Published on: Dec. 28, 2016
Grand Openings & Ribbon Cuttings for the Week of 1/3/17

Please support your fellow Chamber members by attending these upcoming ribbon cutting and grand opening events.
Upcoming Events:


HOS Management will break ground on a new Aloft hotel at 512 W. Oglethorpe Avenue on Thursday, January 5.

Mayor Eddie DeLoach, members of HOS Management, and Savannah’s business community, will participate in a special groundbreaking ceremony. The new Aloft hotel, a Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® hotel brand, is the second hotel HOS Management has developed as part of the company’s revitalization efforts along the dynamic and rapidly growing MLK corridor in historic downtown Savannah.

“We’re very excited to bring Aloft’s vibrant social scene and tech-forward innovation of the brand to the heart of Savannah. We invite the community to join us as we break ground on this exciting new project for HOS,” said Kris Patel, chief financial officer at HOS Management.

Date: Thursday, January 5
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: 512 W. Oglethorpe Avenue (at MLK, Jr. Blvd)



Monday, January 9, Savannah Restaurants Corporation is hosting a grand opening for the 11th Burger King restaurant, located at 496 Jimmy DeLoach Parkway.

Savannah Restaurants Corporation has been in business for more than 30 years and now has 11 Burger King Restaurants, providing more than 400 jobs to local citizens in and around the Savannah area.

Date: Monday, January 9
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: 496 Jimmy DeLoach Parkway



Block Advisors will host a ribbon cutting and open house Thursday, January 12 at their office at 7130 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite 202 in the Commonwealth Building. They are a new firm that specializes in complicated taxes and services for businesses. Whether you are a business owner or an individual filer, Block Advisors have you covered. Here are the services that Block Advisors offer:


  • Expertise; tax advisors have an average of 15 years’ experience
  • Business services such as bookkeeping and payroll
  • Advisors available year-round
  • Tax planning services to help customers prepare for the future


Learn more at or call Ruth Linton, MBA, MSA, AFSP, Office Manager, at 912.355.2643.

Date: Thursday, January 12
Time: 3-7 p.m.
Location: Commonwealth Building, 7130 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite 202


Congratulations to the Following Members:


Krystal hosted a ribbon cutting for their newest location at Tanger Outlets before the holidays on December 17 and gave away a free Krystal combo every week for a month to the first 50 people to line up for the event. Take a break from shopping for a bite at Krystal next time you’re at Tanger Outlets. Congratulations to Krystal!

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