Wards Corner’s new shopping center: “K &K Square at Wards Corner”

The new Harris Teeter anchored shopping center at the southeast corner of Wards Corner has a new name: K & K Square at Wards Corner.

K & K Toys, which existed on the property beginning in the 1970s, was the basis of the future “everything for a dollar” concept that gave birth to Dollar Tree.

The current tenant list for the new shopping center (from left to right, looking at the shopping center):  Starbucks, Subway, Great Clips, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Sleepy’s Mattresses, Harris Teeter, Albano Cleaners, GNC, nTelos Wireless, and a vacant 2100sf location.  The out-parcel will be a TowneBank branch.

Harris Teeter and the rest of the shopping center tenants are expected to open in February 2014.  TowneBank is expected to open in early summer 2014.

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6 Responses to Wards Corner’s new shopping center: “K &K Square at Wards Corner”

  1. Nancy Evans says:

    Restaurants other than fast food? Any plans for a retail store….Steinmarts, TJMaxx?

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  2. Pam Brown says:

    Yeah! Looks like a great start. A real Starbucks? (not the one in Farm Fresh). Moe’s is good.

    I miss Uncle Louie’s–any word on a full service bistro type restaurant with a group/dinner room?

  3. Angie Almond says:

    Yes, would be nice if the shopping center could attract a more substantial business that would ensure constant and return visitors (a gym, a ‘neighborhood’ type restaurant/deli, a boutique type shop with specialty home decor)…I wonder if maybe a Target or Steinmart, or similar might go on the old Super KMart site up on Tidewater…

  4. Denise says:

    I would be great if Targets or Steinmarts was a part of the new K&K Square. I would love it if Panera Bread, Jason’s Deli, or a Chic Fil A was a part of the fabric too…

  5. Robert Hilliard says:

    Towne Bank!. Are you kidding!. They have a horrible reputation overcharging with fees and other nonsense. We need to reconsider this one!

  6. melissa says:

    I think this is a great start, With Harris Teeter opening soon this will open up jobs for this area.


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