Everything we know so far about Concord’s Gibson Mill Market

Everything we know so far about Concord’s Gibson Mill Market

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A new food hall and market at the Gibson Mill redevelopment in Concord has announced its newest tenants ahead of its upcoming opening.

  • Barcos Raw Bar, a seafood restaurant inspired by the soon-to-open Barcos Food Company.
  • Churn Buddies, an ice cream shop serving sundaes, milkshakes, ice cream sandwiches, ice cream cakes and other treats.
  • Kuni’s Kitchen, an Asian cuisine restaurant.

All three are operated by Scratch Made Hospitality Group and will open by next summer, according to a statement Thursday. They join a growing list of other tenants at the market:

  • Cara’s Cookie Co., a locally owned cookie maker benefiting the local nonprofit Cara’s Purpose. Jennifer Hamilton, whose baby Cara died of a brain tumor, founded and runs both organizations.
  • Taco Street, a new street taco spot from the team behind the Mexican restaurant Mexicasa in Harrisburg.
  • High Branch Brewing, a family-owned craft brewery currently located at Gibson Mill, will move to the Gibson Mill Market space. It’ll open this summer.
  • Defined Coffee, a Huntersville-based coffee brand with two other locations in the region.
  • Johnny Rogers BBQ, the popular barbecue and burger restaurant, opens at the Market this fall.
  • The Market Bar will be led by Cabarrus Brewing’s Steve Steinbacher.
  • Luck Factory Games, a board game and entertainment destination with a library of over 1,000 games.

The big picture: The market is the latest development project at the 100-year-old former textile mill. It’ll house food hall style dining and shopping similar to Charlotte’s Optimist Hall, but on a smaller scale.

  • The “locally sourced” food hall sits on 17,000 square feet with room for 10-12 vendors and a full-service restaurant.

Background: Gibson Mill is the former Gibson Manufacturing Company, which opened in 1899. Now, Gibson Mill averages about 1,000 visitors each day. It houses a variety of tenants, including the largest antique mall in the south.


Here are a few renderings and construction pictures of the future Gibson Mill Market.

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Gibson Mill Market rendering, Concord, Food hall

Gibson Mill Market sign. Courtesy of Gibson Mill Market

Gibson Mill Market rendering, Concord, Food hall

Gibson Mill Market construction. Courtesy of Gibson Mill Market

Gibson Mill Market rendering, Concord, Food hall

Courtesy of Gibson Mill Market/ D3 Studio

Gibson Mill Market rendering, Concord, Food hall

Courtesy of Gibson Mill Market/ D3 Studio

Gibson Mill Market rendering, Concord, Food hall

Gibson Mill Market construction. Courtesy of Gibson Mill Market

Editor’s note: This story was last updated on October 14 to include the newest tenants. 

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