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Port City Java Joins The Crossroads at Independence

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Port City Java, a regional coffee house based in Wilmington, NC, has leased a 1,600 square foot endcap unit in The Crossroads at Independence. Like most other Port City Java... Read more

Dunkin' Donuts Coming to Carolina Shores Development

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

Greylock Real Estate Partners, a Dunkin' Donuts franchisee, has purchased a 1-acre parcel at The Crossroads at Carolina Shores, Live Oak Development Company's 20-acre commercial development in Carolina Shores, NC.... Read more

Live Oak Development Breaks Ground on New Harris-Teeter Center

Posted: Nov 27, 2020

Live Oak Development Company has broken ground on The Crossroads at Independence, a new neighborhood retail center in Wilmington, NC. The center is anchored by a large format Harris-Teeter grocery store (77,679 sf),... Read more

Chipotle Now Open in Lexington Center

Posted: Jul 31, 2020

One of the hottest restaurant concepts in America, Chipotle Mexican Grill, is now open in Lexington Center. The Denver based fast casual restaurant has over 1,500 locations nationwide and offers... Read more

Porters Neck Center Welcomes New Businesses

Posted: Jun 25, 2020

In spite of the challenges created by the current pandemic, two new businesses have opened in Porters Neck Center in recent weeks. Cloth + Design, a contemporary women's fashion boutique, is the... Read more

Chipotle is Coming to Lexington Center

Posted: Feb 4, 2020

Chipotle Mexican Grill has signed a 10-year lease at Lexington Center. The Denver based fast casual restaurant has over 1,500 locations nationwide and offers a menu of burritos, tacos, salads and... Read more

Waypost Realty Opens in Porters Neck Center

Posted: Jan 6, 2020

Veteran Wilmington realtor Buddy Blake has opened Waypost Realty, a new residential brokerage office, at 8209 Market Street in Porters Neck Center. Blake has been active in the Wilmington real estate market for... Read more

New Family Dentistry Office Opens in Porters Neck Center

Posted: Dec 16, 2019

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry is Now Serving Wilmington, NCNorth Carolina's premier multi-specialty dental practice, Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry opens in Porter's NeckWILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA. (December. 16, 2019) Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry has opened their... Read more

Coastal Hemp featured in the Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Posted: Jul 16, 2019

Former Drug Researcher, Partners Launch Coastal Hemp Co. Coastal Hemp Co. has opened in Porters Neck Center offering a variety of CBD products as well as eco-friendly and organic clothing. Owner Melissa Becker and... Read more

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry to open In Porters Neck Center

Posted: May 21, 2019

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry has signed a long-term lease for the former Mattress Firm building located at 8203 Market Street in Porters Neck Center. Riccobene owns and operates several full-service... Read more

UBREAKIFIX Now Open in Lexington Center

Posted: May 21, 2019

UBREAKIFIX, a store specializing in the repair of smart phones, computers, tablets and gaming consoles, recently opened in Lexington Center. Lexington Center is a Live Oak Development property located at... Read more

Coastal Hemp Company Coming to Porters Neck Center

Posted: May 21, 2019

Coastal Hemp Company, an upscale boutique offering natural and organic products, will be opening this summer in Porters Neck Center. Capitalizing on the fast growing hemp and natural product markets,... Read more

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Opens Office in Porters Neck Center

Posted: Dec 14, 2018

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 30, 2018 Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage has opened an office in Porters Neck Center, its 18th location in Southeastern North Carolina. (Photo courtesy of... Read more

New Owners for Temptations

Posted: Jul 17, 2018

Temptations Porters Neck is now under new ownership after Wilmington residents Jenny and Allen Luper purchased the eatery from James Snyder, who had owned and operated it since 2005.  Snyder, who operated both Temptations locations prior to the sale... Read more

KBueno Norte Now Open

Posted: Dec 20, 2017

The latest offering from the live-eat-surf restaurant group is now open in Porters Neck Center. Located next to its sister restaurant, K38 Baja Grill, KBueno Norte features classic southwestern favorites,... Read more

Verizon Wireless Extends in Lexington

Posted: Aug 22, 2017

Verizon Wireless has exercised a 5-year lease renewal at Lexington Center. An original tenant in the shopping center, its lease now runs through February 2023. Verizon is the largest wireless... Read more

Food Lion Extends Lease

Posted: Aug 22, 2017

Food Lion, the original anchor tenant for Porters Neck Center, has extended its lease through June of 2022. The store underwent extensive renovations in 2015, and, despite increased competition in... Read more

Chick-fil-A is the Newest Addition to Porters Neck Center

Posted: May 17, 2017

Live Oak Development Company is pleased to announce that Chick-fil-A is coming to Porters Neck Center. Based in Atlanta, GA, Chick-fil-A is the country's second largest fast food chain with over 2,100... Read more

T-Mobile Coming to Porters Neck Center

Posted: Feb 20, 2017

T-Mobile will be opening in Phase 3 of Porters Neck Center this summer. A 5 year lease was signed by franchise owner Mobile Store Operators, LLC of Coral Gables, Florida.... Read more

Italian Bistro Celebrates Milestone

Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Italian Bistro recently celebrated five years in business, according to owner Jason James. James purchased the restaurant, previously known as Antonio's Pizza and Pasta of Porters Neck, in late 2011. Within two years,... Read more

US Postal Service signs lease extension at Porters Neck Center

Posted: Dec 5, 2016

 The United States Postal Service has extended its lease for Magnolia Station at Porters Neck Center through April of 2023. The extension also includes two five-year renewal periods that, if... Read more

Antonio's of Porters Neck Renamed Italian Bistro

Posted: Aug 25, 2016

When Jason James purchased Antonio's Pizza and Pasta in Porters Neck Center in 2011, he spent a great deal of time considering whether or not to change the restaurant's name.   Originally... Read more

Sleepy's Opens in Porters Neck Center

Posted: Nov 24, 2015

Sleepy's is open for business in Porters Neck Center. The newest Wilmington location for the nation's number one bedding retailer is a brand new 5,000 sf building at 8201 Market... Read more

Antonio's Adds Outdoor Dining and Catering

Posted: Jun 4, 2015

Antonio's Pizza & Pasta is set to open a new outdoor dining area just in time for summer. This is the second addition this year for the popular Porters Neck restaurant, as... Read more

K-38 Baja Grill Re-opens

Posted: Apr 1, 2015

K-38 in Porters Neck Center reopened last week following an extensive four month renovation. Prior to the renovation, few changes had occurred since the restaurant's opening in 1998, according to... Read more

New Fashion, Gift Store Opens in Porters Neck

Posted: Dec 10, 2014

The owner of two fashion and gift stores opened a new location this month at a shopping center in Porters Neck as she prepares to relocate her downtown store there... Read more

Live Oak Acquires Center in Lenoir, NC

Posted: Sep 26, 2014

 Live Oak Development Company has purchased North Hill Crossing, a 17,000 square foot retail center located in Lenoir, NC. The center was built in 2009 and is shadow anchored by... Read more

Sleepy's Coming to Porters Neck Center

Posted: Sep 26, 2014

 Sleepy's, the nations number one bedding retailer, has signed a lease for a 5,000 square foot building at 8203 Market Street in Porters Neck Center. A target opening date of May 1, 2015 has... Read more

H&H Homes to Open Regional Office in Porters Neck Center

Posted: Feb 20, 2014

A Fayetteville-based homebuilder plans to relocate its Jacksonville office to new digs in the Porters Neck area. Kerry Avant, executive vice president of business development for H&H Homes, said Tuesday... Read more

New Restaurant Coming to Porters Neck Center

Posted: Feb 20, 2014

Umaii, a restaurant specializing in Japanese and Thai cuisines, is coming to Porters Neck Center. Owned by the same family that operates the popular Tokyo 101 in Mayfaire Towncenter, Umaii will feature... Read more

Another National Tenant Extends in Marion Center

Posted: Nov 6, 2013

The Cato Corporation has exercised its lease renewal option for another five years at Marion Center. A leading specialty retailer of women's fashion clothing & accessories, Cato is the second national tenant... Read more

Verizon Wireless Extends and Renovates at Lexington Center

Posted: Aug 29, 2013

In conjunction with its five year lease extension at Lexington Center, Verizon Wireless is planning substantial interior renovations to its store located at 5596 Sunset Boulevard in Lexington, SC.  Verizon Wireless is... Read more

Azalea Coast Mortgage Opens in Porters Neck Center

Posted: Aug 29, 2013

Azalea Coast Mortgage recently relocated from Hampstead to 8211 Market Street in Porters Neck Center.  Owner Sandra Wilson is a 20 year veteran of the mortgage industry in the Wilmington area.  Her company... Read more

Johnson Medical Expands in Porters Neck Center

Posted: Aug 29, 2013

Johnson Medical will be nearly doubling the size of its store in Porters Neck Center this Fall. Established in Jacksonville, NC in 1933, the company now has five medical supply stores... Read more

Dollar Tree Extends Lease at Marion Center

Posted: Aug 29, 2013

Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. has exercised a lease renewal option and is committed to staying in Marion Center through January of 2019.  Based in Chesapeake, VA, Dollar Tree is the nation's leading... Read more

K38 Restaurant Group Expands Menu

Posted: Jul 31, 2013

Menu expansion is happening again at the K-38 Inc. retail food market brand, K-Bueno Cocina. When K-38 Baja Grill on Oleander Drive was closed a few months this year for... Read more

FreshBerry Yogurt to Open a Second Location

Posted: Jul 23, 2013

A popular Porters Neck Center business will be adding a second Wilmington location.  FreshBerry Yogurt will soon open a 1,600 square foot store in University Commons Shopping Center at 341 South... Read more