Smoky Hollow announces 3 new tenants and next restaurant opening

A Wilmington-based brewery, local fitness studio, and new salon concept will open in Smoky Hollow. Plus, another eatery could open this month.

An exterior view of Smoky Hollow.

Construction within Smoky Hollow is ramping up.

Photo courtesy of Kane Realty Corporation

Things are ramping up in Smoky Hollow. Three NC-owned businesses have been added to Smoky Hollow’s tenant lineup + another eatery could open this month. First, here’s what’s new:

  • New Anthem Beer Projecta craft beer brewery and taproom — will open its first location outside of Wilmington.
  • Heat Studiosa group fitness and personal training gym with a focus on strength training — will be Smoky Hollow’s second fitness-focused tenant. Raleighites Jake Giamoni and Megan Hanna first opened Heat in 2016.
  • Two Raleigh locals will open HUSH Hair Lash Brow — an open-concept salon specializing in luxury hair, brow, and lash services — in early 2023.

So, when will the previously announced spots open? Here are some updates from Kane Realty Corporation:

  • J. Lights will be the next Smoky Hollow spot to open — as early as this month.
  • Milklab is under construction + opening by the end of 2022.
  • Madre is under construction + opening in early 2023.
  • Midwood Smokehouse is under construction + opening in early 2023.
  • The Crunkleton is waiting for permits; there’s no expected opening date yet.
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