New businesses coming to Wake Forest

From WSJ Staff Reports

The following businesses were issued a building permit to operate in Wake Forest in the month indicated: 

March 2021
• Mason Oaks Bath House, 220 Mason Oaks Dr.
• Marlowe Office Center, 1628 S. Main St.

• Tru Hotel, 12315 Hampton Way Dr.

• The Skin Survery Center, 3150 Rogers Road, Ste. 218

• Heartland Dental, 13700 Capital Blvd.

• Brookfields Indoor Golf & Lounge, 1839 S. Main St., Ste. 412
• Royale Tobacco & Vape Inc., 2008 S. Main St., Ste. 306
• Shopieli LLC, 5100 Unicon Dr., Ste. 104

• Rhodes Law Firm PLLC, 853 Durham Road, Ste. D
• Gontram Architecture Inc., 5100 Unicon Dr., Ste. 10

February 2021
• Kiddie Academy Daycare, 945 Gateway Commons Circle
• Johnson Hyundai Of Wake Forest, 11000 Capital Blvd.
• Highpark Nail Spa, 408 S. White St.

• The Ironpeddlers, 2820 Superior Dr.
• Capstone Benefits Group Inc, 620 Dr. Calvin Jones Hwy. 200 

January 2021
• Heritage Corner Shell Bldg., 1898 S Franklin St.
• Heritage Corner Shell Bldg., 1894 S Franklin St.
• Neuse Industrial Park, 4909 Unicon Dr., Ste. 200
• Speech Therapy Solutions, 616 Dr. Calvin Jones Hwy., Ste. 208/212
• On The Move Moving Company, 5100 Unicon Dr., Ste. 105/106
• Capital Fabrics Inc., 12267 Capital Blvd.
• Carolina Clean Pressure Washing, 1423 Wait Ave., Ste. 304D
• Sharkey’s Cuts For Kids, 1040 Forestville Road, Ste. 140

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