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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Lidl Grocery Coming to Waldorf

Lidl has just purchased a 9 acre parcel for a new grocery store in Waldorf.  The Property is located at the corner of Smallwood Drive and St. Patrick's Drive across the street from the County Library.  The project is in its planning stage so there is no opening date.  

Lidl is a German discount supermarket based in NeckarsulmGermany.  It operates over 10,000 stores across Europe and approximately 52 so far in the United States.  It is very similar to an Aldi Market and it's their biggest competitor.  More details as the project progresses. 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Harbor Freight Tools Coming to Waldorf

Harbor Freight Tools will be taking approximately 16,000 sf of retail space at the Waldorf Shoppers World.  The space will  be located in part of the current Burlington Coat Factory.  Construction will begin once Burlington has moved to its new location in the former Sports Authority space. Burlington should move in October of this year.  Harbor Freight is a large discount tool and equipment retailer and has over 800 locations across the united states as well as a large mail order business.

Monday, April 23, 2018

A Few Updates

Burlington will be moving its store over to the old Sports Authority space in Waldorf Shoppers World.  The new space fits their new store model so they will be very happy there.  The old space will be split up to make it easier to lease.  I know of one tenant that is in the process of signing a lease so that will be announced shortly.

Sweet Frog has opened in their new location in La Plata at Rosewick Crossing Shopping Center.

Once Upon a Child has opened in the Waldorf Marketplace next to Fosters Grill.

B Donuts will be opening their first location in Southern Maryland in the new Baldus retail building in La Plata by Burger King.

Chesapeake Apothecary has opened in White Plains in the former Pottery Building next to the Moose Lodge.

Super Beauty has opened in the Waldorf Marketplace in the former furniture space.

TJ's Soul Food Kitchen
TJ's Soul food kitchen is now open in White Plains at the Merchants Square Shopping Center next to Mexico Restaurant.

Huntington Learning Center and Domino's Pizza will be opening in the small retail building in front of the Wildewood Shopping Center in St. Marys.

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Shops at Piney Church Coming Soon

The Shops at Piney Church will be a new strip center at the corner of Billingsley Road and Piney Church Road in St. Charles across the street from the Blue Crabs Sign.  There will be a 7-11 with gas station, nail salon and a Ledo's Pizza.  They still have a few more spots to fill.  Details as we get them.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Nammo Relocates to Charles County

We are pleased to announce that Shasho Consulting has secured a new location for Nammo moving their local headquarters and manufacturing operation from Virginia to Indian Head, MD.  Nammo short for Nordic Ammunition Company, will take up temporary space in Waldorf while their new building is completed in Indian Head.  They recently established a 30 year public private partnership with Naval Surface Warfare Center for energetic products and will be making a significant capital investment in new facilities, equipment and human resources in Indian Head.

From Nammo's Website:

Nammo is an international aerospace and defense company headquartered in Norway. With 2200 employees across more than 30 sites and Offices in 14 countries, the company is one of the world's leading providers of ammunition and rocket engines for both military and civilian customers.

Bakground and Ownership
The company was founded in 1998, based on a merger of three major Nordic defense companies: Celsius AB, Patria Oyj, and Raufoss ASA. Today the Nammo Group’s shareholders are the Norwegian Government represented by the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (50 percent) and the Finnish Defense and Aerospace Group, Patria Oyj (50 percent).

Organization and Core Business
The Nammo Group operates through 6 business units: Commercial Ammunition, Small and Medium Caliber Ammunition, Large Caliber Ammunition, Shoulder Fired Systems, Aerospace Propulsion, Demil, Sea Safety and Services. Its product portfolio includes shoulder-launched munitions systems, military and sports ammunition, rocket motors for military and space applications, and environmentally friendly demilitarization services.

Customer base
80% of Nammo’s business comes from national armed forces and national defense industries in the countries where the organization operates. The remaining portion of the company’s business is comprised of commercial sales of services and sports and security products. Of a 2016 revenue of NOK 4.1 billion (USD 490 million), nearly 90% came from sales in Europe and North America.

Friday, March 16, 2018

One Million Pageviews!

Thanks for continuing to check out the blog.  Never thought i would see that number.  Looking forward to all the new projects coming up. 

New Stores Announced for Shoppes at Apple Green

The Shoppes at Apple Greene have announced new tenants for the Dunkirk Center.  Five guys Burgers and Fries, MOD Pizza, Jersey Mikes, Calvert Cleaners, Apple Green Wine and Spirits and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. They Join Harris Teeter, Marshall's, Taco Bell, Great Clips and Spa #1 Nails.  We should see things start opening up late summer.