Starbucks Opening at Wheelhouse in Federal Hill

| February 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Starbucks in coming to a prime corner in Federal Hill as it will open at a 2,200 sq. ft. retail space at the corner of S. Charles St. and Cross St. at the newly-built Wheelhouse development. Construction is currently underway and Starbucks hopes to open in late-April or early-May.

Wheelhouse, which is a five-story apartment building with 29 “co-living” apartments and 5,500 sq. ft. of ground-floor retail, was developed by 28 Walker. Mark Sapperstein of 28 Walker said, “Starbucks likes being in the heart of what’s going on.” He talked about the growth of Charles St. with the redeveloped Cross Street Market across the street, busy nightlife, and energy moving west in the neighborhood with developments like Stadium Square less than two blocks away.

A Starbucks spokesperson told in an email, “Starbucks is always looking for great locations to better meet the needs of our customers, and we are happy to confirm that we will be opening a new location at 1100 S. Charles St, Space 1 in Baltimore, MD this spring. This cafĂ© will employ approx. 15-17 partners (employees).”

The Starbucks space has an all-glass facade facing S. Charles St. and Cross St. It will have some outdoor seating along Cross St.

This is the third Starbucks on the South Baltimore Peninsula as one is open at Southside Marketplace in Locust Point/Riverside, and one is open inside the Harris Teeter at McHenry Row in Locust Point.

Fried chicken restaurant BRD is also a tenant at Wheelhouse. There is one 1,150 sq. ft. retail space still available.

This article has been updated with a comment from Starbucks

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