Groundbreaking Held for Pantops Plaza

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Artist rendering of Pantops Plaza Artist rendering of Pantops Plaza
Riverbend Development Press Release:

The principals of Riverbend Development broke ground today on the company’s most recent project, Pantops Plaza. Located at the intersection of Abbey and Rolkin Roads on Pantops Mountain, the 10,500 square foot project will boast the area’s first Starbucks drive thru store, as well as a Chipotle Mexican Grill and Jersey Mike’s Subs. Vertical construction is slated to begin Fall 2014 with the first stores opening the following spring.

“After considerable negotiations, we are delighted to bring the area’s first Starbucks drive thru store to Pantops Plaza,” comments Alan Taylor, President of Riverbend Development. “The company’s international reputation for product excellence, customer satisfaction, and continued innovation fits perfectly with our vision for the project and has helped launch and position the rest of the center’s future retail space.”

Virginia-based Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has been named the exclusive leasing representative for Pantops Plaza and principals of the company also represented Riverbend Development in the acquisition of the property.

"This is a tremendous opportunity in a very tight retail market with strong daytime and residential population”, comments Ed Kimple with Cushman & Wakefield l Thalhimer. “With their local knowledge, Riverbend Development was able to move quickly once we secured Starbucks as the anchor.”

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