The Old Capitol Town Center will see new additions next semester with two chain restaurants, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers and Panera Bread, moving in.
Kevin Digmann, general manager of the Old Capitol Town Center, said the deals took around three to four months to negotiate.
Freddy’s will occupy the 3,000 square feet of office space where the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability used to reside.
Freddy’s is slated to open in February, with Panera to open next door later in the spring. The stores will be located on Clinton Street, and construction has already started, according to a press release issued by the Old Capitol Town Center.
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