Turlock saw plenty of new development in 2021, from new coffee shops to additional housing. As the City’s Planning Division looks ahead to 2022, construction set to take place in the new year will provide a boost to the economy through more people and goods.
The community kicked off this year by welcoming a new building in the Turlock Town Center, which currently houses Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Impact Nutrition. Dutch Bros Coffee constructed and opened its second Turlock location in the center this year as well. Just across the roadway on the corner of North Golden State Boulevard and East Canal Drive, the city’s eighth standalone Starbucks was also constructed and opened in 2021.
The new developments on the south end of town in 2021 were a change from the usual north end development seen around Monte Vista Crossings in recent years — a result of new ownership in the Turlock Town Center which has revitalized the space and attracted plenty of new businesses.
“That new owner has really taken a proactive approach in trying to move tenants, find new tenants and really revitalize that center,” Deputy Director of Development Services and Planning Manager Katie Quintero said. “I think that really has spurred some development interest in that area.”
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