Franchise owner Sunny Ghai says he received some unexpected news after signing a lease and receiving city approval on his plans to convert an old Goodwill building in Citrus Heights into a drive-thru Burger King restaurant.
The Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce has joined with other area chambers to advocate for a reimbursement plan from the county that would give up to $2,000 to local businesses who incurred costs to comply with COVID-19 policies.
Following extended discussion during a council meeting Thursday night, the Citrus Heights City Council voted to sell a high-profile, 11.3-acre vacant lot at Sylvan Corners to a developer for constructing up to 93 single-family homes.
Following nearly a year of stalled construction activity and a bankruptcy filing, Studio Movie Grill has confirmed that its planned location in Citrus Heights won’t be opening.
Renovation of a vacant building at 7680 Greenback Ln. is nearing completion, as an area construction services company has chosen the site for opening a new permanent office.
Citrus Heights restaurants were quick to reopen outdoor dining this week, following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement Tuesday that the Greater Sacramento Region has qualified to exit a state-imposed stay at home order issued last month.
Despite the coronavirus and related shutdowns, development continued across Citrus Heights in 2020 and is set to continue in 2021.
Citrus Heights is slated to get some new restaurants and other establishments in the coming year, despite the coronavirus pandemic’s affect on the economy over the past year.