Leesburg’s historic district is not the only part of town bubbling with new business activity.
The Village at Leesburg will celebrating several new openings in the coming months.
Banfield Animal Hospital celebrated its grand opening March 5. The animal hospital provides preventative pet health care and has nationwide locations. It joins six other shops and restaurants expected to open by this summer.
On the culinary side, Shanghai Station and Ten Spot Kitchen & Tap will complement existing food and dining offerings, both expecting to open this spring. Shanghai Station debuts its concept of French-inspired Asian cuisine, developed by a nationally acclaimed chef. Ten Spot Kitchen & Tap
expects to be a draw for foodies and sports enthusiasts and will feature a large, outdoor, full-service patio. The eatery hopes to provide a showcase for viewing Big Ten college games and will source some of its food from Big Ten regions.
On the entertainment side, there is something brewing for fun lovers of all shapes and sizes. Atomic Trampoline Fun Center brings its indoor trampoline park to the Village this summer. Atomic Trampoline Fun Center features more than 16,000 square feet of indoor family entertainment including more than 40 interconnecting trampolines, a dodge ball court, foam pits and “Slam Ball” courts. It will also host birthday parties for all ages, aerobic classes, team building outings and field trips.
For the littler ones, indoor playground and café Luv 2 Play is a new and exciting, parent supervised, interactive playground powered by creativity and imagination. They offer a safe, clean and educational play space for children, from newborns to age 12, while also providing a relaxing environment for parents, drop- and-shops and date nights. It is an indoor entertainment and recreation family center, with specially designed, custom-made baby area, toddler area, build area with an indoor jungle gym, motion magic and ball blaster zone. They will also host birthday parties for all ages.
Also for the young ones, child care center Montessori Kids Universe will begin accepting applications this spring. Through its year-round program and Montessori curriculum that is integrated with a Reggio-inspired art and science enrichment program, Montessori Kids Universe’s goal is to develop engaged and independent thinkers who embrace community, responsibility, and leadership.
The Village will also be the first Northern Virginia location for beauty center BodyBrite. The shop offers a full range of services including IPL hair removal, skin rejuvenation, microdermabrasion, oxygen facials, chemical peel treatments, face, neck and body contouring as well as teeth whitening for affordable and competitive prices.
All these openings add to the substantial growth the Village has seen over the last two years, a press release notes. In the last 24 months, the Village has leased more than 100,000 square feet of space across all categories including entertainment, dining, apparel, and services. The new shopping and dining options are in addition to the multi-million-dollar ‘place-making’ renovations completed in 2015, which added a new pop-up fountain, dual fire-and-water fountain feature, plaza expansion, large-scale kinetic wind sculptures, ambient tree lighting, enhanced seating options, and free WiFi and music throughout. Additionally, the extension of Russell Branch Parkway, along the project’s southern border, to Battlefield Parkway will coincide with the opening of the adjacent new Lowes Home Improvement.