Chino, Calif. — Lewis Retail Centers has unveiled plans to build Town Center at The Preserve in Chino, a city in Southern California. The retail and office development, which will span 169,590 square feet, is slated to open in summer 2023.
Town Center at The Preserve will be situated within a master-planned community named The Preserve at Chino and adjacent to multifamily units. The pedestrian-friendly development will feature Main Street-oriented retail space, as well as open spaces for gatherings and events.
Stater Bros., a privately held supermarket chain based in San Bernardino, California, will serve as the grocery anchor tenant. The store will span 46,109 square feet and will feature full-service meat, seafood, deli and bakery departments. The store marks the third location for Stater Bros. in Chino.
Additionally, Kenwood’s Kitchen and Tap, a family-owned and operated restaurant and bar serving American comfort food, will open at Town Center at The Preserve in fall 2023. The restaurant marks the second location for Kenwood’s. Other food-and-beverage tenants committed to the development include 7 Miles Tea Lab and Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Ken Caron, senior vice president of commercial development for Lewis Retail Centers, says the Chino area is growing at a rapid pace. He states that there are roughly 6,200 housing units that are planned or under development in the local area.
Lewis Retail Centers is part of the Lewis Group of Cos., a privately held real estate development company based in Upland, Calif. The Lewis Group focuses on developing mixed-use communities and residential subdivisions in California and Nevada, as well as building and owning rental communities, shopping centers, office campuses and industrial parks.
— Kristin Hiller