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What’s new and coming soon to Chattanooga, TN

As Chattanooga continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.

NOOGAtoday | Chattanooga skyline

We’ve got our eye on Chattanooga developments.

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The below list of new businesses has been updated as of March 2023.

🗓️ Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in Chattanooga. Whether you’re looking for your next go-to brunch destination or a new public park to stretch your legs, we’re rounding up a few things coming soon to the Scenic City this quarter.


sAge Aesthetics & Well Being, 8202 Apison Pk., Ooltewah | Opening March 2023 | Offers various face, body, and wellness treatments

Home2 Suites, 495 Camp Jordan Pkwy. | Opening summer 2024 | A 101-room, four-level hotel at the Camp Jordan Entrance

Drury Hotels, 7301 Shallowford Rd. | Opening TBD | Construction is set for a 210-room hotel on Shallowford Road — the hotel chain also recently purchased the former Sportsbarn location on 301 Market St.

Vagabond Barber Co., 2602 E. Main St. | Opening late spring 2023 | Barbershop coming from the minds behind local bars No Hard Feelings and Exile Off Main Street

NOOGAtoday | Cloud Springs Park renderings

A look at the South Site of the Cloud Springs I-75 Park.

Rendering provided by White Oak Enterprises


Cloud Springs I-75 Park, along the Tennessee border in Northwest Georgia | Opening TBD | Two sites featuring 1.13 million sqft of industrial space, 700+ jobs, and more than $100 million in capital investment


Shady’s Corner, 1402 Cemetery Ave. | Opening April 2023 | Neighborhood deli and bar

Big Bad Breakfast, 301 Manufacturers Rd. | Opening TBD | Restaurant started by James Beard award-winning chef John Currence

Attack of the Tatsu, 818 Georgia Ave. | Opening July/August 2023 | Ramen and Katsu spot with a full sake and Japanese whisky bar

Kai Bistro, 625 E. Main St. | Opening TBD | Asian American restaurant featuring Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, and Hawaiian dishes

Squirrel Rabbit Coffee Bar and Creamery, 514 Tremont St. | Opening spring 2023 | Coffee, gelato, and artwork offerings

Parlor Doughnuts, TBD | Opening TBD | Craft donut and coffee shop announced Chattanooga is on its list of expansion cities

NOOGAtoday | UTC center groundbreaking

UTC broke ground on the I-AMAC in mid-February.

Photo provided by University of Tennessee Chattanooga


Tyner Middle High Academy, 6836 Tyler Rd. | Opening January 2025 | Rebuild of the academy will combine and replace Tyner middle and high schools

UTC’s Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing Application Center, 700 block of MLK Blvd. | First phase opening in 2023 (three phases total) | A space for developing solutions for manufacturing and related industries


Watkins Park Playground, 2411 E. 12th St. | Opening March 24 | New park in the Ridgedale neighborhood


Park Tower, 117 E. 7th St. | Opening TBD | Renovation of the former Park Hotel into 46 condos

Sofia’s Place, Greenway View Drive and Skurlock Road, Brainerd | First 56 townhomes opening winter 2023 | Three-level townhouse project

✅ Now open

If there’s one thing we love even more than looking ahead to the future, it’s enjoying the present at one of Chattanooga’s newest spots. Check out this list of the Scenic City’s recently opened establishments.


Society of Work at Somer Station, 306 Cherokee Blvd. | Co-working space with private office options

QuikTrip, 312 Browns Ferry Rd. | Chattanooga’s first location of the OK-based convenience store

3Eleven Collective, 7633 E. Brainerd Rd. | Local hair salon and retailer

NOOGAtoday | The Livingstone

Grab a coffee and a pastry at this Highland Park coffee shop.

Photo by NOOGAtoday


Irie Jamaican Cuisine, 3224 Dayton Blvd. | Restaurant that is bringing the flavors of Jamaica to Red Bank

Apna Kitchen, 5908 Ringgold Rd., East Ridge | New local Indian restaurant

Mac’s Kitchen and Bar, residency at Flora De Mel, 313 McFarland Ave., Rossville, GA | Farm-focused and “new southern” cuisine

The Livingstone, 420 S. Willow St. | New coffee shop in the space next to Amani Ya Juu in Highland Park

Fonda San Jose, 401 Market St. | Restaurant featuring Mexican cuisine, a tequila bar, and “epic margs”

Coqui, 3507 Ringgold Rd., East Ridge | Restaurant featuring Puerto Rican cuisine

The Greenhouse Barrel + Taproom, 336 E. MLK Blvd. | Oddstory’s former location reopened as its new 21+ taproom

Reignbow Baking Co., 5600 Brainerd Rd. | Local inclusive bakery

Number Ten Chattanooga, 1925 Myrtle St. | Steakhouse known for its steaks, burgers, small plates, and craft cocktails

NOOGAtoday | Savannah Taylor

Shop from an array of clothing items at Savannah Taylor.


The Local Dive Retail, 607 Cherokee Blvd. | Consignment store featuring 30+ vendor booths

Savannah Taylor A Feminine Shop, 826 Georgia Ave. | Retail shop that specializes in “classic and wearable pieces for women and mamas-to-be”

North Star Boutique, 313 Manufacturers Rd. | Boutique featuring “body-positive women’s clothing”

NOOGAtoday | Durham Mines Trails

Hike or bike the old coal mining trails on Lula Lake’s Durham Property.

Photo by NOOGAtoday


Lula Lake Land Trust’s Durham Mine Trails, address TBD (although coordinates are available) | 15+ miles of hiking and mountain biking trails

Aqua-Tots, 6413 Lee Hwy. | Swim school in the Hamilton Place area


Commercial Grade Kitchen at The Howard School, 2500 Market St. | Provides industry-quality experience and new opportunities for learning for culinary students

Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Warner Mentoring Hub, 2015 Bailey Ave. | New hub allows for the expansion of the organization’s mentoring programs


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