People in Gadsden are excited about the city’s growth following two big announcements to bring more jobs to the area.
This week, Buffalo Wild Wings announced plans to bring a restaurant to the riverfront. It’s expected to create 120 jobs City leaders are hopeful that a new city venue will spark growth along the riverfront.
News of the Buffalo Wild Wings comes after Koch Foods said it would expand its plant and create 200 jobs.
One community member says the growth is attracting people from all over the country.
“This is bringing more people to the community here and more tourist people they’re coming out of town,” Tasarrian Fletcher said. “I seen people from tags say Missouri coming from here, Louisiana.”
Construction on the Buffalo Wild Wings is expected to take about a year, but the venue should be finished much sooner.