S.J. Collins News

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:13pm

Delray Beach Plaza will get a full-line Whole Foods Market, not the 365 brand, the center’s developer told a city advisory board in early May.
“It will be a ‘grocerant’ where people go for lunch,” said Jeff Garrison, partner at S.J. Collins Enterprises, which owns the center formerly called Lavers International Plaza, just east of Interstate 95 on East Linton Boulevard. The developer wanted to add 10,000 square feet to the main building to make it a Whole Foods store.

The Site Plan Appearance and Review Board unanimously approved the change May 9.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:12pm

A second Aiken-based restaurant has opened in the Lowes Foods-anchored Lexington Square shopping center on Sunset Boulevard in Lexington — and this one offers steak and sushi on the menu.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:09pm

Three years ago this month, Whole Foods Market announced during a quarterly earnings report the upscale grocer planned to open a second supermarket in Greater Charleston.

In just a few months, the long wait for West Ashley residents could be over.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:06pm

Lexington has two new restaurants — each near the town's new Lowes Foods grocery stores.

Aiken-based WingPlace has opened in the Lowes Foods-anchored Lexington Square shopping center at 5230 Sunset Blvd. WingPlace is owned by Dick and Laurel Dickerson and opened its first location at 732 E. Pine Log Road in Aiken 11 years ago. All recipes used in the restaurant were created by the Dickersons in their own kitchen, according to the restaurant’s website.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:05pm

In April, Bradenton-based Bealls Inc. announced it was launching a new chain of stores focused on home goods.

Now that chain is coming home: Its first Florida store will be in Fort Myers, at a new shopping center dubbed Daniels Marketplace, the company recently announced. The first Home Centric store opened in Cary, N.C., in May.