store design has been carefully planned to provide shoppers with design and decor inspiration.

FRONTIER Building Breaks Ground on its First Krispy Kreme

Miami — FRONTIER Building has broken ground on a brand-new Krispy Kreme Doughnuts located at 530 Northeast 167 St. in Miami. The iconic doughnut shop’s new location is being built from the ground up next door to the existing location,

Meijer Unveils All-New Convenience Store and Gas Station Design

Grand Rapid, Mich. — On August 27, 2018, Meijer opened a newly-designed convenience store and gas station adjacent to the retailer’s Grand Rapids, Mich.-based headquarters. The new 5,500-square-foot convenience store is the first Meijer gas station to include a separate

Westwood Contractors Adds New Director of Operations

Fort Worth, Texas — Westwood Contractors has expanded its executive team with the addition of David Kimberly as director of operations. He will be directly responsible for supervising the company’s project management team and the general field superintendent.

Building Blocks

SONIC finds masonry block and veneers to be the perfect recipe for new buildouts.

TCI Expands Footprint in OEM Industrial Coatings Marketplace

Americus, Ga. — TCI, a leading manufacturer of thermoset powder coatings and a subsidiary of RPM International Inc., has marked its 30th anniversary by strengthening its ability to offer customized support to customers across a broad range of industries through

Englewood Construction Launches Multiple Restaurant Projects

Chicago — Englewood Construction has begun work on six restaurant projects, including three new Wings Over restaurants in Athens, Ga., Clemson, S.C., and College Park, Md.; a new Outback Steakhouse in Gurnee, Ill.; the renovation of an existing Ruth’s Chris

IA Interior Architects Expands Global Retail Practice

Seattle — IA Interior Architects is growing its retail practice group with the addition of a new team that will be based in Seattle. This group will be led by three retail experts: Mike Riggs, managing director/retail; Ron Singler, design

Pei Wei Debuts New Restaurant Design

Las Colinas, Texas — Pei Wei fans in and around Las Colinas, Texas, will be the first to experience the leading fresh Pan-Asian brand’s new prototype restaurant. The Las Colinas restaurant is the Pei Wei Restaurant Support Center’s flagship location.

Englewood Construction Hires Corporate Controller

Chicago — Englewood Construction, one of the country’s leading commercial construction firms, has hired Benjamin Bowman as the company’s corporate controller. He joins the company from the construction division of KONE, Inc.

New Sheetz Operations Support Center Opens

Philadelphia — On April 19, 2018, convenience store giant Sheetz, Inc. opened its new operations support center in Claysburg, Pa. Designed by CDI Studio One, the architecture division of L.R. Kimball – a CDI Company, the project includes a modern,

KFC’s Bold Climb

After more than 10 years of downsizing, KFC is on the way back up — with a colorful, creative new prototype that speaks to a new generation.

Knoebel Construction Hires New CFO

St. Louis — Jessica Carroll has joined Knoebel Construction as chief financial officer. She is responsible for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of Knoebel Construction. She also maintains financial control systems and develops financial reports.