Chevy Chase, MD


Sushi Restaurant To Open in Downtown Raleigh’s Warehouse District


(Raleigh, NC – January 29, 2017) Kane Realty Corporation and FCPSM are excited to announce that O-Ku Sushi, an Asian restaurant with celebrated locations in Charleston, Atlanta and Charlotte, will open at The Dillon in Summer 2018. Owned and operated by The Indigo Road Hospitality Group, O-Ku was named a “Top 20 Best New Restaurant” by Esquire magazine in 2010, and a “Best Sushi Restaurant in the U.S.” by Travel + Leisure in 2013.

“O-Ku Sushi will be a wonderful addition to our restaurant offerings,” said John Kane, CEO of Kane Realty Corporation. “Indigo Road offers top service and incredible food and beverages throughout its group of exciting, destination restaurants. With their successful ventures in other great cities like Charleston and Atlanta, we are certain they will do well in this location.”

O-Ku celebrates authentic Asian cuisine with a southern approach with a menu that focuses on unique ingredients and sophisticated presentations. From petite plates to sushi specialties, O-Ku showcases the freshest fish from the world’s finest markets and producers in areas such as Norway, Scotland, Hawaii and New Zealand, as well as local sustainable sources.

“As a longtime fan of the city of Raleigh, I’ve been continuously impressed by its vibrant food scene,” said Steve Palmer, managing partner of The Indigo Road Restaurant Group. “I’m excited to join this inspiring community through O-Ku, and bring the hospitality that the Indigo Road is known for.”

While the menu is still being finalized, guests can anticipate a unique blend of elevated sushi, sashimi and nigiri options, hot entrees and other traditional Japanese dishes. O-Ku managing partner Kimball Brienza will work with Palmer to recruit local talent to the Raleigh team to complete the food and beverage program.

The Dillon location will be Indigo Road’s first restaurant in the Raleigh market.



The Dillon is the first mixed-use development of its kind in downtown Raleigh’s rapidly expanding, vibrant Warehouse District. Scheduled for completion in 2018, The Dillon will include 18-stories of Class-A office space, two six-story residential buildings with an adjoining parking deck, and dynamic street-level retail space. With a nod to its 100-year-old history, parts of the original Dillon Supply warehouse building will be preserved and reused in its new life. Learn more about The Dillon at



Kane Realty Corporation (KRC) is a full service real estate development and management company focused on office, retail, multi-family and mixed-use properties of the highest quality. Based in Raleigh, NC since 1978, KRC is dedicated to the goal of creating irresistible places where people will naturally want to gather. Through meticulous attention to detail in every aspect of the property from design and construction management to leasing and property management, Kane’s mission is to build places that improve the quality of life of their businesses, their employees, residents and visitors. For more information, please visit



FCPSM is a privately held real estate investment company that has invested in or financed more than $6 billion in assets since its founding in 1999. FCP invests directly and with operating partners in commercial and residential assets. The firm makes equity and mezzanine investments in income producing and development properties. Based in Chevy Chase, MD, FCP invests commingled, discretionary funds targeted at major real estate markets in the United States. For further information on FCP, please visit



O-Ku, an Indigo Road Restaurant Group concept, features authentic Asian cuisine emphasizing unique ingredients and upscale preparation. Originally conceptualized in Charleston by Steve Palmer, veteran restaurateur and managing partner of the Indigo Road Restaurant Group, O-Ku features rare and unique seafood from the finest fish markets in Tokyo and Hawaii alongside locally sourced ingredients.