Fresh Chef Adds 4th Charlotte Area Store in Matthews

David Tshirhart Specializing in the Restaurant Tenant Rerpresentation

Mel Funk and Brad Blumer are proud to announce their latest addition to the Fresh Chef family.  Their latest venture, located at located at 15080 Idlewild Road in Matthews joins their line up of stores in Cornelius, Mooresville and Charlotte’s Cotswold neighborhood. “Fresh food is where it’s at. I believe people are tired of paying the prices they pay for frozen prepared food that honestly tastes like cardboard,” stated Mel Funk in an interview with Jennifer Thomas of the Charlotte Business Journal.   The lineup features salads, wraps pasta dishes and entrees. Other menu items like sandwiches feature burgers, chicken, fish, vegetables and sides featuring white cheddar grits, kale salad, burgundy mushrooms or cilantro rice.
The Matthews restaurant is hiring and looks to add up to 50 full- and part-time jobs, including hostesses, bartenders, chefs and dishwashers.Interested applicants can call (704) 628-5179.
David Tschirhart with Legacyr has represented Fresh Chef in their multiple lease transactions in the Charlotte Market and they look forward to continued growth in the area.

Newest Charlotte Tower: AC Hotel/Residence Inn Open above EpiCenter

Ever growing Queen City welcomes the long awaited Hotels above the EpiCentre. The 22-story tower will house two hotels with a combined 300 rooms and Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo bar. The AC Hotels and the Residence Inn project led by McKibbon Hospitality and Charlotte’s Vision Ventures and GC Cleveland Construction reinvented the space after the 2008 downturn stalled the plan for a 52 story condominium project on the site.

Adam Williams of Legacy retail leasing agent for the EpiCentre and many other retail giants in Charlotte.

Adam Williams Reps Landlord in CHOP’T Uptown Lease

Chop’t Salad Opening Uptown

CHOP’T   Coming Soon



Chopt Creative Salad Co. has inked a lease for a  3,048-square-foot space Uptown at 212 S. Tryon St. The store is in the Johnston Bldg., formerly occupied by Fifth Third Bank.

Chop’t is a fast-casual salad joint whose menu features globally inspired salads from Mediterranean falafel, California steakhouseas well as a craft your own salad option, with a variety  greens, cheeses and toppings, such as gold and purple beets or roasted seasonal squash and  18 scratch-made dressings.

Chop’t’s uptown location joins their list of stores in the Park Road, Blakeney and Arboretum shopping centers here in the Queen City.  Colin McCabe, Chopt co-founder is excited about the Charlotte market and has predicted as many as 10 stores locally. “Our growth in North Carolina has been incredibly exciting,” The Uptown location is scheduled to open in the spring of 2019.

Legacy’s  very own Adam Williams represented the Landlord in this, his latest of many Uptown Retail transactions.

Adam Williams Tenant and Landlord Representation Specializing in Retail, restaurants and other Uptown Charlotte CRE

“Pokado Toast” to open EpiCentre location by end of 2018

Uptown Charlotte will see a new Poke concept at the EpiCentre late this year.  Charlotte Agenda  reports, California based “Pokado Toast” has inked a lease at the EpiCentre and plans a late 2018 opening as Pokeatery

. The EpiCentre store marks Pokado Toast’s fifth venue nationwide. Their signature offering is a “build your own bowl” with a wide selection of choices to customize you meal. Other unique meal items include “Pokado Toast,” which combines avocado toast and poke. They will also serve Pineapple Dole Whip, which is a Hawaiian pineapple soft serve ice cream that you can eat in a cone or a float.”   Charlotte Agenda.

Adam Williams of Legacy represents the EpiCentre for retail leasing.  We at Legacy wish Pokado Toast much success here in the Queen City.

For information about Epicentre leasing and other uptown CRE services contact  Adam Williams at  or   704.373.1800

Reid’s Opening Uptown


Charlotte Agenda Article Reid’s Opens Uptown

” Reid’s Fine Foods will make its triumphant return to Uptown this week.

The gourmet market’s third location will open Thursday, July 26 at 7 a.m. at 121 West Trade Street.

It’s a homecoming of sorts back into the heart of the city. Reid’s operated out of the space now occupied by 7th Street Public Market from the 1990s through 2010.

The two other Reid’s locations are in Myers Park and SouthPark.”     Charlotte Agenda.

Adam Williams of Legacy Represented the Landlord for Reid’s Fine Food lease at 121 West Traid Street.  We wish them many years of success in the Queen City.