Friday, December 27, 2013
Bass Pro Shops announced Dec. 20 that the retailer would be moving into an approximately 150,000-square-foot facility in North Charleston.
The outdoor store will also be home to a restaurant and bowling alley and will sit that the intersection of Interstate 26 and Northside Drive, officials said. The store will be the primary anchor of a 2-million-square-foot development called Ingleside Plantation.
Construction is set to begin in 2014 with an opening in 2015.
“By adding a Bass Pro Shops to this premier development in North Charleston, we hope to enhance this area’s rich tradition and long history of being a highly sought-after outdoor and tourist destination,” said Johnny Morris, founder of Bass Pro Shops.
The Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill is a nautical-themed venue inside the store that will feature 12 lanes of bowling in an ocean atmosphere and a grill that offers appetizers, sandwiches, salads and burger.
“This highly visible location on I-26 is easily accessible and will allow us to bring Bass Pro Shops’ low prices and famous friendly, expert service to the area’s many sportsmen and women as well as the millions of visitors to the Charleston area each year,” Morris said.
The company says Charleston’s allure as a tourist destination and the nearly one million people who enjoy hunting in the Lowcountry make the location perfect for Bass Pro Shops.