LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- When eating places start reopening for in-person eating Friday, these within the barn on the Summit at Fritz Farm gained’t be amongst them.
The Barn is closing completely, in response to the procuring heart’s developer Bayer Properties.
Summit common supervisor Brian Voyles says his group is contemplating utilizing the Barn as an leisure or retail area.
“The Summit at Fritz Farm has been a place that fosters community, celebrates Lexington’s rich heritage and introduces leading market concepts to the area,” Voyles stated. “We are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to pause, take a closer look and really determine what is most relevant within the market.”
The Summit says the outlets inside are additionally selecting to maneuver ahead.
• Crank & Growth Craft Ice Cream and Whiskey Bear each are contemplating evaluating street-facing storefronts inside The Summit
• Athenian Grill will give attention to its different places
• In a video on-line, Atomic Ramen proprietor, Dan Wu, stated he doesn’t have concrete plans but.
• Kentucky for Kentucky will shut on the Barn and give attention to its on-line operation and retailer at 720 Bryan Avenue.
• Smithtown Seafood will shut, leaving Chef Ouita Michel’s different Summit restaurant, Honeywood.
“We have enjoyed tremendous success with Honeywood, but Smithtown Seafood has been a challenge,” Michel, stated. “Such is the nature of the restaurant business – some concepts are successful, and others don’t perform as you would expect. We look forward to watching the transformation of The Barn and to continue serving guests, including many loyal customers, at Honeywood.”
When the barn opened in 2017, it was launched because the state’s first ever meals corridor. It even gained recognition from the Journey Channel as one of many ten most scrumptious meals halls within the nation.
In its brief time, although, it’s seen tenants come and go shortly like a crepe restaurant and one of many first renters, Pasture.
The Summit says males’s boutique Crittenden has additionally closed.
“We have formed strong relationships with our tenants and are glad they will all remain in the Lexington community,” stated Voyles. “We are glad to welcome new tenants to The Summit at Fritz Farm and to focus on reimagining The Barn.”
These new tenants embrace furnishings retailer Lovesac, set to open late 2020, and Bank of America, set to open in 2021.
In response to the Summit, the bank may have a brand new constructing adjoining to Starbucks close to East Tiverton and Nicholasville Roads. Bank of America has already damaged floor on the 6,300-square-foot constructing.
Pet retailer Hollywood Feed will increase into a brand new 3,440-square-foot area close to Complete Meals Market.
The Workplaces at Fritz Farm has three new leases, making it 80% occupied. Michael W. Simon, M.D., P.S.C. has a newly opened 2,930-square-foot pediatric workplace. Science primarily based medical communications agency Symbiotix, will get a 4,726-square-foot area on the third ground. Software program options agency Bitwerx can even be on the third ground in a 4,466-square-foot area.