Meijer to invest $400M in new, remodeled stores this year
New super centers scheduled to open in Michigan
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. plans to invest more than $400 million in new and remodeled stores this year.
Grand Rapids-based Meijer announced Wednesday that the investment includes construction of nine new Meijer super centers and 32 remodeling projects.
Metro Detroit stores that will undergo remodeling:
- Allen Park, Mich.
- Clinton Township., Mich.
- Lapeer, Mich.
- Lenox Township, Mich.
- Marysville, Mich.
- Port Huron, Mich.
- Roseville, Mich.
- Royal Oak, Mich.
- Shelby Township, Mich.
- Southfield, Mich.
- Warren, Mich.
- Wixom, Mich.
New super centers are scheduled to open this year in:
- Owensboro, Ky.
- Evansville, Ind.
- Indianapolis, Ind.
- Round Lake Beach, Ill.
- Flossmoor, Ill.
- Sturgis, Mich.
- Flat Rock, Mich.
- Sussex, Wis.
- Waukesha, Wis.
Moreover, Meijer plans to use $80 million of that $400 million to remodel 12 super centers throughout the Detroit area.
Chief Executive Officer Hank Meijer says in a statement that the company is "pleased to continue to grow and invest in the Midwest communities that have supported us for so long."
Since 2010, Meijer has opened 36 new stores and remodeled dozens of others. The company says each new store creates as many as 300 jobs.
Meijer operates 224 super centers and grocery stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
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