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New stuff at Grand Boulevard

Discussion in 'Business, Goods and Services' started by Matt J, Jul 14, 2014.

  1. Matt J

    Matt J SWGB

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    Saw the construction fence on the corner by the Tom Thumb. Anybody know what's going in?

    Rumor is a Buffalo Wild Wings and a Starbucks.
     
  2. seal

    seal Beach Lover

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    Its a Starbucks for sure. Have not heard about BWW.
     
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  3. momof2kids

    momof2kids Beach Fanatic

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    I heard a chik-fil-a and a Starbucks.
     
  4. steel1man

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    Yea Chik-fil-a
     
  5. SkinShark

    SkinShark Beach Lover

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    I am scared of the congestion it will bring. As of this week, which is probably the busiest other than the holiday weekends I can glide just past GB before hitting any traffic. I could always count on shopping at GB without any real hassle. I hope I am wrong. I love chicken sandwiches just as much as everyone else.
     
  6. Truman

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    Booooo chains.

    So many great places to get chicken and coffee in south walton.
     
  7. carson

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    I can truly smile at this because I develop franchises and know a few people who live here that do too. It is nice to live in a place that has very few...3 that I know of of...franchises.
     
  8. blumtnbchFF

    blumtnbchFF Beach Comber

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    Buffalo Wild Wings went as far as to submit tax paperwork to the county before they unfortunately pulled the plug. I personally think a "true" sports bar would kill in that location. They could dominate the market btw millers in destin and shades in inlet bch. Oh well... Another Starbucks to compete with the other Starbucks a mile down the road. Happy to see our needs are being filled one mocha frappe thing at a time
     
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  10. steel1man

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    I didn't see the construction fence by. Tom Thumb ? Did see a public hearing notice sign at turn in to GB by movie theater .
     
  11. momof2kids

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    There is a Tom Thumb at that same entrance at the GB Publix across from the fencing.

    What I really wonder is how traffic will go in & out... It's going to be interesting to see how it works out. Unless the entrance by the light is completely reconfigured.
     
  12. unclecarl

    unclecarl Beach Comber

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    I understand that Starbucks has advertised this location as the "world's largest coffee shop." Given the crowds at the Silver Sands Starbucks I'm looking forward to the opening. Judging from the great business done by Applebee's in he area I think a sports bar would be a welcome addition to Grand Blvd. The high end restaurants in GB are great, but it would be nice to be able to spend a little less on dinner from time to time. Some wings, cold beer and a ballgame on the big screen; it doesn't get much better than that.
     
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    I heard that a CFA was going into the Old WinnDixie location on Scenic Hwy.....
     
  14. Matt J

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    The old Winn Dixie location will probably be completely demolished. It's being redeveloped.
     
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    Speaking of rumors I heard from a Winn Dixie employee that Old Winn Dixie is to be demolished and a Chick Fil-a and CVS is going in there.
     
  16. steel1man

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    Isn't that a new CVS next to five guys and new Winn Dixie?
     
  17. mistih

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    FYI...There can't be a stand alone fast food restaurant in S. Walton.
     
  18. momof2kids

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    What about McDonalds and Taco Bell/KFC? Those are in South Walton and stand alone
     
  19. steel1man

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    Whataburger. Standing alone.....oh and there now is a CVS coming soon sign at the demo site of old Winn Dixie. FYI
     
  20. Matt J

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    What misguided idiot told you that?
     

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