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The new year will bring new businesses to Germantown.

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Germantown will see multiple businesses open in 2022, including restaurants, a gym and a pet care center.

Here are six businesses to watch for in 2022.

Wolf River Pet Hospital & Resort

Furry friends will have their own business to look forward to in the coming year.

Wolf River Pet Hospital and Resort, 7700 Wolf River Blvd. at the Shops of River Center, will treat your pets’ ailments and house them when needed.

An opening date has not been set for the hospital and resort.

TACOnganas is opening its first brick-and-mortar location at Thornwood in Germantown. It will be a a higher-end Mexican restaurant with a full bar.


TACOnganas will bring its savory tacos to Germantown in 2022 with its first brick-and-mortar location.

The taco truck will open a higher-end Mexican restaurant with a full bar sometime in February at Thornwood where Kohesian Soko Style Eatery previously was located, 1730 S. Germantown Road, #115.

The restaurant’s name has yet to be determined.

Crumbl Cookies

Crumbl Cookies will bring its freshly baked, over-the-top cookies to Saddle Creek in Germantown. It will be the business’s third Memphis-area store.

An opening date for the cookie store, 7605 W Farmington Blvd., has not been set yet.

Crumbl Cookies will open its third Memphis-area location to Saddle Creek in Germantown.

Nailology Salon & Spa

Germantown’s central business district is growing with the addition of Nailology Salon and Spa, 2126 Exeter Road, in the Germantown Collection.

The new business will pamper customers head to toe with manicures, pedicures, hand massages and massage chairs.

The nail salon is set to open in January, but an exact date has not been set yet.

Starting Strength

A new year means new goals, and Starting Strength’s personal trainers will help with that.

The gym’s personal coaches work with individuals to create a workout plan designed to help improve the customer’s health and strength.

Starting Strength will open Jan. 3 in the Germantown Collection. This is Starting Strength’s first Memphis-area gym.

Gus’s Fried Chicken

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is moving from Collierville to Germantown in early 2022.

After looking into renovating the 215 S. Center St. location in Collierville, Gus’s owner Wendy McCrory decided instead to open another store at 3100 Forest Hill Irene Road.

Gus’s Fried Chicken will serve up its traditional fried chicken with southern sides and drinks to complement the meal.

An exact opening date has not been set yet.


By: Dima Amro for Memphis Commercial Appeal | Published Dec. 29. 2021