Hoover Business Happenings – October 2021
Hoover residents George and Eileen McCluney opened their third O’Brady’s Beef franchise at 5279 US 280 in the Brook Highland Plaza shopping center. Their other Beef O’Brady’s restaurants can be found in Helena and The Grove Mall in Hoover. A&B Professional Services is now open and offers full services including carpet cleaning, floor cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, upholstery cleaning and janitorial services. 205-218-8812
The vein restoration center opened an office at 2290 Valleydale Road, Suite 204, headed by Dr Mohamed Hassan. 888-507-2865
Club4Fitness opened its new 35,000 square foot fitness center in the former Steinmart store at 2792 John Hawkins Parkway in the Colonial Promenade Hoover Mall on July 16. tanning services, red light therapy, personal training, Crossfit platform, Olympic deadlift platform and babysitting. 205-644-8719
A Rose Cleaning Services is now open and provides residential and commercial cleaning services. The licensed, bonded and insured company uses green cleaning products and strives to provide excellent professional services such as deep cleaning, minor cleaning, organization, floor polishing, grout cleaning, lawn mowing, decluttering and more. 205-529-9352
My Eyelab plans to open a 2,600 square foot eyewear store in the new Cahaba Market mall at 5415 US 280, Suite 103, according to the D&G Development Group.
Reference physical therapy plans to open a new clinic in a 1,980 square foot space at 771 Shades Mountain Plaza, according to Casey Howard, vice president of Harbert Retail, which represents mall owner Shades Mountain LLC. The clinic will occupy part of a 4,500 square foot space formerly occupied by ABC Day Care. Harbert Retail is working with two other potential tenants to occupy the remaining space, Howard said. 866-518-0283
Neil Patel plans to open a The saw barbecue franchise at 3780 Riverchase Village in a 3,300 square foot location that once housed IronStone Pizza and right next door to Chicken Salad Chick. The restaurant, which is slated to open this fall, will have around 100 indoor seats and 10-15 patio seats and will employ 20-25 people, said Amy Cain, who handles franchise development for Saw’s BBQ. This will be Saw’s BBQ’s third franchise and the sixth overall. The menu will be like the menu at Saw’s BBQ in the Avondale community in Birmingham, including barbecue, fried chicken sandwiches and shrimp and oatmeal, Cain said. 205-538-7337
Sunoco Highway 31 plans to open a gas station and convenience store at the vacant gas station and convenience store located at 1537 Montgomery Highway.
Sonic Drive-In plans to open a restaurant at 20 Meadowview Drive in the former location of Joe’s Crab Shack. 866-657-6642
Construction is underway for two air-conditioned self-storage buildings along Alabama 150 near Walgreens and the entrance to the Deer Valley community. Plans for the two buildings include approximately 700 self-storage units with approximately 90,000 square feet of air-conditioned warehouse space. storeease.com
Sabzi Mandi Market, a halal meat market and restaurant, plans to open at the former Deluxe Cleaners location at 3633 Lorna Road. 205-502-7322
Removals and renovations
Luxury cleaners moved from 3633 Lorna Road to 1590 Montgomery Highway, across from Publix and across from Archie’s Bar-BQ and Burgers. 205-979-1615
Pivot Fitness completed its move from 2801 John Hawkins Parkway, Suite 157-O, in the Galleria Trace Plaza to a 4,500 square foot location at 5529 Grove Blvd. in The Grove shopping center which once housed Anytime Fitness. Pivot Fitness offers two types of training: 1) high intensity interval training focused on running, rowing, TRX, dumbbells and bodyweight movements and 2) functional fitness classes that incorporate weightlifting, cardio and gymnastics movements. The new site opened in August. 205-438-200
Hoffman Media, 1900 International Park Drive, plans to move its corporate headquarters to the former Waldrep, Stewart & Kendrick building at 2323 Second Ave. N. in Birmingham. Hoffman Media plans to lease the two-story, 21,840-square-foot building to an affiliate called The Hoffice on Second and add eight employees to its current workforce of 91, bringing its payroll to $ 5,560,218, according to the information provided by the company to the Birmingham Industrial Development Board. The company plans to spend $ 2.625 million to renovate the Birmingham building. The Birmingham Industrial Development Board has agreed to reduce non-educational property taxes and construction transaction taxes as part of the move. 205-995-8860
News and Achievements
The first federal credit union in the United States, along with partners ABC 33/40, The CW 21 and My 68 WABM, raised $ 25,000 and collected 19,500 food items (enough to provide approximately 116,250 meals) during its Feeding Families Across Alabama food drive in July. All efforts have benefited the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. The Hoover branch at 3312 Old Columbiana Road recorded the second highest number of food donations, with 1,518 items. Its other Hoover branch is located at No.2 Inverness Center Parkway. 205-823-3985
Lake Homes Realty, 15 Southlake Lane, Suite 200, in 2021, was ranked No. 2,711 on Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private businesses. Lake Homes has moved up 445 spots on the list after experiencing a record sales year in 2020, with sales increasing over 60%. This is the fifth consecutive year that Lake Homes Realty has been included on the Inc. 5000 list. From 2017 to 2020, Lake Homes Realty’s revenue increased 149% and the number of employees quadrupled.
Fresh technology, 2200 Riverchase Center, Suite 500, an information technology company specializing in products and technologies to help restaurants increase their presence, reputation and profitability, was ranked No. 3,232 on the Inc’s annual list 5000 magazine from Inc., a ranking of the fastest in the country. growing private businesses. Fresh Technology at 2200 Riverchase Center, Suite 500, grew 113% over three years. The company was also listed on the Inc. 5000 list in 2016 (# 3,553) and in 2019 (# 4,824). 205-451-1872
Avadian Credit Union, based at 1 Riverchase Parkway South and with branches in Hoover at 420 Old US 280 and 4720 Chace Circle, has been named one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Alabama” by Business Alabama and the Best Companies Group. This is the third consecutive year that Avadian has received this designation. 205-444-3745
Autism clinics on the move, 1820 Southpark Drive, received a two-year accreditation from the Behavioral Health Centers of Excellence, recognizing the Autism Therapy organization as a behavioral health provider committed to the highest clinical quality and client care in applied behavior analysis. Autism in Motion has 22 clinics in five states, including one in Hoover and one in the community of Avondale in Birmingham. The organization plans to open another clinic in Gardendale in early 2022. 205-490-8228
Greystone Golf and Country Club, 4100 Greystone Drive, has hired Cameron Hayes as the new director of food and beverage. He supervises all the service “in front of the house” (bars, beverage trolleys, restaurants, catering, place and grill of the swimming pool). He will be responsible for hiring, training, setting higher standards, and ensuring enjoyable and consistent club experiences. Cameron is from Pursell Farms, where he held the same position. His experience also includes the Shadow Wood Country Club in Florida as Deputy Director of Food and Beverage and Sea Island at the Lodge for several years as part of the Food and Beverage Management team. He graduated from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management. 205-980-5200
Dr Zane Hyde, a scholarship-trained sports medicine surgeon, joined Ortho-Alabama Spine & Sports and serve patients at clinics at 118 Mars Hill Road in Hoover and 1801 Gadsden Highway in Trussville. His expertise includes ACL reconstruction, partial and total knee replacements, shoulder replacements, ultrasound-guided injections and arthroscopy of the ankle, hip, knee and shoulder. He received his medical degree from the University of Alabama at the Birmingham School of Medicine. After completing a residency in orthopedic surgery at UAB, he completed extensive specialist training at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville on a sports medicine scholarship. He is an active member of the Alabama Orthopedic Society, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. 205-228-7600
T. Fox Lounge, 2080 Valleydale Road, Suite 7, recently celebrated its 12th anniversary. 205-403-8369
The house of craftsmen, 2000 Riverchase Galleria, space 147C, closed its arts and crafts workshop inside the Riverchase Galleria.
Otto’s bark and stuff, 3410 Old Columbiana Road, has closed.