Taco Bell has opened its new location at Lake Wylie on Highway 29 across from BB&T this summer. Located on the property next to Taco Bell is a new Dunkin’ Donuts.
Meanwhile down the road, Copper Premium Pub will open at 4516 Charlotte Highway, the former site of Cafe 49.
It’s owner, Fred Kanos, is also co-owner of Glenway Premium Pub at 55 Glenway St. in Belmont.
The Lake Wylie site has been under construction for months, mainly expanding the outdoor seating area. It’s opening date was set for August.
Construction has begun on several Shoppes at the Landing additions, bringing more than 100,000 square feet of new commercial space.
Morningstar Mini-Storage is the largest. The company recently broke ground at 574 Nautical Drive. Morningstar is expected to be 87,000 square feet when complete by winter 2016.
Morningstar storage facilities are two to three stories with interior access. The Lake Wylie location may include boat or vehicle parking. Shoppes at the Landing has several projects underway.
Three other projects will be Cunningham Waters, Heartland Dental and Wylie Commons that are all are multi-tenant buildings. Cunningham Waters, at 534 Nautical Drive, will be having nearly 7,000 square feet of office space when complete. Heartland Dental, located at 209 Latitude Lane, was approved for an almost 5,500-square-foot office building which will be family dentistry.
Other businesses announced in the area include Lake Wylie Pediatric Dentistry located on Nautical Lane, under construction now. Across the road on Nautical Lane will be a small complex housing a Moe’s Southwest Grill, Sport Clips and TK Nails Spa & Waxing.
Another business that opened at Shoppes at the Landing is 9Round Fitness Lake Wylie. The 30-minute kickboxing fitness center opened at 221 Latitude Lane Suite 104 in the existing building.
“It’s a 30-min workout,” said owner Julie Spitzer. “It’s a training format. There are nine different stations, nine rounds. The workout changes every day.”
Three businesses will be going into Wylie Commons that front Charlotte Highway at Shoppes at the Landing.
Down the road on Highway 49, the new Clover School District Aquatic Center is near completion. A September opening is expected with swim complex that will also include the Upper Palmetto YMCA facility, water park and competition sized swimming pool.
Also on Highway 49 at Paddlers Cove, Creative Kids, a new preschool, daycare and child development center has opened. Paddlers Cove, a Crescent Communities development, is now open with home sites and plans for neighborhood choices to include single and multifamily homes.
Clover School District has had two new schools built that will open this fall. The Oakridge Elementary School located on Oakridge Road next to the Bethel Fire Department has opened this August. The second school is in Clover at Barrett Rd.
These are just a few of the business openings and plans for 2016. The Lake Wylie area is a hot spot for businesses and for residential developments. Growth is all around and will continue into 2017.