TechLoft, a smartphone and tablet repair service company, is now open at 5192 Caldwell Mill Road, Suite 104. The company offers in-store and mobile repair services for a variety of phones, tablets, and other devices.
James Godfrey has opened his Farmers Insurance office at 2674 Valleydale Road, Suite 2.
Little Pumpkins Preschool, 1533 Montgomery Highway, is now open.
Pie Five Pizza is now open at 4741 Chace Circle, Suite 114. This is the fast-casual chain’s first location in Alabama.
Do*It*Yourself Crafts is now open in the Riverchase Promenade shopping center at 1713 Montgomery Highway, Suite 139, where Painted By U was formerly located. This is the company’s second location, following their Homewood location on Oxmoor Road.
Tracy Jacobs, MD, has opened a medical practice at 201 Doug Baker Blvd., in the location formerly occupied by MedSouth Urgent Care. Dr. Jacobs most recently practiced at Trinity Medical Center’s clinic in Chelsea.
Los Pedros Mexican Grill is now open at 3305 Lorna Road, Suite 7, in the outparcel in front of Bargain Hunt.
Hargrove Engineers & Constructors has opened a second office at 2011 Riverchase Center, Suite 426, for its controls-automation division. The company designs and programs computers for manufacturing plants in the area, including the automotive industry.
Perpetual Lifestyle Planning, a financial planning firm, is now open at 1800 International Park Drive, Suite 200. The firm is owned by local financial planning veteran Matthew Wilson.
MVP Training, 5406 U.S. 280 East, Suite D-106, is now open at the Crossroads at Greystone shopping center at the intersection of Highways 119 and 280. The facility offers strength training and conditioning for a variety of ages.
Bancorpsouth has opened its new branch at 475 Southland Drive.
Jake’s Café will be opening soon at 3075 John Hawkins Parkway, Suite D. This is the second location for the restaurant, following their first location in Pelham.
Five Below, a national discount retail chain, has signed a lease to open a new store at 1725 Montgomery Highway, Suite 125, in the Riverchase Promenade shopping center. It will take the space formerly occupied by Kirkland’s Home.
Relocations and Renovations
Plato’s Closet has moved to 1725 Montgomery Highway, Suite 101, within the same shopping center where it was previously located. The new location has more than twice the square footage as their former location.
Greystone Golf & Country Club has opened their new Golf Operations Center at 4100 Greystone Drive. The 9,500-square-foot facility was constructed as the club prepares to host the Champions Tour’s Regions Tradition tournament in 2016-18.
Greystone Golf & Country Club has opened their new state-of-the-art Golf Performance Center at 330 Legacy Way. The center is the home of Blackburn Golf; Mark Blackburn is one of the top 100 Teachers in America. The building will have HD live streaming video, 3D motion capture and a golf gym.
News and Accomplishments
AlphaGraphics, a full-service printing company located at 2159 Rocky Ridge Road, Suite 107, has changed their hours to Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Dr. Rob Pate of Hoover EyeCare Associates, 1809 Data Drive, was named “Young Optometrist of the South” at the SECO International convention in Atlanta in March. This award recognizes excellence in patient care, community service and contribution to the profession of optometry by someone from one of the 12 states in the Southern Council of Optometry.
Embassy Suites Birmingham-Hoover, 2960 John Hawkins Parkway, now has Premium Suites available to guests. These rooms include in-suite Wi-Fi, in-suite Keurig coffeemakers and 24-hour access to that floor’s refreshment center.
Hirings and Promotions
Amanda Klein has been hired in the role as office manager and community relations at LakeCrest Chiropractic & Wellness, 2341 John Hawkins Parkway, Suite 125. She is the wife of clinic owner Dr. Andrew Klein.
Fi-Plan Partners, 5825 Feldspar Way, celebrated its 10th anniversary on February 18. The independent investment firm specializes in financial planning, wealth management and business consulting. The firm is owned by Greg Powell.
Kirkland’s Home, 1725 Montgomery Highway, Suite 125, has closed.