SHP Celebrated New Drive-Thru StarbucksNovember 14, 2014
November 14, 2014 – Signal Hill, CA –The Signal Hill Gateway Center, operated by Signal Hill Petroleum, celebrated the grand opening of a drive-thru Starbucks Reserves store, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014.
Starbucks, located at the corner of E. Spring St. and California Ave., is the most recent business to open at the 24-acre retail shopping center. Attendees included Signal Hill Mayor Ed Wilson, Councilmembers Tina Hansen and Lori Woods, Signal Hill Police Chief Michael Langston, Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce President Terry Rogers, Planning Commissioners Jane Fallon, Shannon Murphy, Rose Richard and Devon Austin, as well as Randy Wilson, owner of the general contractor company, Norm Wilson and Sons.
“We are so pleased to have the newest Starbucks in the city and look forward to a long, lasting relationship,” said Mayor Wilson at the reception.
This is the first Starbucks in the City of Signal Hill to boast the brand’s new Reserve experience, with an interactive roastery and tasting bar as well as exclusive blends and premium brewing equipment.
“We’re excited to welcome Starbucks to the Gateway Center,” said David Slater, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Signal Hill Petroleum. “The enthusiasm and support from the community has been overwhelming and we look forward to enjoying an excellent cup of coffee with our neighbors and friends at this great new location.”
The new 1,700 square foot store, located at 999 E. Spring St., is now open daily from 4:30 am – midnight and features an outdoor patio area.
The Signal Hill Gateway Shopping Center will also be celebrating the opening of a new Sprint store on Saturday November 15th, as well as a Chipotle Mexican Grill in early December 2014.
About Signal Hill Petroleum
Signal Hill Petroleum is a privately owned California-based energy specializing in sustainable real estate redevelopment within Long Beach and Signal Hill. Through its decades of operating experience, SHP has developed a unique expertise not only in urban oil and gas production operations, but also in in the renewal of oil-impacted land acquisitions. The Signal Hill Gateway Center is home to several operating oil wells and anchored by a Home Depot, Petco, and Ross Dress For Less.