It’s no secret that Wilmington is a hustling and bustling city that is always attracting new businesses. As of recently, there are many different businesses across a variety of industries coming to the Wilmington area. We always welcome these new neighbors with open arms and are excited to see how they help improve our coastal town! Continue reading to learn about some new businesses coming to Wilmington.
Disaster Reconstruction Firm
RestorePro Reconstruction opened their 6th office in Southeast North Carolina on Judges Rd in Wilmington. This office has 12 employees and 2,000 square feet of space, with expectations to expand in the future. Their expansion into Wilmington is a result of a need for emergency construction services like water damage repair, fire damage repair and natural disaster repair. RestorePro services residential properties, class A offices and multifamily housing in Wrightsville Beach, Southport, Oak Island, Topsail Beach, Sunset Beach and nearby communities.
Wilmington Trade Center industrial park is on track to be constructed near the interchange of I-140 in New Hanover County. This will be 425,000 square feet of space among three class A industrial buildings. There are no tenants as of yet, but the developers (Edgewater Ventures) are reviewing the many businesses interested already. Wilmington Trade Center should help the Wilmington market grow in the area of industrial businesses. McKinley Building Corp. has begun construction on the first building that will total in 157,610 square feet of space.
Apartments in Downtown Wilmington
Washington D.C. based company, Kettler, is expanding into Wilmington with downtown riverfront apartments. They are right near the new North Waterfront Park downtown that is currently under construction and on track to open in June. These new apartments will contain 293 units in 2 buildings with a bridge connecting the two. It will also contain a pool, pet spa, fitness center and 4,500 square feet of retail space. The apartments have not been named yet, but construction could possibly begin this summer. It will take 18 months to build.
High-End Grocery Store in Downtown Wilmington
Coming soon to Front Street in Downtown Wilmington, Better Basket is a gourmet grocery store in the former Farmin’ on Front property. This grocery store will work with local farmers to bring in fresh produce. It will also feature a bakery, salad bar and prepared meals. Better Basket is currently in the design process with hopes to open this summer.
We are excited to see all of these new businesses in Wilmington, and are interested to see how they will help improve and diversify the community. If you have been thinking about bringing your business to Wilmington also, give us a call and let us help you find the perfect property. There is always something available!