National chains and franchises are taking note of the huge residential growth in Centennial Hills and a rare empty lot now plans to host two casual-dining favorites in an easy-to-spot location.
Under construction at the corner of Centennial Center Boulevard and the off-ramps of the I-215 and US-95 interchange, the first Chick-fil-A in the neighborhood will operate a drive-thru venue upgraded with an outdoor seating area, a short walk from the California Fish Grill and its counter-service seafood menu.
The two brands are already partnered on the westside at the corner of Charleston Boulevard and Fort Apache Road. Chick-fil-A debuted in January, while California Fish Grill is set to open later this year, both on the site of a former Claim Jumper restaurant.
In the northwest, the 31,458-square-foot Centennial 215 Plaza is also scheduled to include a 7-Eleven, two medical facilities, and room for a possible storage company.
Located across from the Centennial Center retail hub, the two companies will be competing against close rivals Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers and Wahoo’s Fish Taco.
Chick-fil-A currently operates 11 local outposts for its extremely popular grilled and fried chicken menu. California Fish Grill specializes in bowls, salads, tacos, battered fish and chips, breaded shrimp, scallops, and catfish, and has been serving in Spring Valley since March of last year.
An estimated opening date for either property has not been announced.