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What’s new and coming soon to Village District

There are so many businesses new or coming soon to the Village District like Coastal Urge, Shake Shack, and Studio Volare. Keep reading for more updates to the historic district.

A shot of Village District with the Raleigh Skyline in the background.

Village District has been a shopping and foodie destination since 1949.

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The Village District is constantly evolving with the growing Raleigh area. We have the low-down on new and upcoming businesses to support in this historic district.

The Cafe Carolina storefront.

Cafe Carolina moved its bakery to the previous so•ca space.

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Newly opened

Cafe Carolina, 2130 Clark Ave. | Opened August 2023 | Customers can check out the bakery’s new larger space located a few steps away from its previous spot in the Village District.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 2014 Cameron St. | Opened May 2023 | Pop into this scoop shop for a unique sweet treat with flavors like bombastix sundae cone, everything bagel, and goat cheese with red cherries.

Studio Volare, 402 Oberlin Rd., Ste. 104 | Opened July 2023 | Get your sweat on at this locally owned indoor cycling and barre studio. Pro tip: Free parking is available in the Berkshire Village District parking deck.

The Shade Store, 419A Daniels St. | Opened August 2023 | Specializing in handcrafted shades, blinds, and drapery, shoppers can walk in or shop by appointment.

A photo of the coming soon Coastal Urge storefront.

This will be Coastal Urge’s second location.

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Coming soon

Ballard Designs, 443B Daniels St. | Opening in Q1, 2024 | Soon shoppers will be able to browse European-inspired home furniture and decor pieces.

Coastal Urge, 440 Daniels St. | Opening Friday, Sept. 1 | Hailing from Bald Head Island, NC, this island lifestyle shop will offer a wide selection of men and women’s activewear, swimwear, shoes, and accessories.

Oberlin Hotel, the intersection of Woodburn Road and Cameron Street | Completion set for 2025 | This upscale boutique hotel will offer guests 153 rooms and presidential suites and features like a high-end restaurant + rooftop bar, a courtyard with a covered patio, and a soundstage for live music.

Shake Shack, 2010 Clark Ave. | Estimated to open in October | This burger joint will have a 3,679 sqft kitchen and dining area, complete with a patio.

Bonus: There is an available property beside Jos. A. Bank — previously Coastal Knot Bridal — with 2,910 sqft of space. Are you interested in opening a business in the Village District? Inquire with Allison at Regency Centers.

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