McAlister's Deli is planning it's first Evansville location on the east side.
Franchise owner Kent Johnson says the new building will be on North Green River Road at Smythe Road. The new structure will be next to Cheddar's.
Johnson says the deli is unique because it's locally owned and operated.
Officials are working on choosing a contractor and construction should begin soon.
The grand opening is expected in March or April.