A locally owned coffee shop with multiple locations in the corridor will be opening a new shop soon in Uptown Marion.

Work continues on multiple building projects in the city of Marion. Apartments with retail space along 7th Avenue in Uptown Marion are getting set to open soon and the first tenant of those retail spots will be a new location of a popular corridor coffee shop. Coffee Emporium announced on Facebook yesterday that they will soon open a Marion store!

The new Marion location of Coffee Emporium will be right on the corner of Main Strip Uptown. The post doesn't talk about a specific opening date, only teasing a Fall of 2022 opening. That doesn't sound like we'll have to wait very long for a new coffee shop in Uptown Marion.

Coffee Emporium currently lists two locations on its website. One at 220 3rd Avenue in Cedar Rapids, and another at 925 East 2nd Avenue in Coralville. Joining the Marion location this fall will be a new Tiffin store located at 1100 Andersen Place. Along with all your favorite coffee drinks, Coffee Emporium also serves breakfast and lunch items daily. They also cater events throughout the corridor too.

If you're interested in more information on the apartments above stores like Coffee Emporium, you can find listings HERE. Apartment sizes range from studio up to two bedrooms and feature views of the rapidly changing Uptown Marion landscape. Plus, if you rent the right apartment, you just might wake up every day to the smell of freshly roasted coffee. I can think of worse ways to start my day!

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