Three new tenants – including Starbucks – sign on to new south Charlotte mixed-use development

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The Charlotte Observer, Ely Portillo
January 10, 2017

Waverly, the new mixed-use development under construction on Providence Road just south of interstate 485, has signed a trio of new tenants.

The include Starbucks, a women’s clothing boutique and a cell phone store. The 90-acre development by Childress Klein and Crosland Southeast includes a Whole Foods, apartments, for-sale houses, an office building and more than 30 other shops and restaurants.

“These signings add to the diverse mix of national, regional and local retailers at Waverly and bring us another step closer to our vision for a walkable, mixed-use destination in south Charlotte,” said Chris Thomas, partner at Childress Klein.

Here’s a look at the newest tenants:

  • Starbucks will build a freestanding, 2,300-square-foot store at the southeastern corner of Providence Road and Golf Links Drive. The intersection now has a traffic signal. The store is expected to open in late spring.
  • Source1Phones, a “boutique mobile phone sales and repair company,” signed a lease for 944 square feet at Waverly next door to Carolina Ale House. The company plans to open this summer, along with three more new locations in the Charlotte market.
  • Mainstream Boutique has leased 1,392 square feet next door to District 5 Interiors. The women’s retailer that sells clothing, accessories and gift items. The company has franchises in 22 states. This will be the first in Charlotte. Owned by Dawn Talley, it’s expected to open this spring.

Other retailers are nearing their openings. Mattress Firm is opening this month, Chick-fil-A and Panera Bread are opening in February and Whole Foods plans to open in the spring.
Read the original article in The Charlotte Observer.