Article submitted by Crystal Bell-Flores, MNG Partners, Inc.

K Corporation has announced that Panera Bread will join The Crossing at Meadowood Square shopping center, located at 6407 S Virginia St., at the exit ramp and intersection with Neil Road. Construction of the build to suit will begin early in 2023.

Panera Bread

Panera Bread will enter the northern Nevada market after searching in the area for 7 years. The 3,950 square-foot project will be a free-standing 2-lane drive-thru building next to the Taco Bell, facing Whole Foods Market and Neil Road. After a year of planning, the Panera Bread drive-thru construction is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2023.

“Panera Bread is so excited to open in Reno! We plan to add 60+ jobs at each location and will be baking hot bread daily for our guests. Our plan is to open a handful of Panera Bread Cafes in Reno over the next few years and we look forward to serving our guests salads, soups, sandwiches and our wonderful bakery products,” Richard Alleway, director of real estate and construction of Panera Bread Company.

About Panera Bread Company
Panera Bread Company is a chain store of bakery-café fast-casual restaurants with over 2,000 locations in 48 states within the United States and Canada. Beginning in 1987, the humble community bakery was founded with a sourdough starter from San Francisco with a dream of putting a loaf of bread in every arm. The company offers everything from pastries and baked goods to pastas, salads, sandwiches, and coffee. Along with the pastries, Panera’s artisan breads are typically baked before dawn by an on-staff baker. Panera focuses on quality and clean ingredients, as well as offering a warm and welcoming environment to its customers. More information on Panera Bread can be found at

About The Crossing at Meadowood Square
The Crossing at Meadowood Square shopping center houses additional tenants such as FedEx Office, Ski Pro, Ocean Spa and Nails, Animal Emergency and Specialty Center, JaDa Loft Boutique, In Italia Men’s Wear, Blind Onion Pizza, Save-On Cleaners, Subway, Nevada Home Fitness, and more. The 63,000 square-foot center sits at one of the busiest intersections in Reno, offering excellent visibility from the highway and along South Virginia Street and Neil Road. For more information, visit or call 775.831.1100.