Boloco Has No Plans to Vacate Back Bay Space Chick-fil-A Wants

Days after Chick-fil-A said it planned to pursue opening the company's first Boston location, the current tenant of the proposed space says they don't plan to move out.

Boston-based Boloco tweeted on Thursday there was no agreement for them to vacate the location at 569 Boylston St., the space Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A told the Boston Globe they plan to pursue.

"We have a lease thru 2020 and a decade of options after. We are working with landlord to find a solution based on what we’ve read," read a tweet from Boloco.

Chick-fil-A already has 11 locations in Massachusetts, including Attleboro, Chicopee, Burlington, Dedham, Framingham, Hyannis, Marlborough, Peabody, Seekonk, Westborough and Worcester.

Another location is slated to open later this month in Methuen.

Chick-fil-A tried expanding in Boston several years ago, but due to CEO Dan Cathy's 2012 comments in opposition to gay marriage, the late Mayor Tom Menino wrote an open letter saying he would block the franchise.

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