A franchise that serves pizza, salads, subs and sandwiches has plans to open at 404 E. Silver Spring Dr., the former home of .
A co-owner of Ideal Homes is planning to completely renovate the space, with hopes of opening in January. The name of the business will be announced by the time the tenant's conditional use permit goes before the Whitefish Bay Plan Commission at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 20.
Andy Garrison, the building's owner, said the restaurant will offer pizza by the slice, full pizzas, a salad bar, sandwiches and soup, bringing an alternative dining option from and . He said the franchise also plans to apply for a license to serve wine and beer.
"It should be a nice addition to the street," Garrison said.
The space has been on the market for three months, ever since the owner of What's Poppin' decided not to pursue a gelato cafe under the name . Garrison was also discussing leasing the space with Suburpia, as well as another pizza place and another sandwich shop.
"We really waited for a good quality tenant with good quality plans," Garrison said.