Recently, a help-wanted sign arrived on the storefront. Depending on the role, hourly wages run anywhere from $17.50 (service team) to $38.19 (general manager)... in January 2022. In April, a PE rep said that the projected opening date was around June 5.
As noted late last summer, there were issues with permits — as in waiting for the city, Con Ed, etc., to approve them. (One tipster told us that management here was very late in completing the necessary paperwork for the various licenses, etc.)
Panda Express launched in California in 1983 ... with more than 2,000 locations today, including a handful around NYC.