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Catch It Here First - July's Business Boon

This month's business boon break down:

  • Food trucks, food trucks, food trucks! S & Y Foods To Go received a revise and proceed through Site Plan Review to apply for their temporary conditional use permit at 8226 W. Mineral King near Oak and Sofa Liquidators, San Joaquin Valley College and Josten’s in the Industrial Park area. Tacos El Cafetal at the Flyers gas station at Noble and Lovers Lane and another taco trailer at Gill Food Mart and Gas, at the northeast corner of Walnut and Mooney, also received their revise and proceed.
  • Here we grow again! River Island Ranch Subdivision, a proposed single family residential development north of Orchard Walk East, is continuing to progress through the entitlement process. The 240 unit development would be across Dinuba Boulevard from Riverway Sports Park and just south of the St. John’s River. Additionally, Lowery West is also progressing through the process and is proposing new residential at the northeast corner of Akers and Riggin.
  • Charlotte Russe is coming to the Visalia Mall with their trendy, not spendy style. The womens, juniors, misses and plus-size apparel and accessories store will lease out the former Village East location. With approximately 3,400 square feet of space, the store is anticipated to open early September 2017.
  • A new Jiffy Lube is being proposed just behind the Lowe’s at Mooney and Cameron, in the Grove at Packwood Creek retail development. Staff expects much more activity to come to this vacant retail opportunity now that the Sportsman’s Warehouse is under construction. Additionally, the Surf Thru Car Wash is under construction across Cameron.
  • The Walmart expansion at Noble and Ben Maddox is underway once again, having recently come through Site Plan Review. The expansion includes additional grocery sales, an outdoor garden center, a fast food tenant, and other expansion plans.
  • Industrial Park development activity continues with three new construction projects all receiving revise and proceeds through Site Plan Review enabling them to move on to applying for building permits. In total, the three projects account for approx. 37,000 square feet of new industrial space.          

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