Big Changes in Loggers' Run Shoppes

Things are happening in the Shoppes at Loggers’ Run plaza (Palmetto Park Road about 2 miles west of 441, across from the middle school). As we’ve reported in the past, Dunkin’ Donuts is coming. It’s more than just donuts. We now have more detail on several changes.
As you can see on the map above (full flyer at bottom), the plaza is marketing four separate spaces available for lease. Starting with the new “outparcel” building, there are three spaces, each with about 1450 square feet of space.
The Dunkin’ Donuts will be the furthest west and it looks like it will have a drive-thru window on the western wall (see photo at top of this article).
Also available is another small space in the middle near the post office and Mama’s Pizza.
One of the bigger spaces is a story we’re sad to see. The Player’s Edge indoor baseball facility, next to Monkey Joe’s, has closed. This sign was in the door.
For those who don’t realize it, it’s tough to run a business. The nearly 15,000 square feet (about twice the size of the proposed Benihana in the Home Depot plaza) in this space means monthly rent in the ballpark of $27,000. You have to generate a lot of revenue to pay that, plus all the other expenses.
That also means it will be tough to fill that space. It might be deep enough for some 50-yard rifle lanes, but that probably won’t happen. And it’s way too big for our dream of an Indian restaurant (maybe one of the other spaces?).
There are two other new businesses in the plaza. We noticed one between Monkey Joe’s and Kumon. The owner of Creative Elephant Arts and Crafts Studio is apparently Inna Marty Nenko, but she was not in when we visited. They will offer a variety of classes as well as summer camp sessions (maybe they’ll advertise in our summer camp directory?).
There’s also a gym coming – FitRX, just west of Monkey Joe’s. Other than the photos we took we don’t have any more details on it.
The full flyer for the plaza is below:
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Inspections: New Dunkin' Donuts on St. Andrews?

This week’s restaurant inspection report is mostly good news. The biggest thing we noticed was a nearly perfect licensing inspection for a Dunkin’ Donuts at 21200 St. Andrews Blvd, which doesn’t show up on Google Maps or the Dunkin’ Donuts website. But it does show up on the landlord’s website, as you can see in the picture above.
Other near-perfect inspections were recorded in East Boca by Marti’s Deli and a Wendy’s, both on Federal Highway, and in Delray by a couple of the restaurants inside Addison Reserve Country Club.
The worst result was Rebel House on Palmetto in East Boca with 15 violations. Other double-digit numbers were posted by:

  • Davinci’s of Boca (Town Center, 13 violations)
  • Bird Nest Tree (Military Trail in Delray, 13)
  • China Buffet & Grill (Hillsboro in Deerfield, 13)
  • Golden Corral (Sample in Margate, 11)
  • House of Dog (Boca Grove, Powerline south of Glades, 10)

Other notable inspections include:
IHOP (Mission Bay), Asia (Powerline & Camino Real) and Lucky Palace (West Boca Square near Target) each had 9 violations
Sybarite Pig (Shadowood) had 6 minor violations.
The new Chick-Fil-A (Hillsboro in Deerfield) had 5 minor violations, ordinarily good but pretty bad for an initial licensing inspection. Chick-Fil-A in Town Center had 4 violations in a routine inspection, with 3 marked high priority.
Jon Smith Subs in Mission Bay had four minor violations, which is pretty good.
Our spreadsheet for this week is below:
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