It has been almost seven months since we last published our regular list of new business location openings. The last list went up on PennLive on March 2, right before the COVID-19 pandemic led to the state shutdown that forced many businesses to close (and later reopen under various restrictions).
But even in the middle of a pandemic, there are still a number of businesses opening in the midstate, and large projects continue as well.
Plans are moving forward at a former Kmart in Derry Township that will be replaced by a Five Below, Big Lots, TJ Maxx and a Planet Fitness. A Chipotle will be joining them as well.
The Point shopping center on Union Deposit Road has welcomed Home Outlet. Champion now has a store at Tanger Outlets Hershey.
An electric bicycle store has opened in Harrisburg and a Lego store has opened in Lancaster. And a brand new AutoZone has been built on a long vacant lot not too far from the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg
Two new apartment communities on Linglestown Road are coming along. Blue Ridge Village has welcomed several new tenants since the pandemic began and is continuing work on other projects at the complex. And other new housing communities are being planned as well.
Here’s our latest list of new business locations that have opened or will soon open in the central Pa. region:
Discount home improvement store, Home Outlet opened at The Point shopping center in August at 4247 Union Deposit Road in Lower Paxton Township. The store is located in a space next to Burlington. Last year, Burlington downsized and Home Outlet is taking over the vacant part of the store.
B’Hold Beauty Supply opened at 8 S. Front St. in Steelton inside the Heads Will Turn Barbershop. Owner Brittny Holder began selling beauty supplies out of her residence in Harrisburg two years ago. Holder opened the new store in August. The store sells products for hair care and braiding as well as accessories. Holder also has her own brand of products called BHold Beauty Crown Collection, which includes lashes, hair bundles and edge control.
Champion Athleticwear opened at Tanger Outlets Hershey in Derry Township in July. Champion sells activewear and casualwear for men and women including sweats, team uniforms and accessories.
The new shop sells Pedego bicycles and services them as well and is also offering guided tours, rentals and free trial rides. Bike rentals begin at $25 an hour. The store also sells bicycle accessories. The store is located in Strawberry Square in Harrisburg and opened on Sept. 1.
Brick Heads opened at 50 N. Queen St. in June, according to its Facebook page. The shop features the Lego collection of owner Ron Daggett, who started collecting Legos when he was a kid, and then added to his collection as his own children got into the hobby, according to LancasterOnline.
The new Sephora store opened at the Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace in July at 2567 Brindle Drive in Susquehanna Township. The store is located in the former J. Crew Store between J. Jill and Williams-Sonoma. The beauty chain sells cosmetics, beauty products and fragrances.
The first Tide Cleaners — not only in the Harrisburg area but in the entire state — opened in April at 2047 EG Drive, suite 100 in Lower Paxton Township. The cleaners offers dry cleaning and laundry services. Tide will also clean household items like comforters, curtains, tablecloths and decorative pillows. Tide Dry Cleaners has a 24-hour kiosk and offers a 24-hour drop box for customers with an express bag, which every customer can get for free. The location offers carside valet for customers to drop off and pick up their clothes. The company also offers delivery.
The three retailers have signed 10-year leases and are expected to open in the former Kmart at the Hershey Square shopping center in Derry Township by the spring, according to the shopping center owner, Heidenberg Properties.
Planet Fitness has signed a 10-year lease and is expected to open in the former Kmart at the Hershey Square shopping center in Derry Township by the spring, according to the shopping center owner, Heidenberg Properties.
Construction began earlier this month on the Schoolhouse Flats at 701 Market St. in Lemoyne at the site of the former Lemoyne Middle School. Construction company Mowery plans to transform the middle school into an apartment building. Schoolhouse Flats will include 46 apartments. Each unit will feature stainless steel appliances and hard surface counters, and some units will have a private patio. Eight of the units will be built in the former gymnasium and will feature rooftop decks.
Other proposed amenities available to residents include an on-site gym, on-site parking, bike storage, a pet washing station and a courtyard with designated cornhole, bocce ball and outdoor theater space. Schoolhouse Flats is expected to be completed in the fall of 2021.
Residents began moving into the new complex on May 15. When the complex is completed there will be a total of 184 apartments across four buildings with a mix of studio apartments, one- and two-bedroom options. The studio apartments range from 567 square feet to 591 square feet. The one-bedroom apartments are 853 square feet. The two-bedroom apartments are 1,217 square feet and include two bathrooms. Most apartments will include a private balcony or patio. The apartments will also include a washer and dryer, glass countertops, a garbage disposal, oversized windows, blinds, central air conditioning and USB outlets. The apartments are pet friendly and have smartphone activated front door locks.
The buildings also have the smartphone activated front-door locks as well. And each building has an elevator. There is a community clubhouse at the apartment complex that is open and includes a leasing office, fitness center, swimming pool and lounge area, fire pit recreation area and playground. The complex will also hold events for residents. Blue Ridge Apartments is part of Blue Ridge Village on Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Township.
Blue Ridge Village on Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Township will include 108 single-family homes and 127 townhomes built by Ryan Homes.
High Pointe in Hershey, a condominium and apartment community in Derry Township, will include 38 new condominiums, a three-story apartment building with 39 units and a community center on Rhuehaus Lane, off of Bullfrog Valley Road near the Hershey Medical Center, in addition to several previously built condominiums. The three-story condominiums will have about 2,100 to 2,300 square feet of space and a garage. The houses will generally have three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms. The condos will have granite countertops, wood flooring, stainless steel appliances and a walk-in closet.
There are custom options as well, including the choice of three different tech packages. Tech packages can include things like smart lighting, smart door locks, smart thermostats, smart TVs, smart garage openers, smart doorbells and smart keyless units, all controlled from a person’s phone. A community center at the development is also is under construction that will include a coffee shop, fitness center, a private courtyard, a lounge and a game room with a pool table.
The long-awaited entertainment center Round1 is expected to open early next year, according to Monica Gallagher, senior general manager at the Park City Center. A sign at the mall says that the entertainment center is coming soon and that it will include more than 100 sports and games for all ages and levels. It will have an arcade and a bar and offer bowling, karaoke, billiards and food. Round1 at the Park City Center will take over the former Sears store that closed last year.
F&M Trust will open a regional headquarters in the Crums Mill Business Park at 4050 Crums Mill Road in Lower Paxton Township. The office will support F&M Trust’s branch offices in Cumberland County and the Capital Region, and will house regional leadership as well as employees from the bank’s retail, commercial, and investment and trust services divisions and operational support areas. The office will open by December.
Glitz Soap Co. has relocated to 1 E. Main St. in Mechanicsburg. Glitz makes and sells handmade soap, shampoo and conditioner bars, hair treatments, lotions, and other items. Glitz focuses on eco-friendly products.
Penn State Health – Lower Paxton Township
Penn State Health, which is expanding aggressively, has begun construction on a new primary care location in Blue Ridge Village near the intersection of Linglestown and Crums Mill roads in Lower Paxton Township. The new, 7,500-square-foot Penn State Health Medical Group practice will initially include 12 exam rooms and additional clinical support space for a team of four primary care providers and about a dozen support staff. And there is room for expansion with shell space for eight additional exam rooms at the new facility.
A long-anticipated AutoZone is expected to open soon. The retailer will be located at 645 Maclay St. at the corner of Seventh and Maclay streets in Harrisburg across the street from the 76 gas station on Seventh Street.
Treasures Markets opened on June 30 at 515 N. Franklin St. in Lancaster. The store sells significantly discounted groceries, furniture, clothing and general merchandise by offering a wide selection of closeouts and donated products. The store is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Treasures Markets will accept donations such as furniture, household goods and clothing at its warehouse at 1140 Enterprise Road in East Hempfield Township. The store intends to distribute surplus funds from its operations to Water Street Mission, as well as other local nonprofits who work to eradicate poverty and homelessness. Treasures is a nonprofit/benefit corporation retail organization.
Revelations Day Spa opened on March 7 at 17 N. Railroad Ave., but closed just 12 days later when Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all nonessential businesses to close due to COVID-19. When Cumberland County entered into the state’s green phase on June 12, Revelations Day Spa reopened. The spa offers a variety of hair and nail services, facials, waxing and wellness services.
RSR Realtors is developing a 55+ senior community called Cortland Park, which is the last stage of development to be built in the Winding Hills development in Upper Allen Township. The builder is Lancaster County-based Landmark Homes.
The community will include 117 lots – townhomes and single-family homes as well as a private community clubhouse that will include an exercise room, multi-purpose room, gathering area, a kitchen and a game area. Residents will also have access to the Winding Hills clubhouse.
All of the homes will include two car garages. Optional feature include items like fireplaces, sliding doors, a cathedral ceiling, a deck, a double wall oven, and a study among other options. Mowing and snow removal will be provided through a homeowners association.
A gift store that is coming to the midstate will provide a meal to a person in need for every $10 spent at the store. BoxLunch is coming to the Park City Center in Lancaster. The retailer sells pop-culture themed clothing and accessories including science gear, Disney items, merchandise from a number of TV shows and movies and more.
A women’s apparel and accessories retailer with stores in more than two dozen states has opened a new store in the midstate. Versona opened a store at the Park City Center in Lancaster on June 11.
An AT&T store opened in Blue Ridge Village on Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Township this summer.
The discount store will be part of Steel Works, a future complex located from 102 to 230 N. Front St. in Steelton, across the street from the borough hall.
Grauer’s Paint & Decorating
Grauer’s Paint & Decorating, a Lancaster County Benjamin Moore paint store, has relocated from 35 N. Cedar St. in Lititz to 739 Rothsville Road in Warwick Township. The new location opened on Sept. 8. Store hours will remain the same: 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Grauer’s has been in business since 1934 and was at the Cedar Street location for 13 years.
The new location will have an expanded display of window treatments, greater product selection and an extensive inventory. The new location will also provide improved access with convenient parking.
In addition to being an authorized Benjamin Moore dealer, Grauer’s offers a large selection of wallpaper and is also a Hunter Douglas Window Treatment Dealer, providing custom window treatments including blinds, shades, shears, and shutters. Grauer’s also has additional locations in Lancaster and in Berks County.
Adam Maust, the owner of the Harrisburg marketing agency Mighty Group, purchased the building at 2101 N. Sixth St. in Harrisburg in May and plans to redevelop it. Ideally, Maust hopes to center the 40,000-square-foot building around a grocery store. He also hopes to bring in a brewery, restaurant and a coffee shop to the facility as well but, he is looking at several different options. He also plans to have office space and will relocate his marketing agency to the building.
High Associates is building a warehouse on Ben Franklin Boulevard on the Greenfield business campus in East Lampeter Township. The 229,000-square-foot warehouse will have 32-foot clear height space, 28 loading docks and three drive-in doors, with staging for 30 trailers on 15 acres. Once completed, the facility will be customizable for up to three tenants and is expected to employ up to 200 people. The warehouse will be available for occupancy next fall.
The Chapel Hill United Church of Christ in East Pennsboro Township will be demolished to clear the way for a new commercial center. The new commercial center, which will be known as Poplar Square will be located on the three-and-a-half acre site at the corner of Erford and Poplar Church roads and is expected to include a new space for the church, a medical office, a restaurant and space for up to four stores. The owner hopes to begin construction early next year.
The Hershey Co. plans to build an 810,000-square-foot distribution center located off Killinger Road, between Annville and Palmyra, in South Annville Township. It is expected to be operational by late 2021 and create 270 new, full-time jobs.
Steel Works Apartments will be located at the Steel Works complex in a Steelton located from 102 to 230 N. Front St. The 20,000-square-foot building will have 67 apartments and first floor retail.
New affordable housing community is coming to York County. Kellinger Greene will be located on Kellinger Road in Fairview Township. The new 56-unit townhome development is being developed by Woda Cooper Companies Inc. The new community will offer one, two, and three-bedroom apartments for workforce families, singles, and seniors who earn up to 60 percent of area median income.
It will consist of seven two-story buildings. Six apartments will be designed with full accessibility features for residents with mobility, hearing, and vision impairments, plus three more units will offer features for hearing or vision impairments only.
The townhome apartments will feature fully-equipped kitchens with appliances as well as washer/dryer hookups; individual electric HVAC and hot water heaters; carpeting and tile flooring; and walk-in closets. There will be two off-street parking spaces per unit. The community will include a community room with a kitchen, on-site rental management and resident services office, computer room, and outdoor common spaces including a playground.
Roland Builder plans to build the Garden homes at Autumn Oaks off of Patton Road near Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Township. The neighborhood will include 15 lots that will range from a half an acre to one acre. The houses are expected to include three to five bedrooms and are expected to have a similar design to Roland’s community, the Garden Homes at Jackson Court, that it is building in Upper Allen Township where the homes will have 1,900 to 2,700 square feet of space.
The Garden Homes at Jackson Court are being built off of Mulberry Drive near Hogestown Road in Silver Spring Township. The neighborhood includes 15 lots and the houses are being built by Roland Builder, a home builder based in Upper Allen Township.
The homes will range from 1,900 to 2,700 square feet and include three to five bedrooms, nine-foot ceilings, central air, a kitchen, a foyer, a dinette, granite countertops, customized cabinets, steel appliances, an owner’s suite with a walk-in closet, a laundry, a blacktop driveway and a garage. Other possible features for the houses include a rear patio, a covered porch, a sunroom, a great room, a gas fireplace, a security system and central vacuum.
Tri-Corner Communities plans to build 280 apartments and 48 townhomes on the former IAC/Masland property in Carlisle.
An affordable senior housing development in Susquehanna Township, Cherry Orchard Place will soon open at 2323 Linglestown Road. Affordable Housing Associates of Dauphin County — a nonprofit associated with the Housing Authority of Dauphin County — is developing the 49,000-square-foot senior housing development for seniors 62 years and older. The apartment building will have 49 apartments — both one and two-bedroom units. Five of the units will be available to veterans.
The development will include flower gardens, an outdoor patio, a walking path around the property, a community room with kitchenette for residents and their guests, a library, a computer room, and a laundry room on each floor. The building will have an elevator, and accessible units as well.
Officials broke ground in June in North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County at the future site of a Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott. The hotel will be located at North Cornwall Commons, a mixed-use development, which will include townhomes, retail shops, luxury apartments and office space. The four-story hotel will have 90 rooms as well as a fitness center, meeting space, an outdoor swimming pool and a business center.
Platinum Preowned – Harrisburg opened for business in February at 1030 Highspire Road in Swatara Township, and was planning to have a grand opening celebration at the end of March but, Platinum Preowned – Harrisburg closed with all other non-essential businesses in the state in mid-March. And the dealership stayed closed until it reopened on May 29.
Platinum Mitsubishi – Lancaster opened at the former home of Chapman Ford at 5201 Main St. in East Petersburg in September.
UPMC Primary Care Gettysburg
Wetzel Family Medicine, located at 312 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, joined the UPMC network of providers on Aug. 1. The new practice name is UPMC Primary Care Gettysburg. Chris Wetzel, MD, and the staff will remain at their current location. Specializing in family medicine, Wetzel sees patients of all ages and provides disease management for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. UPMC Primary Care Gettysburg is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.
UPMC Outpatient Center
UPMC announced the opening in August of a new outpatient center in York County. The outpatient center is located at 2201 Brunswick Drive in West Manheim, near Hanover, and offers express care, primary care, specialty care, and ancillary services. The Outpatient Center also offers community education rooms. The following practices have or will relocate to the 43,000-square-foot, two-story facility.
UPMC Express Care – previously located at 1404 Baltimore Street, Hanover
UPMC Pinnacle South Hanover Primary Care – Dr. John Schwartz, previously located at 1404 Baltimore Street, Hanover
UPMC Imaging Services – previously located at 1404 Baltimore Street, Hanover
UPMC Lab Services – previously located at 1404 Baltimore Street, Hanover
UPMC Pinnacle Grandview Road Primary Care – Vipul Shah, MD, internal medicine, previously located at 3130 Grandview Road, Building A, Suite 100, Hanover
UPMC Endocrinology – James Dicke, MD, previously located at 3130 Grandview Road, Building B, Suite 2, Hanover
The following practices and services are new locations:
UPMC General Surgery with surgeon Eric Glendinning, MD
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute with Gurpal Singh, MD, J. Andre Garabedian, DO, Lokesh Gowda, MD, Gagandeep Gurm, MD, and Ashley Zinda, DO
UPMC Cardiac and Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing
Select Physical Therapy
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Red Rose Cardiology, became part of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and moved to the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute office (formerly Cardiac Consultants) at 1697 Crown Avenue in Manheim Township, Lancaster County, on Aug. 31. Red Rose Cardiology is now known as UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute. In addition, a new UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute office opened on Sept. 14 at 1555 Highlands Drive, Suite 100, in Warwick Township, Lancaster County, directly across from the UPMC Lititz hospital.
Acadia Healthcare and Tower Health opened Tower Behavioral Health on July 14 at 201 Wellness Way in Berks Township near Reading. Initially, Tower Behavioral Health will offer acute inpatient care for adults age 18 and older. Care will be provided in a general psychiatric unit, with a mood disorders unit for adults scheduled to be added at a later date. Additional expansion plans include age-appropriate units for children and adolescents in 2021.
Leg Up Farm
Leg Up Farm held a groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 20 at 3720 Mont Alto Road, Guilford Township, Franklin County. Leg Up Farm is a pediatric facility that provides physical, occupational, speech and aquatic therapy, counseling services, therapeutic horseback riding, nutrition services and educational and recreational programming for children with special needs.
Curantis Home Care
Curantis Home Care, a non-medical home care business, in conjunction with the Kutztown University Small Business Development Center held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 46 E. Philadelphia St. in York on Sept. 1. The company is owned by Roy Hughes. Curantis Home Care also specializes in helping clients and veterans find funding options that may have been previously unknown to families. Information: www.curantishomecare.com
PinnacleHealth Neurosurgery and Neurosciences Institute
Electrodiagnostic Medicine Group, Ltd. has joined UPMC’s network of providers. The group will be integrated with the UPMC neuroscience department, and its official name will be PinnacleHealth Neurosurgery and Neurosciences Institute. Vincent Tranchitella, M.D., and Benjamin Warfel, M.D., will continue to provide services at existing locations in the Lancaster, Lebanon, York, and Hanover areas. Electrodiagnostic Medicine Group has been providing electrodiagnostic testing and consultation services for a variety of peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction, or muscle disorders since 1998.
CVS Pharmacy opened new testing sites for COVID-19 at the following locations:
CVS Pharmacy, 1624 Lincoln Highway, Lancaster, PA 17602
CVS Pharmacy, 2200 West Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
CVS Pharmacy, 123 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
CVS Pharmacy, 560 Old York Road, New Cumberland, PA 17070
CVS’ Self-swab tests are no cost to patients with insurance or through a program for the uninsured funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and are available to individuals meeting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria. Patients must register in advance at CVS.com to schedule an appointment. When the patients arrive at the store, they will be provided with a test kit and given instructions, and a CVS Pharmacy employee will observe the self-swab process.
Penn State Health announced that it is building a new health practice on the Highmark corporate campus on Center Street in East Pennsboro Township. The practice will be open to members of the community, including the 3,500 local Highmark employees who live and work nearby. Construction is expected to conclude in the fall.
JDC Pediatrics is relocating its office on Technology Parkway in Hampden Township to a space in a brand new, 30,000-square-foot medical building located in the Good Hope Business Complex at 1822-24 Good Hope Road. The practice will take up 8,900 square feet of the new building and the remainder will be occupied by a general family practice. Construction on the new building began in March. The practice expects to move into the new location in December, according to JDC’s website.
UPMC Pinnacle Endocrinology Associates has opened a new office at 510 Greenbriar Road in York. The practice opened on June 8.
The clinic is located at Geisinger Holy Spirit Orthopaedics, 429 N. 21st St. and is open 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with no appointment necessary. Eventually the clinic will be open on Saturdays.
The clinics provide specialized orthopedic care for common injuries like a strain, a sprain or a simple fracture. Children and adults with minor injuries that occurred in the last 72 hours can visit the orthopedic urgent care locations. Employees at the clinic can evaluate and treat injuries, perform X-rays, apply splints and casts and schedule follow-up appointments.
Once a patient is seen by a physician assistant at the clinic, they are scheduled for follow-up care as needed. People who have severe fractures and dislocations will need treatment in the emergency room. The clinic opened in April.
Assisted Living Locators offers a free nationwide senior care placement and referral service for in-home companion care, independent retirement options, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing facilities. It offers an online assessment tool, virtual consultations with families, online tours of senior communities, status updates on visitation and acceptance of move-ins for assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities. The new midstate franchise is based in East Pennsboro Township and launched on June 1. The franchise serves Dauphin, York, Cumberland, and Adams counties.
The CVS Pharmacy in Oakhurst Plaza at 4402 Oakhurst Blvd. in Susquehanna Township relocated to Blue Ridge Village on Linglestown Road in Lower Paxton Township this summer.
Smiles on Trindle Dental Care reopened at the new location at 4805 E. Trindle Road in Hampden Township in February. The office relocated from 5229 E. Trindle Road. The office is owned and operated by Dr. Jared Coble.
Vytal Options – Lower Paxton Township
Vytal Options opened for business at 4711 Queen Ave. in Lower Paxton Township near the Olde Liberty Square office complex on June 29. Vytal Options is owned by PA Options for Wellness. The new location is the first medical marijuana dispensary for Vytal Options and is located in the same building as the headquarters for PA Options for Wellness. The store is available to qualified and approved patients who possess a valid medical marijuana identification card. The dispensary will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
PA Options for Wellness began growing medical marijuana in August at its 65,000-square-foot facility at 50 Perry Ave. in the Perry Innovation Park in Penn Township near Duncannon, which is also home to Mutzabaugh’s Family Market, Members 1st Federal Credit Union, Rite Aid and others. The facility includes grow rooms, processing and manufacturing space, offices and laboratory space.
Vytal Options – Lancaster
PA Options for Wellness has announced it will open a Vytal Options location at 39 E. Chestnut St. in Lancaster. The grand opening date has not been announced yet.
Members 1st Federal Credit Union – Swatara Township
The new branch at 770 Eisenhower Blvd. in Swatara Township opened in June and features a new look for the credit union. The branch will also feature new technologies for the credit union, including touchscreen technology. The new location was built on the former site of Express Mart and is located near Leeds restaurant, Bob Evans, the Capitol Diner and the Swatara Township municipal building. The bank will offer a full-service banking service as well as business banking and commercial services. Employees at the branch will also be able to help its members with insurance, investments and retirement planning.
Members 1st Federal Credit Union – Hampden Township
The credit union officially broke ground in August on its future 172,000-square-foot headquarters at Hampden Marketplace on Marketplace Way near Wertzville Road in Hampden Township. The credit union said that it expects that it will take 12 to 18 months for construction. The credit union’s headquarters is currently located at the Rossmoyne Business Center, where it has been since 1997. Members 1st has sold two of its four buildings in the Rossmoyne Business Center and plans to sell the remaining two before moving to its new campus.
Belco Community Credit Union opened a branch office in June at 2217 W. Cumberland St. in North Lebanon Township, Lebanon County, near the Lebanon Valley Mall in a previous First Citizens Bank branch.
Customers began gambling at video gaming terminals in July at four Love’s Travel Stops in Pennsylvania. The video gaming terminals, which are similar to slot machines at a casino, are now in operation at 1165 Harrisburg Pike In Middlesex Township near Carlisle; at 3700 Mountain Road in Upper Bern Township near Hamburg in Berks County; 440 W. 3rd St. In Mifflin Township near Mifflinville in Columbia County and at 22 Old Forge Road in Union Township, Lebanon County near Jonestown. Swatara Township-based Second State Gaming, an authorized video gaming terminal operator in Pennsylvania, will oversee, operate and maintain the video gaming terminals at these four locations.
A new Crunch Fitness opened at 2435 E. Market St. in Springettsbury Township in a former OfficeMax back in June. The fitness club will include cardio, weights and machines. The club also offers hydromassage as well as infrared saunas, a zero gravity float tank, personal training and babysitting. There are also four tanning beds. The club will offer numerous classes including HIIT (high intensity interval training) classes.
Pure Barre opened in June at the Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace at 2549 Brindle Drive in Susquehanna Township. Pure Barre is a collection of 45-50 minute total body workouts. Typically, the ballet barre and other light equipment are used in the workouts. Pure Barre says its classes provide an intense, low-impact, full-body workout that improves endurance, flexibility and balance. Pure Barre’s classes target strength, cardio and 1/4 ufb02exibility for people of all levels.
The convenience store delivery service, which brings convenience store items right to your door, launched its service in the Harrisburg area in March. The retailer delivers thousands of products to customers in the area including ice cream, snacks, personal care items, cleaning and baby products, over-the-counter medicine and other items from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m., seven days a week.
Chipotle is coming to the Hershey Square shopping center in Derry Township, and will be located on a pad site in front of the Weis Markets store.
A new Panera Bread will be located on Linglestown Road at Susquehanna Union Green in Susquehanna Township. The location will have a drive-thru.
Zeroday Brewing has announced it plans to open at Susquehanna Union Green in Susquehanna Township and that they are partnering with Shakedown BBQ. The project is expected to be completed by next summer. Zeroday Brewing will also be located off of Linglestown Road.
Nalan Indian Cuisine opened at 829 State St. at the State Street Plaza in September.
Highway Manor’s taproom opened on Saturday inside the company’s production facility at 238 Gettysburg Road in Lower Allen Township. At least for the first month and until the kitchen is ready, food – now a requirement in Pennsylvania with alcohol sales – will be available from food trucks. The taproom will carry nearly 20 Highway Manor beers by the bottle, including favorites such as Mr. Blueberry and Mr. Strawberry as well as SayJohn Saison. Several taps will be dedicated to guest beers, while customers can order ciders and cocktails, including a few mixed with Highway’s beers.
Later this year, Redd’s will bring its southern barbecue to the former Jukebox Diner at 4890 Carlisle Pike in Hampden Township.
Cocoa Creek Chocolates opened on Sept. 12 at 18 S. 18th St. in Camp Hill. The shop will showcase items like ruffles, bars and caramels.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen opened on Sept. 7 at 4601 Jonestown Road in Lower Paxton Township at the former Long John Silvers.
Lonely Monk Coffees relocated to 303 Herman Ave. in Lemoyne. Lonely Monk offers delivery, mail order and pickup weekly for customers who order in advance.
Starbucks opened at 260 Cumberland Parkway in Upper Allen Township on Sept. 4.
Lidl will open a store at Columbia Avenue in Lancaster by the end of next year.
A new Giant will open on on Oct. 23 at 6301 Grayson Road at the Swatara Square shopping center in Swatara Township.
The former Dairy Queen in Lower Swatara Township is reopening soon as Angelina’s. The pizza and ice cream shop opened on Sept. 5 at the restaurant at 1100 Fulling Mill Road.
Next month the build-your-own pizza chain will open at the Capital City Mall in Lower Allen Township next to Primanti Bros. and the Fine Wine & Good Spirits store.
One of the upscale neighborhood pubs will open at the former TGI Friday’s at 3882 Union Deposit Road in Susquehanna Township.
Anna Rose Bakery relocated to 405 Walnut St. in Harrisburg on Sept. 9.
On Aug. 5, Dania’s Kitchen, a small takeout spot opened at 316 N. Second St. in Harrisburg. Puerto Rican and Dominican specialties such as mofongo, empanadas and fried platters of meats and seafood are on the menu.
The cafe opened in mid-July at 7710 Allentown Blvd. in West Hanover Township at the former Sizzle-N-Chill. It offers a variety of board games, card games and role playing games, along with a full menu of appetizers, sandwiches and small and shareable plates.
Roy Rogers opened in a space at the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Highspire Travel Plaza outside of Middletown in July.
House of Vegans, a vegan restaurant opened at 1426 N. Third St. in Harrisburg in July.
The Mediterranean fast casual restaurant opened at 4957 Carlisle Pike in Hampden Township in mid-July.
The Englewood in Hershey, a live music venue/restaurant/brewery in Derry Township opened in July.
On July 11, Taste Key West opened at 31 N. Second St. in Harrisburg.
The El Salvadorian restaurant opened on March 18 at the former Shakedown BBQ at 668 Firehouse Road in East Hanover Township.
The grocery store opened in July at 1308 N. Third St. in Harrisburg.
On May 16, Shirley Rae’s opened in the Arcona Crossroads, a neighborhood by Charter Homes & Neighborhoods in Lower Allen Township.
The restaurant opened on May 16 at 3819 Union Deposit Road in Susquehanna Township at the former Empire Asian Bistro.
Great Clips has opened at the Mid-Town Plaza at 450 E. Main St. in Middletown. Great Clips offers haircuts for men, women and children as well as hair services and hair styling, and also sells haircare products. The salon opened on July 31.
Armstrong Flooring is relocating its corporate headquarters to a new location in Lancaster County. The 160-year-old company that designs and manufactures flooring signed a long-term lease with the High Real Estate Group for three existing buildings located at Greenfield Corporate Center, a 600-acre business campus to house its headquarters and technical center.
Greenfield is owned by High Real Estate and is in East Lampeter Township. Armstrong Flooring will take over two adjacent buildings, located at 1740 and 1760 Hempstead Road, which total 58,000 square feet, which will house office space for approximately 200 corporate office employees and will also feature a 5,000-square-foot design showroom.
The company will also lease an existing 33,000-square-foot building, located at 1827 Freedom Road, Suite 101, for its technical center, housing approximately 60 employees from the company’s new product development, innovation and engineering teams. The buildings will be renovated and will use a selection of Armstrong Flooring’s flooring products. Construction is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2021.
Benefit Connections Inc. moved to the newly built location at 43 Eastgate Drive in South Middleton Township on July 22. The company moved from its previous location at 354 Alexander Spring Road in South Middleton Township, where it had been located for the last 11 years. The company sells group insurance, Medicare plans, individual insurance, short term major medical plans, and travel insurance.
B.R.P. Entertainment moved to 116 Cocoa Ave., first floor in Derry Township last month. The 58-year-old company provide all types of entertainment and speakers for events across the country acting as a liaison between its clients and its artists. The company’s clients include casinos, associations, corporations, festivals and restaurants. Entertainment can include anything from stage shows to comedians, musicians, specialty acts and more. The company relocated from a space on Laudermilch Drive in East Hanover Township, which it called home for eight years.
Mortgage Network Inc. has opened an office at 750 East Drive, Suite 104 in Lower Paxton Township. The office opened last month. Mortgage Network also relocated it Lancaster County office to 180 Good Drive in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County. The office relocated from Estelle Drive in East Hempfield Township. That office was in operation for three years. The company is based in Massachusetts and has more than 30 branch offices on the East Coast.
Business for Bailey Coach, a motorcoach company that is owned by The Bailey Family of Companies, came to a halt in March due to COVID-19. Bailey Coach then began offering sanitizing service to businesses, something that it had already been doing for its 30-vehicle fleet of 55 passenger motorcoaches, vans, sedans and SUVs. It now provide the services for both vehicles and building space that are located within two hours of York.
As the sanitizing services portion of the business began to grow, John Bailey and his daughter Courtney Bailey launched Bailey’s Zero Hazard, which is branded after the product that the company uses to disinfect vehicles.
The company also offers fogging equipment and Zero Hazard, the cleaning product, for purchase. Bailey’s Zero Hazard also provides emergency response service to COVID-19 outbreaks and operates 24 hours a day. The Bailey Family of Companies is located at 1708 Route 116 in Jackson Township, York County.
Leanne Fairchok, who had been a traveling massage therapist for two years before opening Massage By Leanne at 125 N. Enola Drive last June, moved to another part of the building in August. Massage by Leanne is now in suite 101. The business moved from a one room studio on the second floor to a much larger space with a large waiting room, a receptionist area, three treatment rooms with sinks in every room and a private bathroom. The suite comes with a private entrance that is handicap accessible.
Massage by Leanne specializes in sports massage and deep tissue massage but also offers Himalayan hot stone massage, prenatal massage, Swedish massage, cupping, Reiki, myofascial release and integrative reflexology.
A Lancaster County accounting firm consolidated two of its West Shore offices into one location. Simon Lever has closed its offices in Wormleysburg and Hampden Township and consolidated the two offices to its new Capital Region location at 5053 Ritter Road, Suite 201 in Lower Allen Township in July. The two previous offices were obtained through mergers. The office at 342 N. Front St. in Wormleysburg was formerly the home of Pfister and Rompalo, which merged with Simon Lever in 2015.
While the office at 4823 E. Trindle Road in Hampden Township was previously home to Hartman & Scheuchenzuber, which merged with Simon Lever in 2018. The new larger space will provide Simon Lever more space, space for expansion, plenty of parking and is centrally located to many of its clients, the company said.
The company was launched in March. Pets Wants sells private-label pet food formulas. The company has multiple blends of dog and cat food formulas as well as healing salve, calming balm, anti-itch spray, paw wax and more. Pet Wants Lancaster offers free, personal delivery to Lancaster, East Hempfield, West Hempfield, Lampeter, Manheim Township, Central Manor, Columbia, Mountville, Neffsville and the surrounding areas. The company says its food is personally delivered to homes within weeks of being made. The company is based in East Hempfield Township.
Clear Point Auto Center/U-Haul
Clear Point Auto Center has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer. Clear Point Auto Center at 425 Range End Road in Carroll Township, York County will offer services like U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pickup for boxes.
Hoot ’N Holler Auctions/U-Haul
Hoot ’N Holler Auctions, an auction company specializing in real estate, antiques and estates, has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the York community. Hoot ’N Holler Auctions at 1569 W. King St. in West York offers essential services like U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pickup for boxes.
From the Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
The space at 13 W. Main St. in Mechanicsburg has been leased by FYM & Family, which does custom imprinting for t-shirts, other apparel and novelties as well as vinyl graphics and more for customized pieces.
Jubilee Cake Studio leased a unit in Gateway Plaza, Carlisle Pike in Hampden Township to relocate and expand the business and expects to vacate the unit at 6 W. Allen St. in Mechanicsburg this fall.
Transformation Training & Fitness leased space at 117 N. Hanover St. in Carlisle and opened Aug. 10 in the former farmers market unit. The business has relocated, expanded and added services including a Starbucks On the Go kiosk and beverage cafe—Lift & Pour Coffee Bar.
7 Eleven is planning to open a store at 1003 S. Hanover St. in Carlisle with gasoline pumps/islands.
Carlisle Antique Mall at 164 N. Hanover St. in Carlisle, a multi-floor antique emporium held a grand opening celebration on June 20.
Hairapy Barbering Beauty & Spa opened at 665 Market St. in the former Dancer’s Point unit in Lemoyne. Hairapy offers full haircare services for women, men and children as well as facial waxing.
Major Clicks Photography opened at 875 Market St. on the 100 floor in Lemoyne. The business offers senior and business portraits, class and sports photos, family photos, weddings and event photography.
Decor n’ More will open for business in the lower level of Antique Marketplace, 415 Bosler Ave. in Lemoyne. The business sells new, used and repurposed furniture, other furnishings, decor and gift items.
Inspired by U opened at 601 W. Simpson St. in Mechanicsburg, which is a refinishing case goods, cabinetry and furniture business.
Reves Etheros Events and Party Rentals opened within Requipment at 201 E. Strawberry Alley in Mechanicsburg. The business sells wedding, event and party decor, fixtures, furnishings, etc.
The owner of Davis Country Living Agway, 45 and 30 W. Allen St., will purchase the West Trindle Road property next to Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop to construct a much larger building and greenhouse. In addition to the Agway business, the store sells and repairs power equipment such as lawn mowers and snowblowers. The business will be renamed Mechanicsburg Agway.
Robin’s Nest—a business that maintains and services aviaries and aquariums—will open next to the CVS parking lot on West Simpson Street. This is a relocation from West Trindle Road.
Victory Mindset leased space at 401 E. Louther St. in Carlisle. The company offers resiliency training, hypnotherapy, motivation speaking engagements and workshops.
Real Estate Transactions
MelMac Properties purchased the 5,000-square-foot free standing building located at 1238 Market St. in Upper Allen Township from Brandon Merritts. MelMac Properties intends to use the property for their concrete business. Larry Kostelac of Campbell Commercial Real Estate represented the seller and Craig Wilson of Iron Valley Real Estate represented the buyer in the transaction.
Reverent Asset Management, a financial services company led by Dylan Warfield and Stephen Myers Sr. has leased space at 4309 Linglestown Road, Lower Paxton Township to serve as the company’s new East Shore office location. Jessica Gasper and Art Campbell of Campbell Commercial Real Estate handled the lease negotiation.
LeafGuard Holdings leased 5,464-square-feet of industrial space in 637 Lowther Road, Fairview Township. The business sells and installs the patented LeafGuard Brand one-piece, leaf-shedding gutter systems. The Bill Gladstone Group of NAI CIR represented the tenant and Dan Alderman of NAI CIR represented the landlord.
The Dennis Engineering Group, a sanitary design and engineering firm, leased 45,683 square feet of office space located at 2850 Appleton St. in Lower Allen Township, The Bill Gladstone Group of NAI CIR, represented the lessee and Patrick Lafferty of CBRE, represented the lessor.
Frances Mohler Dance Co. leased 3,840 square feet in a newly constructed building at 403 E. Main St. in Hummelstown. Thomas J. Mallios of Commercial Realty Group of Lemoyne handled the lease negotiations.
Mooney and Associates leased 2,500 square feet of space at 1300 Market Street in Lemoyne. Thomas J. Mallios of Commercial Realty Group Inc. of Lemoyne handled the lease negotiations for the tenant and the landlord.
2,343 square feet of retail space at Gettysburg Marketplace, 44 Natural Springs Road, Straban Township, Adams County. NextStep Martial Arts leased the space from Gettysburg Real Estate Partners. Abe Khan, Brad Rohrbaugh, and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
1,200 square feet of retail space at Market Square, 551 S. Main St., Shrewsbury, York County. Vincent’s Deli leased the space. Karen Neiderer, Blake Shaffer, Brad Rohrbaugh, and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented both the tenant and the landlord in the transaction.
6,730 square feet of retail space at 3108 Cape Horn Road, York Township, York County. Mavis Tire Express Services Corp. leased the space from Cape Horn Retail. Adam Hagerman, Brad Rohrbaugh, and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant and Brad Rohrbaugh and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
1,426 square feet of retail space at The Shoppes, 2953 Columbia Ave., East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County. Face Forward Skin Care Center leased the space. Blake Shaffer, Brad Rohrbaugh, and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant in the transaction.
14,732 square feet of industrial space at New Freedom Business Park, 50 E. High St., New Freedom, York County. T&H Motorsports leased the space from New Freedom Business Park. Ryan Myers of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant in the transaction.
17,250 square feet of industrial space at 60 N. Ronks Road, East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County. Fillmore Container Inc. leased the space from Dutch Market Place. Jeff Herr and Jeffrey Herr of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
1,600 square feet of retail space at 2232 Lincoln Hwy E., East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County. Jersey Mike’s Subs leased the space. Dave Nicholson and Jeremiah Hamilton of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant and Brad Rohrbaugh and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
980 square feet of retail space at 2375 Eastern Blvd., Springettsbury Township, York County. State Farm Insurance leased the space from Dino and Evelyne Ptisios. Blake Shaffer, Brad Rohrbaugh, and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant and Bob Behler of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
Ginter Auto Body leased the building located at 4195 Gettysburg Road in Lower Allen Township. Sean Fitzsimmons and Chuck Heller of Landmark Commercial Realty, Inc. represented both the landlord and tenant.
Full Blast Pressure Washing purchased the industrial building located at 213 Kutz Road, Penn Township, Cumberland County. Sean Fitzsimmons of Landmark Commercial Realty, Inc. represented the buyer; Andy Wolfe of Wolfe and Company Realtors represented the buyer.
JEMIC Shielding Technologies purchased the building located at 748 N. 22nd Street, Harrisburg. Sean Fitzsimmons of Landmark Commercial Realty represented the buyer; Dan and Dave Alderman of NAI/CIR represented the seller.
Northeastern Counseling Services leased office space at 3705 Trindle Road in Hampden Township. Sean Fitzsimmons and Chuck Heller of Landmark Commercial Realty represented the landlord; Bill Gladstone of NIA/CIR represented the tenant.
Paul Patel purchased a commercial building located at 1024 Herr Street in Penbrook from Stephen Borne. The new owner will remodel the property for investment purposes. Bo Mangam of Landmark Commercial Realty represented the buyer; Bill Gladstone from NAI/CIR represented the seller.
Glo Skin Care leased a suite at the Frankenberger Building at 219 E. Main St. in Mechanicsburg from Olde Mechanicsburg Historical Associates to relocate the skin clinic. Bo Mangam of Landmark Commercial Realty, Inc. handled the lease negotiations.
Elisabeth Pasqualini, an attorney with EKP Law Firm leased suite 102 at the Cameron Mansion located at 407 N. Front St., Harrisburg, from VMV Luxury Real Estate. Bo Mangam of Landmark Commercial Realty Inc. negotiated the lease agreement between the landlord and tenant.
Senior Benefit Options leased suite 204 at 875 Market St., Lemoyne. Sean Fitzsimmons of Landmark Commercial Realty represented both the landlord and tenant.
1,000 square feet of retail space at Manchester Plaza, 4332-4334 N. George St. Extnd., East Manchester Township, York County was leased to the Cat’s Meow Tattoo Studio space from Debra and Elwood McManus Jr. Karen Neiderer of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant and Karen Neiderer and Chris Seitz of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
7,000 Square-foot industrial building at 2013 Single Tree Lane, East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, was leased to K&D Factory Services from RRB Properties. Keith Kahlbaugh of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the tenant in the transaction.
1,347-square-foot retail building at 2415 W. Market St., West Manchester Township, York County was leased by Longevity Motors from BLM Assets. Blake Shaffer, Brad Rohrbaugh, and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
1,500-square-foot retail space at Westporte Centre, 300 W. Main St., Middletown was leased by Drayer Physical Therapy Institute from Westporte Centre. Blake Shaffer, Abe Khan, Brad Rohrbaugh, and Chad Stine of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the landlord in the transaction.
16,000-square-foot industrial space at 3405 Board Road, Manchester Township, York County was leased by Barton Marlow Builders from Mahaney Group. Keith Kahlbaugh and Denny Neiman of Bennett Williams Commercial represented both the tenant and the landlord in the transaction.
1.6 acres of land at 1000 E. Boundary Ave., York was purchased by Triangle Printing Company from York Catholic High School. Bob Behler of Bennett Williams Commercial represented the buyer in the transaction.
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