We’ve been talking about this huge project since 2011. It’s to be called Hurricane Creek Village and you can definitely expect a Kroger Marketplace and an Academy Sportsthere in the big block of land bordered by Interstate 30, Alcoa Road & Highway 5 North. There’s a jigsaw border there between Benton and Bryant. The big development called Alcoa Exchange that went in across the Interstate a few years ago was built mostly on Bryant land. This development will be on Benton territory.
You might also expect some other known businesses to sign on with this new property.The Retail Connection‘s site plan shows letters of intent from Longhorn Steakhouse, Slim Chickens, Urgent Care, Tropical Smoothie, Tide Dry Cleaning, AT&T, a bank and a nail salon. Other store deals that are in the works are Jason’s Deli, Panda Express, Chuy’s, UPS Store and a tanning salon.
The development hope to be ready to open next summer and construction begins with a groundbreaking ceremony, 8:00 a.m., Friday, onsite.