Harris Teeter coming to Westwood Plaza

Harris Teeter has finalized a deal to move into Westwood Plaza in West Ashley. The shopping center at Sam Rittenberg Boulvard and Highway 61 is anchored by a Barnes & Noble bookstore.

A half-vacant shopping center in West Ashley soon will see an injection of new life.

Harris Teeter supermarket has finalized the deal to move into Westwood Plaza in West Ashley, according to John Orr with Colliers International commercial real estate. The placement of the Matthews, N.C.-based supermarket chain’s new store will require a shift in the shopping center for TJ Maxx, he said.

Orr expects the new supermarket to open within 18 months. Construction could begin later this year.

Separately, Orr said that Crust Wood Fired Pizza will open a second location — in Summerville. The space is in an Earth Fare-anchored Horizon Square shopping center under construction at 1101 N. Main St. Other tenants include Petco and Dunkin’ Donuts. Crust Wood’s existing restaurant is at 1956 Maybank Highway next to the Terrace Theater on James Island.

A new pawn shop is headed to the Ladson area, according to Vitre Stephens of the commercial real estate firm Avison Young. Big Bucks Management Inc. recently leased a 4,000-square-foot shop at 113-C&D College Park Road, near Ladson Road. It should open in about 90 days.

A 10th Bojangles chicken restaurant in the region will welcome customers at Ladson Road and Palmetto Commerce Parkway in North Charleston soon. ... Pawleys Front Porch at 608 Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant’s Belle Hall Shopping Center has closed. ... Pluff Mud Love LLC, a beauty supply store, has leased a 1,355-square-foot retail space in Pierpont Crossing at 2408 Ashley River Road in West Ashley, according to Will Sherrod of Lee & Associates commercial real estate.

A new Mexican-inspired restaurant headed to Bohicket Marina has a new opening date. Elizabeth and David Woodworth of Seabrook Island plan to open Arriba Cantina Cocina on April 28. It will offer Latin cuisine with a few Southern twists.

After 11 years, Felice Designs is closing its 424 King St. store April 30 and moving its handcrafted jewelry business to the James Island home of artist and owner Felice Killian. She will continue to operate by appointment at her home studio.

Do you know of a retail business that is opening, closing or expanding? Reach Warren L. Wise at 937-5524 or twitter.com/warrenlancewise.