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'''The Grove''' is a residential and shopping development under construction at the intersection of [[Interstate 459]] and [[Alabama Highway 150]] in [[Hoover]]. The $100 million, 634,000 square foot retail center is expected to open in October [[2009]].
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[[Image:Grove sign.JPG|right|225px|thumb|The Grove sign, February 2011]]
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'''The Grove''' is a shopping development at the intersection of [[Interstate 459]] and [[John Hawkins Parkway]] in [[Hoover]]. Stores in the $100 million, 634,000 square foot retail center began opening in September [[2009]].  A new road known as '''Grove Boulevard''', connecting John Hawkins Parkway with [[Sulphur Springs Road]], was constructed for the retail portion of the development.  An additional 72 acres has been reserved for residential development, but no definitive plans have been announced.
  
Plans for The Grove were unveiled by [[Apple Development LLC]] in [[2006]]. In [[2007]], the development was purchased by Kimco Developers Inc. for $20.6 million. Apple has remained involved as partners.
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== History ==
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Plans for The Grove were unveiled by [[Apple Development LLC]] in [[2006]]. In [[2007]], the development was purchased by Kimco Developers Inc. for $20.6 million. Apple has remained involved as a partner.
  
With the announcement of the sale, it was also announced that Target, Lowe's, Kohl's, and Best Buy would be anchors for the shopping center.  Additional tenants announced since then include [[Books-A-Million]] and [[Compass Bank]].  In February 2009 the developers announced Petco, Chik-Fil-A and [[Superior Bank]] as additional tenants.
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With the announcement of the sale, it was also announced that Target, Lowe's, Kohl's, and Best Buy would be anchors for the shopping center, although Best Buy canceled their plans later.  Additional tenants announced since the sale include [[Books-A-Million]] and [[Compass Bank]].  In February 2009 the developers announced Petco, Chik-Fil-A and [[Superior Bank]] as additional tenants.  Smaller stores began opening in September 2009.  The primary anchor, a Super Target, had a soft opening on [[October 6]] with its grand opening held on [[October 11]].  Kohl's held its grand opening almost a year later, on [[September 29]], [[2010]].
  
72 acres has been reserved for residential development, but no definitive plans have been announced.
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== Tenants ==
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{| border="0"
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|-
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* Kohl's (anchor)
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* Lowe's (anchor)
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* Super Target (anchor)
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* American Deli
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* [[American Family Care]]
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* [[Books-A-Million]]
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* [[Cadence Bank]] (2009-2012)
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* Chick-fil-A
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* [[Compass Bank]]
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* Diamond Nails
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* Dollar Tree
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| valign="top" |
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* Dress Barn
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* Eye Max
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* Frontera Mexican Grill
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* J. Scott Salon
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* Massage Envy
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* Mattress Firm
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* Maurice's
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* McDonald's
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* Petco
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* Rue 21
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* Shoe Carnival
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|}
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
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* Cooper, Lauren B.  (September 9, 2008).  "Books-A-Million to open store in new Hoover project."  ''Birmingham Business Journal''
 
* Cooper, Lauren B.  (September 9, 2008).  "Books-A-Million to open store in new Hoover project."  ''Birmingham Business Journal''
 
* Kent, Dawn (March 3, 2009) "Two metro projects signing up `best-in-class' tenants." ''Birmingham News''
 
* Kent, Dawn (March 3, 2009) "Two metro projects signing up `best-in-class' tenants." ''Birmingham News''
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* "The Grove forges ahead in '08, despite tough times in retail." (March 27, 2009) ''Birmingham Business Journal''
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* Cooper, Lauren B.  (October 7, 2009)  "[http://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/stories/2009/10/05/daily23.html New Target opens at The Grove]."  ''Birmingham Business Journal''.
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* McMillan, Aneesa .  (September 15, 2010).  "[http://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/stories/2010/09/13/daily25.html Kohl's sets date to open Hoover store]."  ''Birmingham Business Journal''.
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
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[[Category:I-459]]
[[Category:Alabama State Highway 150]]
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[[Category:John Hawkins Parkway]]

Latest revision as of 14:24, 21 February 2015

This article is about the shopping and residential development at I-459. For other uses, see The Grove (disambiguation).
The Grove sign, February 2011

The Grove is a shopping development at the intersection of Interstate 459 and John Hawkins Parkway in Hoover. Stores in the $100 million, 634,000 square foot retail center began opening in September 2009. A new road known as Grove Boulevard, connecting John Hawkins Parkway with Sulphur Springs Road, was constructed for the retail portion of the development. An additional 72 acres has been reserved for residential development, but no definitive plans have been announced.

History

Plans for The Grove were unveiled by Apple Development LLC in 2006. In 2007, the development was purchased by Kimco Developers Inc. for $20.6 million. Apple has remained involved as a partner.

With the announcement of the sale, it was also announced that Target, Lowe's, Kohl's, and Best Buy would be anchors for the shopping center, although Best Buy canceled their plans later. Additional tenants announced since the sale include Books-A-Million and Compass Bank. In February 2009 the developers announced Petco, Chik-Fil-A and Superior Bank as additional tenants. Smaller stores began opening in September 2009. The primary anchor, a Super Target, had a soft opening on October 6 with its grand opening held on October 11. Kohl's held its grand opening almost a year later, on September 29, 2010.

Tenants

  • Dress Barn
  • Eye Max
  • Frontera Mexican Grill
  • J. Scott Salon
  • Massage Envy
  • Mattress Firm
  • Maurice's
  • McDonald's
  • Petco
  • Rue 21
  • Shoe Carnival

References

  • Cooper, Lauren B. (July 9, 2007). "Hoover to get Target." Birmingham Business Journal
  • Cooper, Lauren B. (September 9, 2008). "Books-A-Million to open store in new Hoover project." Birmingham Business Journal
  • Kent, Dawn (March 3, 2009) "Two metro projects signing up `best-in-class' tenants." Birmingham News
  • "The Grove forges ahead in '08, despite tough times in retail." (March 27, 2009) Birmingham Business Journal
  • Cooper, Lauren B. (October 7, 2009) "New Target opens at The Grove." Birmingham Business Journal.
  • McMillan, Aneesa . (September 15, 2010). "Kohl's sets date to open Hoover store." Birmingham Business Journal.

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