Cheesecake Factory coming to Friendly Center in 2016

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The owners of Friendly Center announced Tuesday that The Cheesecake Factory is coming to the shopping center in 2016.

According to a release, The Cheesecake Factory will be situated at the corner of West Friendly Avenue and Pembroke Road, which is where Carolina Bank was located.

“The addition of The Cheesecake Factory coupled with the recent announcement of West Elm and Pieology solidifies Friendly Center as the premier shopping and entertainment destination for customers in Greensboro and the surrounding area,” said Brad Rogers, General Manager of Friendly Center.

Demolition of the Carolina Bank is underway and construction of the new restaurant is expected to begin by the summer of 2016.

The owners of Friendly Center said the opening could be as early as the fall of 2016.

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