Upscale pet bakery Woof Gang headed to SouthPark area

| Ely Portillo | Charlotte Observer | Full Article

Woof Gang Bakery plans to open this September in Sharon Square.

Interior of a Woof Gang Bakery.
Interior of a Woof Gang Bakery.
The upscale pet store sells gourmet treats for cats and dogs, pet foods, supplies, accessories and grooming. The 1,480 square-foot space is located in the commercial portion of the mixed-use Sharon Square development at Sharon and Fairview roads, which also includes Whole Foods, Dogwood Southern Table, Corkbuzz Wine Studio and Rusty Bucket.

“Woof Gang Bakery is a great addition to Sharon Square given the love and dedication that so many of us have to our pets,” said Brian Roth, vice president of marketing for Pappas Properties, in a statement. The company co-developed Sharon Square. “It adds another distinctive element to our collection of selected lifestyle retailers, apartments and offices at Sharon Square.”

This will be Woof Gang Bakery’s first location in Charlotte. The company has franchises in Raleigh, Cary and Fayetteville.

Broker Matt McLanahan of Merrifield Patrick Vermillon represented Woof Gang Bakery in the lease, while Roth and Kathleen Smits of Pappas Properties marketed the property.

Starbucks To Join Sharon Square Mixed-use Community In Southpark

| Press Release | Sharon Square Charlotte | Full Article

Charlotte, N.C. – Starbucks has signed a lease agreement to open a freestanding coffee house at Sharon Square, a mixed-use community developed by Pappas Properties and Allen Tate Company. Starbucks will be the sole tenant in a new two – story, 3,000 square foot building at the Sharon Road entrance to the community opposite the SunTrust office building and regional headquarters.

“We look forward to the addition of Starbucks to Sharon Square,” said Peter Pappas, CEO and founder of Pappas Properties. “Starbucks adds another walkable amenity to Sharon Square that will be welcomed by our residents and the SouthPark community, ” added Pappas.

Starbucks joins a roster of regionally and nationally recognized restaurant and a sculpting studio. Whole Foods, the Solis apartment community and the Sun Trust office anchor the Sharon Square development. Pappas reports that the Solis apartments are now more than 96% leased and that the SunTrust Regional Headquarters office building is more than 85% leased. Four retail spaces totaling 8,500 square feet are available for lease.

Nick Lukens of Moseley Real Estate Advisors represented Starbucks on the lease transaction. Brian Roth of Pappas Properties marketed the property for the landlord.