La-Z-Boy’s former Monroe HQ site lands Aldi store, retail, residential projects
Posted By: The Toledo Blade on July 24, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Redevelopment plans are coming to fruition in Monroe at the former La-Z-Boy world headquarters site. An Aldi grocery store, a five-unit strip center with a drive-through, and two six-unit residential buildings are planned for the 26-acre cleared site […]
2 planned Amazon Fresh stores in Metro Detroit appear to have been scuttled
Posted By: The Detroit News on May 11, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Plans for at least two Amazon Fresh locations in Michigan appear to have been scrapped. The Madison Heights space once believed to be planned to house the grocer is now available for sublease, according to marketing materials. The […]
Is an Amazon Fresh under construction in Plymouth Township? Supervisor says yes
Posted By: Hometown Life on December 7, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. It appears e-commerce giant Amazon has plans to bring Amazon Fresh, the company’s brick-and-mortar grocery shopping concept, to Plymouth Township. Although Amazon is typically mum on company plans, Plymouth Township Supervisor Kurt Heise said building plans have gone […]
Kroger Opens Distribution Facility in Romulus, Launches Home Delivery Service in Region
Posted By: DBUSINESS on October 19, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. The Kroger Co. opened a Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) in Romulus on Tuesday, facilitating its Kroger Delivery service in metro Detroit. The 135,000-square-foot facility will reach customers up to 90 minutes from the site. Kroger Delivery utilizes temperature-controlled vans […]
Meijer to unveil new store concept with smaller facility in Macomb Twp
Posted By: Macomb Daily on September 5, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Meijer is going small for its newest store in Macomb County. The Grand Rapids-based chain has long been known as a supercenter for its combination of groceries and department stores under one roof. But its latest brick-and-mortar store, […]
First Whole Foods Market in Grand Rapids area opening Aug. 17
Posted By: mlive on July 11, 2022. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Signature Associates’ Joe Rizqallah is proud to have been a part of this deal. A Whole Foods Market at the Radcliff Plaza shopping center in Kentwood near Woodland Mall is opening Aug. 17, according to a sign hanging outside […]
Region’s third known Amazon Fresh grocery store coming to Troy
The region’s third Amazon Fresh grocery store concept is believed to be under construction in Troy. Permits and site plans obtained from the city through a Freedom of Information Act request show a layout and design similar to other Amazon Fresh stores around the country, including locations Crain’s previously first reported in the spring in Shelby […]
Meijer wants abandoned Kmart site in Orion Township
Meijer has its eyes on an abandoned Kmart in an Orion Township shopping center as a future location for a Meijer store. The former Big K at 1025 S. Lapeer Road in the Lake Orion Plaza would be demolished and replaced by the nearly 90,000-square-foot Meijer store, which would be slightly bigger than the Big K and […]
Is this empty Hall Road storefront the site of Amazon Fresh’s first Michigan location?
The proposed remodeling of the former Gander Outdoors store in Shelby Township could be a harbinger of a new grocery option making its way across the country: Amazon Fresh. A site plan I obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request to Shelby Township shows a new exterior to the building at 13975 Hall Road […]
Plans come together for Port Huron’s first downtown grocery store in 50 years
If you had told Steve Fernandez and Michele Jones in 2012 that they were going to retire to Port Huron, then spend most of their retirement savings on becoming grocers, they’d have thought you’d been eating funny mushrooms. In 2012, he was working in Alaska as the Anchorage terminal manager for Koch Industries. Michele, his […]
City commission approves proposal requiring special use permit for small box discount stores
Small-box discount stores — such as Dollar General — may eventually have to obtain special-use permits to open in Toledo under a proposal passed recently by the Toledo City Plan Commission. The proposal, applicable only to new stores coming in, not existing businesses, would affect discount stores with a floor area between 5,000 and 15,000 square […]
Kroger and online grocery firm to build $95M fulfillment center in Romulus
The Kroger Co. and grocery ecommerce firm Ocado Solutions will build a $95 million customer fulfillment center to Romulus. The 135,000-square-foot facility at 15675 Wahrman will create 250 jobs, officials said Monday. The companies had previously announced plans to build a center in the Great Lakes Region. “Kroger is incredibly excited to develop one of our industry-leading customer […]
Certain businesses faring well during pandemic
Joe Sofo wasn’t sure what to expect from a business standpoint when the coronavirus pandemic hit hard over a month ago, but the results have been pleasantly surprising. Sofo Foods, which supplies ingredients to restaurants and fast food joints and operates a retail store on Monroe Street, is one of the local businesses faring well […]
Michigan’s online grocery sector surges amid coronavirus pandemic
Until very recently, Michiganders, like most Americans, were slow to embrace online grocery shopping. In 2019, only about 3 percent of U.S. sales took place online, according to a study of more than 8,000 grocery shoppers. In Europe and South Korea, that number was closer to 15 percent. Two main factors contribute to this lag, […]
Vester Square development would create shopping, dining, park campus in Ferndale
East of downtown Ferndale, a cluster of businesses and parking lots could start to slowly morph into a multifaceted dining and shopping campus. Vester Square — a three-phase redevelopment project estimated to cost $20 million-$25 million— is making its way through Ferndale government approvals, according to city officials and a lead developer, Christian Fuller of […]
Kroger to build marketplace on site of former Kmart in Sterling Heights
A Kroger Marketplace store is set to set up shop at the site of a now-closed Kmart building in Sterling Heights. There are a few permit and utility pieces that are still in motion, but demolition is ready to begin sometime this week, Rachel Hurst, corporate affairs manager at Kroger, said in an email. The […]
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