The food hall will soon announce its first round of tenants

The developer of the food hall at 275 N. Elm St. says it will soon announce its first round of tenants and timeline for opening the building, which is next to Truist Point stadium.

HIGH POINT — The developer of an upcoming food hall in High Point says some vendors have been lined up, while its leasing team is still seeking additional tenants.

Cana Development of Baltimore posted on social media this week that there are “just a few spots left” for food and beverage vendors for Stock + Grain Assembly at 275 North Elm, a mixed-use building under construction next to Truist Point stadium.

When asked how many tenants have been signed and what the latest estimate is on when the food hall will open, the company declined to share specifics.

“We are about to announce our opening timeline and first round of tenants soon,” said Kelly Duffy, regional manager with Cana Development. ”We have limited space left in the food hall and are filling up quickly.”

The building is the first of several planned projects around the stadium that Elliott Sidewalk Communities is developing in partnership with the city. The developer has until Oct. 31 to obtain a certificate of occupancy for 275 North Elm, under an agreement with High Point.

The food hall will occupy the first floor of the three-story building.

The city last month announced that the anchor tenant will be Key Risk, which will move its insurance office from Greensboro in early 2022 and occupy the entire third floor and half of the second floor.

Assistant City Manager Greg Ferguson said High Point has not been made aware of a possible opening date for the food hall or other details about the project.

“We don’t currently have any names. But I do believe they (Cana Development) intend to have some sort of announcement in the next several weeks,” he said.

Under its agreement with the city, Elliott Sidewalk Communities’ next project is supposed to be adjacent to the food hall building utilizing two parcels: 305 N. Elm St., which is an empty lot owned by the developer, and 315 N. Elm St., which the city bought for $2.3 million in December 2020.

Ferguson said the project will have a public parking component, but nothing else has been decided yet, including a possible hotel that’s been discussed.

“There is active planning on those two lots,” he said. “The city and Elliott are still moving through the process that was laid out in the development agreement to have a mixed use or residential use on that property.”

pkimbrough@hpenews.com | 336-888-3531

pkimbrough@hpenews.com | 336-888-3531