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Towamencin Village Shopping Center Update

  • Planet Fitness opened in June 2021. The 21,482 sq ft health club is located in the building at the rear of the property, closest to Allentown Road.
  • PSDC has received preliminary plan approval for a Chipotle restaurant and Mattress Warehouse, located at the former Boston Market location.

Permits have also been obtained for the demolition and rebuilding of the building facades. They are also working on the development of two new pads sites, a restaurant with drive-thru and retail site, that will be located to the right of the entrance/intersection off of Forty Foot Road, across from the Village of Newbury community.   

The shopping center renovations will be part of a mixed-use integration with a proposed adjacent 55 and older building (to be located between the SKF campus and the shopping center) with the new town center layout. The proposed main entrance will align with the future signalized intersection at Newbury Way and Forty Foot Road. The developer plans to add front facing retailers to the back portion of the current shopping center building.

Starbucks Restaurant 
The Starbucks opened in September 2021, the 2,600 sqft foot restaurant with drive-thru is located at the corner of Sumneytown Pike and Towamencin Avenue, adjacent to the Marriott Hotel.

Franklin Street Storage Facilities – Mequity Companies has begun construction on 102,720 sqft indoor conditioned storage facility on Franklin Street, between Sumneytown Pike and I-476. 

Core5 Warehouse Project – Core5 Industrial Partners has received Land Development approval for a 591,360 sqft warehouse facility on Wambold Road at Allentown Road. Although the address is Allentown Road, the development is primarily situated along Wambold Road. Site construction has begun.

TNC Self Storage – TNC Self Storage has received approval to expand the existing self-storage facility on Wambold Road, the existing 65,333 sq ft facility will add an additional 40,200 sqft of storage units.

Belfair Square Sketch Plan
Caracausa Building and Development, Inc has proposed the consolidation of nine separate parcels into a single 3.94-acre development site, located along Welsh Road within the MRC – Mixed Residential Cluster and RBP – Residential Business Professional Overlay Zoning Districts. The applicant plans to develop the property into 16 townhouses and associated public and site improvements, including parking and stormwater management facilities. The proposed use is permitted by conditional use.  At their meeting on January 12, 2022, the Board of Supervisors approved the Conditional Use Decision for the noted development.

Dock Woods Health Care Addition – Dock Woods has received approval for a 17,540 sqft building expansion.  The expansion will allow for additional room to convert all double occupancy rooms to single occupancy rooms.  The total number of beds will remain the same.

Delp Drive Warehouse Development – Verus Partners, LLC is seeking a land development application for a 267,648 sqft warehouse located at the end of Delp Drive. 

Check the Meetings page for the latest agendas to follow the advancement of each land development.