St. George area
Exit 2 (Sun River):
Chef Hog's Oyster Bar & Grill- Previously called Riverwalk Grill, Chef Hog has turned this restaurant in Sun River into an oyster bar & grill and I've heard it has been a hit out there so far. It's open right there next to the clubhouse of the golf course, 4210 Bluegrass Way.
Desert Color- A big shopping complex along with a sports complex, hotels, and 11,000 homes are on their way just off exit 2 as you come into town. Construction on phase 1 of the residential section is now underway! Check out their site for more info. https://desertcolor.com/
Big Shots Golf- They have closed on their property and will hopefully begin construction soon!
Paparazzi headquarters- Open!
Kenworth Truck Sales Company- Open! It is just west of the Paparazzi building along the freeway, north of the overpass.
Desert Corner- exciting news for people that live in the Desert Canyons development out by the airport. The first commercial spot is starting to happen at the entrance of the neighborhood, just off the freeway exit. It will be a building similar to those at Desert Hills Plaza and are looking to fill it with food and drink options. Big time news for this area!
Exit 4 (Bloomington):
Desert Hills Plaza- in front of Desert Hills High School
Exit 6 (Bluff St.):
- KB Express
- Port of Subs/Sipsanity
- Tropical Smoothie
- Little Caesars
- Great Harvest
- Royal Thai- coming soon!
- Desert Hills Pet Hospital- coming soon!
- Good Burger- coming soon! Check out their website for more info https://itsagoodburger.com/
Commerce Pointe- corner of Buff St. and Blackridge Dr.
Maverik- open on the corner across from McDonalds and Black Bear Diner.
- Big box & mid box stores, restaurants, and shops on their way.
Staybridge Hotel- open across from Furniture Row off exit 6.
Tru by Hilton- also open across from Furniture Row off exit 6.
Guadalajara Grill- new upscale Mexican restaurant going into the old Players Grill building. No timeframe on when they will open yet.
FeelLove Coffee- Now open next to Be Hot Yoga in the Rio Plaza! They have ingredients from all over the world and it is super cool. They have both coffee and non-coffee options as well as baked goods and vegan bowls. Check out their instagram for more info @feellovecoffee
Tech Ridge- old airport hill
City View downtown development- corner of Main St. and St George Blvd.
- Dixie Tech School
- Printer Logic- just had their ground breaking event up at their new site last month and construction should be starting soon! They will be the first of many new businesses to go up on Tech Ridge and it is huge, huge news for St. George.
- Busy Busy- located in the old hangar and their building is coming soon.
- There are rumors that there is a growing list of interested companies that will follow suit.
- There will be multi family housing built soon after, along with a paved walking path around the entire bluff.
Joule Plaza- corner of Tabernacle St. and 200 West
- luxury apartments with retail on the bottom floor, along with a big parking garage- building 1 is now open and building 2 is just about finished!
- Marriott Signature Hotel the "Advenire"- under construction. Planning to be open in November!
- Wood Ash Rye- new restaurant opening in the Marriott Advenire was just announced! It will be called the Wood Ash Rye and Shon Foster will be the chef. I don't know anymore details than that, but will keep posted on it.
- 197 luxury apartments with a pool, spa, work out center, and more, along with 19,000 sq ft of retail/office space. Buildings are under constructions, LOI's have been signed, and it will be finished toward the end of year.
Ancestor Square- corner of St. George Blvd. and Main St.
Zion Brewery Station II- the old fire station on Main St. is being converted into a brewery and pub by Zion Brewing Company. This should be really cool for downtown as it continues to grow and expand! For more info check out this article https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/08/28/st-george-getting-stand/
- Feellove Coffee- their second location is currently under construction in Ancestor Square next to the Pizza Factory where Sentierre used to be.It will be a great addition to downtown!
Morty’s Café- now open on the corner of St. George Blvd. and 700 E. It is soooo good!
Vuduu Pizza- new pizza place on the Blvd and it it is BOMB! They're now open where Cafe Allure used to be just down from Menchies on St. George Blvd.
Banana Blossom Thai Cuisine- another new restaurant just opened on St. George Blvd! It is where Ninfa's used to be, across from Even Stevens. I've heard really good things so far so definitely go check it out!
Mystery Restaurant- the old Burger King building on St. George Blvd. is currently being worked on and there's a sign out front with some ribs on it that says "It'll be worth the wait". Not sure what's happening yet but should be something good!
Finney Farms Dairy & Country Store- New store just opened up at 511 E. St. George Blvd. where used to be. For more info check out their website http://www.finneyfarm.com/
Encircle- they have chosen a location in downtown St. George and plan to be open at the beginning of 2020! It is located on the corner of 100 E. and 200 E. For more info check out their website https://encircletogether.org
Super Pollo Chicken- this food truck turned restaurant is currently under construction in the old Casa Dona Maria building on 700 S. next to Honolul Grill! Their plan is to be open in the next 2 months.
St. George Med Spa- now open at 348 N. Bluff ST. #102! For more info check out their website stgeorgemedspa.com.
MRW Design Associates- new location on 100 S. behind Bicycles Unlimited next to Wells Fargo. Now open!
Raindance Dry Cleaners- They had been serving the St. George area from their Cedar location but they just opened up a new location at 440 W St George Blvd suite #1, St. George, UT 84770 last month and their delivery service is AWESOME!
Dixie Red Hills Golf Course- the new clubhouse is officially done and open! Huge addition for one of the best courses in Southern Utah.
New App-Controlled electronic scooter system-
- Spin Scooters are rockin n' rollin in downtown St. George. 250 scooters are available to ride throughout the city!
Food Truck Park- this is in the works of becoming a reality that would be a BIG addition to downtown St. George http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2018/03/11/jcw-city-mulls-putting-food-truck-park-in-place-of-decrepit-homes-next-to-st-george-library/#.WqXEum5MGEc
Southern Utah Planetarium- an idea for this is gaining momentum and could be a possibility down the road that would be really cool! For more info check out this article https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2019/02/03/cgb-a-planetarium-in-st-george-its-an-idea-thats-gaining-momentum/#.XHhJuFxKiUl
New art downtown- if you haven't noticed already, there are a bunch of new cool art features throughout downtown. Check out the map in this link for more info https://artaroundthecorner.org/map/
LDS Church renovation- plans have leaked on what the temple will look like post-renovation that will begin construction this November and it looks awesome. For more info and pictures check out this article https://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/church-shares-renovation-plans-st-george-utah-temple?fbclid=IwAR3UXVDb69zC6ow9evqtj9DucL0NHTupQQkTh0YuP-03CqE-Vv3wnQ1WSeA
Washington County Building- The Assessor/Recorders office is under construction on the corner of St. George Blvd. and 200 E. The outside is undergoing a full remodel and there will be landscape added on the east side as well.
Bluff St. Retail Building- new signs are up for a complex that will begin construction soon on Bluff St. where they tore down the older building and widened the road. No news on what's going there yet but stay tuned for updates!
University Federal Credit Union- signs are up for a new credit union that is planning to go under construction. It will be on the corner of Bluff St. and 400 N. Their plan is to be open next summer!
West Village- Affogato West Coffee Shop has taken over the whole space where Unicorn Hatch Labs and has turned it into West Village. It'll now feature Sugar & Soul Bakery, Tiny Mary's Restaurant & Bar, Crazy Eddie's Comedy and Music Club, Pier28 Clothing & Accessories, West Village Merc, a farmer's market every Wednesday night, and a featured local artist of the month tent. It sounds like it'll be a super cool place to hang out at and will be coming together over the next few months!
The Shops at Green Gate Village- https://greengateretail.com/shops
- Virgin Berri food truck
- Cosy House + Gift
- Signature Scents
- Chef Alfredo Italian Restaurant
- Twisted Silver
- Scout & Cloth
- Barbers at Green Gate
- The Book Bungalow
- And of course the classic, Judd's General Store
Henriksen Butler- their new 22,500 square ft. building is finished and now open off Dixie Dr. near Tonaquint. It features a 5,000 sq ft show room with 2,500 sq ft of office space, and 15,000 warehouse. Both HB Flooring Solutions and HB Design Group are in the facility.
Riverwoods Mill- this building will be in the same complex as Henriksen Butler right next door and will be the second one open. It'll also feature a showroom, offices, and a cabinet shop. More info to follow soon!
Legacy Village of St. George- a new sign just went up along Dixie Dr. for a new independent living senior citizen facility. I don't have any information yet but should have some soon.
Golf Logics- now open on Dixie Dr. in the Dixie Commons Plaza. It's a golf facility that helps track your golf swing and has certified trainers that give lessons. For more info check out their website https://www.golflogics.com/golf-lessons-st-george
Dixie Dr. Development- dirt is moving on 90 acres along Dixie Dr. across from Star Nursery that could be a big addition for the Green Valley area. It is planned for commercial and residential but is for sale, so nothing is confirmed yet. I'll keep posted on this and give updates as I hear more.
The Hope Chest Thrift Store- now open at 656 N. Dixie Dr! Proceeds from the store are used to help support women with unplanned pregnancies through the Hope Pregnancy Care Center of St. George. For more info check out https://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2019/10/29/dld-the-hope-chest-thrift-store-moves-into-new-location-in-st-george/?fbclid=IwAR08D8CeHkty1iDeGVZibx-Q3Zp_EFf2Ir91RfUKCgHIN8glWCnRlBFtFlM#.Xbm0NJNKhTY
Breakfast at Tifiny's Creperie- Now open in the Green Valley Plaza on the corner of Dixie Dr. and Valley View Dr.
Divario Community- HUGE development underway in the west hills beyond Sunbrook Golf Course. It will feature all kinds of residential housing along with commercial and much more. Check out this video for more info. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=cSrlSfVdmnU
Smash Labs Rage Rooms- a new place to let your anger out is under construction in front of Home Depot on Sunset Blvd. You can basically smash anything you want. They should be open in the next few months!
Pork Bellys- now open! Check out their website for the menu http://www.porkbellyseatery.com/
Sloth Cookies- New cookie shop is opening up this month! It's right under The Crepery at Sunset Corner on the corner of Bluff St. and Sunset Blvd. Check out their instagram @slothcookies for cookie options.
Maverik- another Maverik is set to go under construction across Sunset Blvd. from Home Depot. It should break ground any day!
Exit 8 (St. George Blvd.):
Sakura- a new Sakura is in the works behind Bracken’s auto and next to Desert Coach RV. It will feature 20 dine in tables, 12 hibachi stations, a banquet room, sushi bar and a full bar, with underground parking. Construction should begin soon!
Zupas- They are taking over the old Brick Oven building on the corner of St. George Blvd. and River Rd. The long awaited construction is about to start and news is that it will feature a drive thru window and will be the first Zupas to ever have one. They are planning to open in the next few months!
Pho Vietnamese Restaurant- now open! It is located in the Promenade at Red Cliffs
Sweet Rolled Tacos- new ice cream shop now open in the Shoppes at Zion! Go check them out.
DownEast Home & Clothing- DownEast has moved! Their new location is the Promenade at Red Cliffs and they are now open.
Phat Axe- Axe throwing is now here! They just opened up in the Shoppes at Zion next to the Cowboys & Indians store. For more info check out their website. https://phataxe.com/
Boulder Creek Crossing- Construction is underway on Phase 2 behind Popeyes on the corner of 1450 S. and River Rd. and there will be 3 buildings! One is a 2 story 15,000 sq ft professional office and retail building, the second is a drive thru, and the third is a 40,000 sq ft mid box. It'll be going up over the next few months and once I get more information i'll update you.
Nothing Bundt Cake- If you haven't had bundt cake before it is incredible and we're lucky enough to be getting one of these in Red Rock Commons next to PetSmart! Their plan is to have a soft opening November 8. For more info check out their site https://www.nothingbundtcakes.com/
River Rose Crossing- Signs are up next to Summit on the corner of 1450 S. and River Rd! Rose Development has taken over and the plan looks awesome. New restaurants along with a hotel and movie theater, and high end retail and office space should start happening soon!
Mesa Medical- new building behind Lowe's. Should start filling up soon!