Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is now open in the Village at Lee Branch at 301 Doug Baker Blvd. It is the popular chain’s first Alabama location.
The Compton Agency, LLC - Farmers Insurance is now open at 1320 Alford Ave., Suite 202. The agency, locally owned by Sam Compton, is a full service agency offering personal, commercial and life insurance products.
Steel City Title & Closing is now open at 4524 Southlake Parkway, Suite 2. The firm offers title and closing services on real estate transactions.
Perfect Note Live Music and Dining is now open at 1845 Montgomery Highway, Suite 201. The event venue offers live music and dining. Visit their website for hours and scheduled musicians.
Once Upon a Child is now open at 3718 Lorna Road in the River Oaks Village shopping center. The consignment store sells lightly used children’s clothing, footwear, toys, baby items, and furniture.
Verizon Wireless is opening a new retail store at 104 Inverness Corners, in the building formerly occupied by Re/MAX Southern Homes.
H&M, a retailer specializing in men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, lingerie, maternity, sports apparel and plus-sized apparel, will open its first Birmingham-area location at the Riverchase Galleria, 2000 Riverchase Galleria. No timeline has been announced for the store’s opening.
Chicken Salad Chick will be opening a new restaurant at 3780 Riverchase Village, Suite 110, in the space formerly occupied by Southern Wicker.
Sky Zone Trampoline Park will be opening soon in the former Staples Location at 1694 Montgomery Highway, Suite 210.
Firehouse Subs, 181 Main St., Suite 213, in Patton Creek, is under new ownership.
South Hall Self Storage, with two locations at 2400 John Hawkins Parkway and 1945 Hoover Court, has been sold to and renamed Simply Self Storage, a national company with facilities in 21 states and Puerto Rico.
News and Accomplishments
Pazzo Big Slice Pizza and Calzone Bakery, 1678 Montgomery Highway, Suite 101A, will soon be offering a 38-inch pizza, the largest pizza to be offered in Alabama.
Iron Tribe, with locations at 2942 John Hawkins Parkway and 5029 Highway 280, Suite 102, has been named Elite Business of the Year by Infusionsoft, a company that offers email marketing and sales platforms to small businesses.
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Hirings and Promotions
Keller Williams Hoover, 1 Chace Corporate Drive, Suite 150, has hired a new Realtor, Darla Owens, to join their team.
RealtySouth’s Inverness office, 109 Inverness Plaza, has hired Helen Chang, Myron Moore and Christy Brasher as Realtors.
LAH’s Hoover office, 2 Chase Corporate Drive, Suite 15, has hired Ron Lindsey as a Realtor.
Brian’s Flooring & Design, with a location at 4500 Valleydale Road, celebrated its 20th anniversary in April. The business is owned by Brian Hammonds and Brian McCarver, who bought a small flooring business in Bessemer. From there, the business was moved to McCalla, and a second location in Hoover was opened in 2013. A third location was opened in the Lakeview district of Birmingham in 2015.
Ellis Piano, 1550 Montgomery Highway, Suite A, is celebrating its 33rd anniversary this month.
Rittenhouse Village at Hoover, 570 Southland Drive, is celebrating its 8th anniversary this month.
Maximum Physical Therapy & Sports Wellness, 2680 Valleydale Road, Suite A, is celebrating its 2nd anniversary this month.
20/20 Visionworks, an optometry practice inside Walmart, 2780 John Hawkins Parkway, and owned by Dr. Latisha Marbuary, has closed.
Staples, 1694 Montgomery Highway, Suite 210, has closed.