Former tattoo shop to become Rick's Oyster Bar in downtown Tyler

Published on Sunday, 16 March 2014 23:28 - Written by Staff Reports

Rick Eltife is installing a bathroom and a bar at 108 W. Erwin St. for $45,000. Eltife plans to turn the 1,600-square-foot space, which formerly housed a tattoo shop and neighbors Rick’s on the Square, into Rick’s Oyster Bar. O’Sullivan Management is listed as the contractor.

Starbucks is constructing a 444-square-foot kiosk at Broadway Square Mall, at 4601 S. Broadway Ave., for $80,000. According to the building permit, the owner is Broadway PO SBox LLC, of Indianapolis, while Garrett & Associates, of Whitehouse, is the contractor.

Select Comfort, the company that makes Sleep Number beds, is installing new finishes and partition walls for a new retail store in a 1,779-square-feet space in Broadway Square Mall for $180,000. Jodi Hanna, of Minneapolis, is the owner and Scott General Contracting, of Orchard Park, Ill., is the contractor.

Sign permits were filed by Southpark Shopping Center, where the new Walmart Neighborhood Market is going, at 1900 ESE Loop 323, $51,907, Beer Wells Real Estate Services, Leon’s Signs Inc.; Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen, 2300 E. Fifth St., $14,400, Design Center Signs; Bruno’s Pizza, 1400 S. Vine St., $1,792, Design Center; and Ivan Smith for 1915 and 1921 ESE Loop 323 for $3,600 and $17,252, Shreveport Neon Signs.

Commercial temporary power permits were filed by Popeyes, 2300 E. Fifth St.; and First Alt Fuel Inc., at 425 N. Bois D’Arc.


Roy and Anne Martinez are constructing a 4,490-square-foot home at 7631 Lakeside Lane for $489,000. Campbell Custom Homes Inc., of Bullard, is the contractor.

Keith Culver Homes Inc., of Whitehouse, is building a 3,500-square-foot house at 7320 Princedale for $350,000.

Anderson Construction is building a 2,313-square-foot home at 7739 Cherryhill Drive for $253,000.

Boulevard Homes is constructing a 3,416-square-foot house at 743 Hampton Hill Drive for $205,000.

David Socia is constructing a 2,489-square-foot house at 7369 Standing Rock for $175,000. Socia Developments LLC is the contractor.

A-Z Construction is replacing a door at 1528 E. Don St. for $490 for Scott Odom; a door at 9306 Londonderry for $1,260 for Joseph McDole; and a door at 8156 Karen Drive for Ruther Greencausey for $1,379.

Lowe’s is replacing 12 windows for Stephen Cooper at 4022 New Copeland Road for $4,284.

David Halliday is adding a bathtub at 2320 Woodhaven Drive for $1,500.

There were three applications for approval for construction at Lake Tyler.

They include Chris and Malissa Norris to add a boat stall and walkway at 15920 East Side Road; Bill Knighton installing a boathouse with covered sitting area and sundeck at 15216 Joseph Road; and Terry Carriveack building a two-stall boathouse with a storage room and sitting area at 15870 McElroy Road in Whitehouse.

Driveway permits were filed by Moss Concrete for 2804 E. Erwin St.; and C and R Concrete at 5836 Havens Trail.

There also were 34 HVAC permits filed, as well as one application for residential temporary electrical service and one temporary gas permit.