RICHMOND, VA, 2015-8-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Short Pump residents may be excited to know that the eagerly anticipated 120,000 SF Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is slated to begin construction at West Broad Marketplace on August 10.
West Broad Marketplace is owned by the Mid-Atlantic retail developer NVRetail, Inc. in partnership with Excel Trust, and is located at 12300 West Broad St., just down the street from Short Pump Town Center. Wegmans’ construction commencement marks the second of two anchor stores in progress at West Broad Marketplace, joining an 80,000 SF Cabela’s which broke ground in April.
Wegmans is known for offering incredible customer service, help with meals, the best quality and selection, great tasting prepared foods and low prices. Wegmans currently has 86 stores in the northeast and mid-Atlantic region and is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans’ Short Pump store will have 550 full- and part-time employees, and the vast majority will be hired locally.
“The NVRetail team appreciates playing a part in bringing value-driven companies to growing communities,” remarks Judd Bostian, Vice President of NVRetail. “Wegmans grocery concept is second to none, and the company has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 18 consecutive years.”
West Broad Marketplace features 400,000 square feet of mixed-use retail space and is projected to open this fall. It is located near several other large mixed-use developments including Broad Hill Centre, The Notch at West Creek, and GreenGate.
NVRetail is an owner, operator, and developer of commercial real estate in the Mid-Atlantic region, focused on responsible development of mixed use integrated neighborhood and community retail centers. NVRetail has a long, successful history of working with communities and landowners across the nation and is part of the NV group of companies.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 86-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for eighteen consecutive years. In 2015, Wegmans ranked #7 on the list. The company also ranked #1 for Corporate Reputation, among the 100 ‘most-visible companies’ nationwide in the 2014 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient ® study.
Stephanie McGuinn, NV Retail, 703-407-8605
Jo Natale, Wegmans vice president of media relations, 585-429-3627