L.C.’s Bar-B-Q, new national tenants for Grandview
07/07/2014 7:10 PM
07/07/2014 7:10 PM
Grandview’s Truman’s Marketplace is on target for a summer 2015 opening.
The $87.6 million redevelopment of Truman Corners Shopping Center by RED Legacy will include a new parking lot, new landscaping, new facades on existing buildings and pedestrian-friendly amenities.
New tenants for the 580,000-square-foot center — on a 72-acre site at Blue Ridge Boulevard and Interstate 49 — will include L.C.’s Bar-B-Q, Ross Dress for Less, Petco, T.J. Maxx, Shoe Carnival and Burlington. The Price Chopper grocery store also is scheduled to be remodeled.
National retailers couldn’t be reached for comment. However, L.C. Richardson confirmed his plans for a second L.C.’s Bar-B-Q.
Richardson founded L.C.’s at 5800 Blue Parkway in 1986.
He opened a second location in Lenexa in 1999. But he said a rent increase five years later was too much, so he closed that restaurant and has been scouting sites for another location since then. The new Truman’s Marketplace offered the “right spot at the right rent.”
“I think we will draw from all around — Belton, Raymore, Kansas City, Johnson County,” Richardson said.
New restaurant coming to Westwood
Kansas City’s Bread & Butter Concepts plans to open a new Westwood restaurant.
The yet-to-be-named Italian eatery will take a 6,500-square-foot space in the new Woodside Village project, which will include an apartment building and first floor retail at 47th Place and Rainbow Boulevard.
Bread & Butter Concepts plans a late summer 2015 opening for the new restaurant. It will combine “straightforward elements of relaxed sophistication and a Tuscan feel, with the comfort of modern lounge seating and a grandiose back bar.” The menu will include modern takes on classic Italian dishes as well as original items created by Bread + Butter chefs. The pasta will be made in view of customers, and the restaurant will have a wood-burning oven.
Bread & Butter Concepts’ other restaurants are BRGR Kitchen + Bar, Gram & Dun, Urban Table and Taco Republic.
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